December 17, 2015

Umami Mart Gift Sets Make Holiday Shopping Easy Breezy

by Umami Mart Staff

We’ve put together a few gift sets to make holiday shopping super easy for you. But if none of these fit the bill, we’ve got several suggestions for presents $25 and under, $50 and under, and $100 and under.

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December 25, 2013

Merry Kurisumasu

by Kayoko Akabori

Merry Christmas everyone! I just woke up from yet another nap. I am sorry I have been neglecting thee, but after a full recovery day from this crazy last month, I will be fully devoted to you again.

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December 17, 2013

MOTOism: Living on Deadlines

by Moto Yamamoto


Apologies for my long absence, my life has been a bit chaotic. As you know, I teach cooking classes to Japanese ladies (some gents), and temaki sushi-making class for Americans.

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December 25, 2011

Merry Xmas Wagashi (Sweets)

by UM Guest


By Kenji Miura

I celebrated Christmas in Japan by making wagashi, or traditional Japanese sweets.

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December 23, 2011

Happy Hour: Tom + Jerry, The Original Winter Cocktail

by Fredo Ceraso

Tom & Jerry

Winter is coming. The leaves are long gone; stark bare branches and the increasing chill in the air are all that remain of autumn.

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December 13, 2011

Skankynavia XXXmas Special: Glögg aka Devil’s Blood

by Anders Arhoj


It’s Christmas in a minute or two, and from my windows overlooking the big lakes of Copenhagen I watch people rushing back and forth in the typical December rain.

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