Japanese


October 10, 2016

You Need This in Your Life: Bacon and Egg Mazemen from YUJI Ramen

by Furo-chan

Living in Japan, I’m not used to spending a lot of money for ramen. But recently, while visiting New York – Brooklyn, to be exact – I shelled out $20 for a bowl of ramen and I would do it all over again.

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November 23, 2015

Japanify: Yuzu Kanten

by yoko

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It’s yuzu season! When my sister starts giving me yuzu, I know it’s official: the holidays are here and yuzu is in abundance to help me cope.

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September 14, 2015

Furochan Eats: Taco Rice GIF!

by Furo-chan

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Taco rice is the culinary lovechild of Tex-Mex, Okinawan and Japanese flavours — a dish that’s popular all over Japan these days.

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March 19, 2015

Japanify: Shisomaki

by yoko

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Every time I go to Japan, I am exposed to new foods, new regions and new friends.

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February 9, 2015

Abura-ya: Izakaya for the People

by Kayoko

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Let me start off by saying that I think Abura-ya is the most exciting dining experience in the Bay Area in the last few years.

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October 13, 2014

Japanify: Grilled Shio-Koji Nagaimo

by yoko

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Last February, I went to Jicca in Tokyo and had this seemingly unassuming dish. I’ve mainly had raw nagaimo (Chinese yam) julienned or grated in all its gooey glory.

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June 18, 2014

Japanify: How to Make Japanese Curry from SCRATCH

by yoko

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(Don’t have time to make Japanese curry from scratch? Check out Yoko’s Easy Japanese Curry recipe.)

For two months, Kayoko and I at curry for dinner almost every night.

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May 5, 2014

Japanify: Cucumber Ume Quick Pickles

by yoko

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It’s been hot in Berkeley lately and crunchy cucumbers have been a go-to for cooling down and feeling refreshed in my kitchen.

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March 10, 2014

Kuishinbo: Easy Homemade Mirin

by Yuki HD

I’m sure Umami Mart readers know about mirin and have used it in cooking, but may not be sure about what it is exactly.

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February 7, 2014

Japanify: Salmon Avocado Donburi

by yoko

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Shopping for the freshest seafood just got easier with another fish market that opened in the People’s Republic of Berkeley.

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