mushrooms


February 21, 2017

Japanify: Takikomi Gohan

by Yoko Kumano

Takikomi Gohan (mixed rice) is one of those comfort foods that fills the kitchen with an earthy aroma.

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November 14, 2016

Cooking with Sushi Kuni: Dobinmushi

by Kayoko Akabori

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Autumn is my favorite season. I love the foliage, the chill in the air, the shift in sunlight.

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September 2, 2016

The Umami Reader: A BART Station That Smells Like Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Sarah Han

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– A friend recently posted on Facebook, “Anyone else wonder why the Millbrae BART station always smells like chocolate chip cookies baking?

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June 1, 2015

Lazyass Cookin’: Cold Sanuki Udon with Nameko Mushrooms

by Kayoko Akabori

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Many of you are well aware of my noodle addiction. I like all noodles: soba, udon, ramen, linguine, naengmyun, pho, any and all of it.

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November 25, 2013

The Swedish Chef: Champignons Bourguignons

by Haan Ridell

Soyez le bienvenu au cours de cuisine Française contemporaine. Aujourd’hui nous allons faire un ragoût aux champignons bourguignon délicieux, champignons bourguignons.*

And that is the extent of my French lingo skills. 

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September 20, 2013

MOTO x Japanify Mashup: Kombu-Cured Enoki Mushrooms

by Yoko Kumano

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Last month, MOTO made a surprise appearance for our one-year anniversary party. With not one hair out of place, he casually sauntered into our shop and helped us dress into our summer kimnonos.

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August 8, 2013

Japanify: Chopped Shiitake + Clam Pasta

by Yoko Kumano

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I am really into pulverizing food lately. In addition to my daily dose of fruit smoothie in the morning, I’ve also been experimenting with finely chopped foods. 

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March 5, 2013

MOTOism: Homemade Dried Shiitake

by Moto Yamamoto

Dried mushrooms are fashionable. They are packed with umami, and don’t contain any artificial crap. By drying them, mushrooms are concentrated with nutrients and all the good stuff.

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December 20, 2012

Japanify: Matsutake Soup

by Yoko Kumano

Taking half an hour out of my schedule to slow down and warm up has been possible these past few weeks thanks to this simple soup.

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October 22, 2012

The Forest Feast: Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

by Erin Gleeson

Forager, alert! Mushrooms are everywhere right now. I was in Santa Cruz recently and met a forager who showed me all the edible mushrooms he’d found on his walk and gave me tips on how to spot them.

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