Rice


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 2, 2016

Postcard from Hokkaido: Next-Level Ochazuke in Kushiro

by Florentyna Leow

I’ve had many a bowl of ochazuke in my life but never expected to be blown away by a rendition from a random little izakaya called Aburiya in Kushiro.

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May 25, 2016

Japanify: Crabshroom Rice

by Yoko Kumano

I wanted to make something simple and mouthwatering for the Canned Crab Challenge. Sarah’s Snow Crab Jeon is a tough act to follow, so I also wanted to make something that could potentially complement her recipe.

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April 15, 2016

Sake Gumi News: Rice Rice Baby (April 2016)

by Yoko Kumano

um_sakegumi_logoApril sakes ship today for Sake Gumi, our monthly sake subscription club. If you like what’s on deck here, you should join!

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September 14, 2015

Furochan Eats: Taco Rice GIF!

by Florentyna Leow

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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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April 16, 2015

Rice Mill Machine at Aoki Brewery

by Kayoko Akabori

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During our visit to Aoki Brewery in Niigata, we were told that the three most important factors of brewing sake is the rice, the water and the people. 

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February 7, 2014

Japanify: Salmon Avocado Donburi

by Yoko Kumano

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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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January 17, 2014

Japanify: Take-It-Easy Takikomi

by Yoko Kumano

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If there’s one thing 6 days in paradise (Kauai) reminded me about life, it’s that cooking rice on the stove top (and not in a rice cooker) is so easy!

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December 2, 2013

Casa de Kei: Kimchi Omurice

by Keisuke Akabori

INGREDIENTS
Serves 2

1 small chicken breast, cut into small cubes
10 green beans, diced small
1/4 medium yellow onion, diced small
1/2 cup kimchi, diced medium
4 shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 fresno chili or jalapeño, diced extra small
3 eggs, whisked
2 cups steamed white rice
1/4 cup tomato sauce
3 tbsp Sriracha
4 tbsp blend oil, 1/2 olive oil and 1/2 canola oil
Salt and pepper, to taste

METHOD

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May 21, 2013

Casa de Kei: Mame Gohan (Beans + Rice)

by Keisuke Akabori

Mame gohan (beans and rice) with English sweet peas, organic radish, negi (green onions) and katsuo bushi (bonito flakes).

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