shiitake


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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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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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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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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August 23, 2012

Japanify: Warm Shiitake and Corn Salad

by Yoko Kumano

After a whole summer of non-stop sunshine, fruit smoothies and ice-cold Franzia boxed wine (that was actually only for a day, sadly…), I’m really looking forward to the comforting food of autumn.

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