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March 19, 2015

Japanify: Shisomaki

by Yoko Kumano

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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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June 4, 2013

MOTOism: My Vegetable Garden

by Moto Yamamoto

As you’ve seen from my previous posts, my current apartment has a nice-sized balcony, which gets wonderful sunlight. 

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October 2, 2012

MOTOism: Farewell to Summer: Shiso Beautiful

by Moto Yamamoto

This is my second write-up in a series about summer vegetables. Instead of enjoying them now, I am packing them for the upcoming seasons.

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August 14, 2012

MOTOism: MOTOburger (Rice Buns)

by Moto Yamamoto

If you have been to Japan, you’ve been to MOS burger, the best burger chain.

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April 12, 2012

Japanify: Maguro Zukedon

by Yoko Kumano

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My partner Washi recently got a job as a salaryman. This may not seem that odd until you consider the fact that he is living in Berkeley, California and to qualify as a salaryman, you are usually employed by a Japanese corporation.

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October 13, 2011

The Ume Project: Umeboshi Finale

by Kayoko Akabori

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PREFACE
The Ume Project: Foraging
The Ume Project: Pickling for Umeboshi
The Ume Project: Umeshu (Plum Liqueur)
The Ume Project: The Aka-Shiso Edition

Since July, Yoko and I have been working on umeboshi (pickled plums) with Sylvan of Peko Peko, a Japanese catering company based in Oakland.

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September 16, 2011

The Ume Project: The Aka-Shiso Edition

by Kayoko Akabori

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This post is rather late, for which I apologize. Er, about a month late. SORRY! Where has all the time gone?

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August 29, 2011

Battle ReCPY: NYC Umeboshi Project, Pt. 2

by Moto Yamamoto

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PREFACE
Battle ReCPY: NYC Umeboshi Project, Pt. 1

After a couple of weeks of pickling plum in salt, it extracts all the water out of the plums, which makes umezu (plum vinegar).

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September 20, 2010

ReCPY: Chicken Shiso CoRn Ball

by Moto Yamamoto

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As I promised, this week I am sharing my chicken shiso coRn ball recipe this week.

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August 11, 2010

Skankynavia: The Art of Growing Shiso

by Anders Arhoj

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I am not a gardener.

I have no interest in physical labour, no patience for watching stuff grow and I’m always too busy for watering.

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