July 10, 2013

Kuishinbo: A Trip to Yugeta Shoyu Brewery (Saitama)

by Umamimart Guest

By Yuki HD

I recently spent a month visiting my family in Tokyo. I had so many great meals, went to an onsen (hot springs), a winery, and paid my respects to my family’s gravesite.

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February 5, 2013

MOTOism: Homemade Ponzu

by Moto

When life gives you sour oranges, make ponzu sauce.

Ponzu is such a versatile condiment and its acidity adds a lot more dimension than regular soy sauce.

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June 16, 2011

Japanify: Nuked Potato

by yoko


Microwave cooking is big in Japan. Just like buying panties from vending machines. People do it all the time and there is no need to be ashamed when doing it.

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July 22, 2010

Japanify Ingredients: Tamari vs. Shoyu

by yoko


I was always baffled by tamari. I had never used it until one of my friends and faithful readers of UM suggested that I should write about tamari vs.

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