umeboshi


July 6, 2016

Happy Hour: Umeboshi Splash!

by Kayoko

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My best friend Sara wrote a book and it just came out! It’s called Never Ever and it is a young adult fiction novel recreating the story of Peter Pan.

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May 5, 2014

Japanify: Cucumber Ume Quick Pickles

by yoko

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It’s been hot in Berkeley lately and crunchy cucumbers have been a go-to for cooling down and feeling refreshed in my kitchen.

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July 24, 2012

MOTOism: NYC Umeboshi Project: Year Two

by Moto

As some of you may remember, I made umeboshi (pickled plum) last year, while Kayoko & Co.

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October 13, 2011

The Ume Project: Umeboshi Finale

by Kayoko

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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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October 3, 2011

Battle ReCPY: NYC Umeboshi Project, Pt. 3

by Moto

September 16, 2011

The Ume Project: The Aka-Shiso Edition

by Kayoko

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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

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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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July 25, 2011

Battle ReCPY: The NYC Umeboshi Project

by Moto

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After seeing the Ume Project on the west coast, I was intrigued. I like umeboshi (pickled plums) and every time I go home to Japan, I bring back my mother’s homemade ones.

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July 19, 2011

The Ume Project: Pickling for Umeboshi

by Kayoko

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After our Berkeley backyard ume foraging adventure, Yoko, Sylvan (of Peko Peko) and I met up six days later to start pickling our umeboshi (pickled plum).

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July 6, 2011

The Ume Project: Foraging

by Kayoko

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Yoko and I tagged along with Sylvan of Peko Peko last week to forage for ume (Japanese plums aka Prunus mume).

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