vegetarian


October 13, 2014

Japanify: Grilled Shio-Koji Nagaimo

by yoko

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Last February, I went to Jicca in Tokyo and had this seemingly unassuming dish. I’ve mainly had raw nagaimo (Chinese yam) julienned or grated in all its gooey glory.

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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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May 2, 2014

Slightly Peckish: Vegetarian Temple Food and Claypot Rice (HK)

by Sakura

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One of the things we wanted to do when we were in Hong Kong was to try some vegetarian temple food.

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May 2, 2013

Japanify: Lotus Root Kinpira

by yoko

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I am a huge fan of spice, and finding a dish that I can make that delivers the spice is always a welcome affair.

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November 15, 2012

Japanify: Kale Ohitashi

by yoko

Although I have embraced the fact that I have now crossed-over into 30-somethingdom, my diet has not caught up.

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September 13, 2012

Japanify: Hiyayakko with Myoga

by yoko

My sister has a giant myoga plant that is thriving in a shady spot by her chicken coup coop.

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June 11, 2012

Forest Feast: Strawberry Caprese

by Erin Gleeson

Strawberry Caprese is a seasonal twist on the classic tomato basil appetizer. A perfect mix of sweet and savory!

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January 30, 2012

ReCPY: Homemade Worcestershire Sauce

by Moto

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One of my favorite restaurants is Kajitsu, as I’ve written a couple of awesome reviews about the place.

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September 30, 2011

Umamimart Writers’ Dinner: Robata Jinya (LA)

by sarah nevada

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On a particularly temperate Los Angeles evening, three Umamimart writers (one a founding member), and an Umamimart photographer, joined three Umamimart supporters and friends for a lovely dinner at Robata Jinya in West Hollywood, CA.

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May 5, 2011

Japanify: Ohitashi (Blanched Spinach)

by Kayoko

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Hey hey, Kayoko here, filling in for Yoko this week. Seems that summer has arrived in the Bay Area (a balmy 77˚F in Oakland, holla!), which means I will only cook meals that take me a few minutes to prepare.

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