January 21, 2016

Matcha Salt – It’s Like Green Gold Dust

by Umami Mart Staff

We quickly sold out of these jars of Matcha Salt during the holidays. No surprise, because this stuff is like gold – green gold! A sprinkle can finish and elevate a dish with earthy umami flavor. We recently replenished our supply of Matcha Salt, which are made just for us by our friends at Oaktown Spice […]

September 7, 2012

The PDT Project: Beer and a Smoke

by Payman Bahmani

After a long hard day of work, sometimes all you want is a beer and a smoke. Unfortunately it’s no longer possible to enjoy those two pleasures simultaneously if you’re in a bar (at least in most American cities), so Jim Meehan of PDT devised a clever way of joining them together in a drink […]

April 4, 2011

Culinography: Sea Salt Flakes

by Erin Gleeson

My new favorite thing to cook with! Photo by Erin Gleeson.

July 7, 2010

Condiment Crack: Maldon Sea Salt

by Kayoko Akabori

Meet Maldon Sea Salt. This is the product that inspired me to start this column. This is my crack. No joke, it’s like MSG– except it’s au naturale. I sprinkle it on everything. Eggs, vegetables, meats… EVERYTHING. Not while cooking, but at the very end, when a dish needs some umph. I taste subtle hints […]