Wasabi

Wasabi

January 20, 2022

Wasabi (also known as Japanese horseradish) is a plant from the brassica fami...

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Tofu

Tofu

January 20, 2022

Tofu is a delicious ingredient made from pressed bean curds, suitable for veg...

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Sake

Sake

January 13, 2022

Sake is a fermented rice drink and widely accepted as Japan’s traditional alc...

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Japanese Ceramics

Japanese Ceramics

December 09, 2021

Ceramics is a catch-all term that refers to a range of hard, brittle, materia...

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Kombu

Kombu

November 30, 2021

Kombu is a form of edible kelp or seaweed, commonly used in East Asian cookin...

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Dashi

Dashi

November 03, 2021

Dashi is a general term that refers to a range of stocks used in Japanese cui...

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Nori

Nori

October 21, 2021

Nori is a form of dried, edible seaweed, used in the preparation of sushi and...

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Mirin

Mirin

September 27, 2021

Mirin is a fermented rice wine, much used in Japanese cuisine for the making ...

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Japanese Kitchen Knives

Japanese Kitchen Knives

September 21, 2021

No Japanese kitchen is considered complete without its own set of Japanese ki...

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Soy Sauce

Soy Sauce

September 06, 2021

Soy sauce is a traditional condiment and cooking ingredient common in East As...

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Japanese Rice

Japanese Rice

September 06, 2021

Japanese rice fall into two categories – uruchimai and mochigome – both of wh...

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Kōji

Kōji

September 03, 2021

Kōji (or kōji rice) combines rice with kōji mould and is used in fermenting s...

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Miso

Miso

August 24, 2021

Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with...

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What is Japanese Black Vinegar?

What is Japanese Black Vinegar?

June 01, 2021

Once you start getting interested in cooking Japanese food, you may be surpri...

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