What`s Shiso leaves?

What`s Shiso leaves?

About Shiso leaves? Shiso is one of the most beloved condiments in Japan. Because of its very good aroma and taste, it is often eaten with sashimi, sushi, udon and soba noodles. What kind of ingredients? Shiso has been a favorite condiment in Japan since the Jomon...
What`s mirin?

What`s mirin?

About Mirin? “Mirin” is a sweet alcoholic seasoning made from rice. It is used with soy sauce and sugar to fry or stew vegetables and meat. It is a very versatile seasoning! What kind of ingredients? Mirin is a liquor seasoning made from rice. Mirin has a...
What`s glutinous rice flour “Shiratamako”?

What`s glutinous rice flour “Shiratamako”?

About Shiratama flour? “Shiratama flour” is made from glutinous rice that has been polished, washed, and mashed together with water. The dumplings “Dango” you see in Kyoto and other places are made from “shiratama flour”.  What kind...
What`s Myoga?

What`s Myoga?

About Myoga Myoga is used as an accompaniment to soba noodles, tofu, udon noodles, etc. However, there is no need to look hard for it, as it is highly pungent and not often sold. What kind of ingredients? Myoga is also called Japanese ginger. It is mainly used as a...
What`s Fried tofu?

What`s Fried tofu?

About Fried tofu Fried tofu”Abura-age” was created about 500 years ago. It is said that Japanese monks created it as a substitute for meat. Since the killing of animals was prohibited in Buddhism, meat could not be eaten. Under such circumstances,...
What`s  Soy sauce?

What`s Soy sauce?

About Soy sauce The origin of soy sauce is said to be “hishio” from ancient China. Throughout history, many flavors have been created and used in many dishes in Japan. It is now an indispensable seasoning for Sushi, Sashimi, Udon, Gyudon, and more. What...