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How to make sushi rice

Making sushi rice may seem simple, but getting the perfect consistency isn't easy. For weeks, if not months, apprentice chefs will master the art..

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Yakumi the natural condiment 

by Hazuki

What is Yakumi?

Yakumi is a natural condiment that is used both as food seasoning and in medicine to sterilize. Some yakumi is made from..

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Equipment Needed to Make Sushi Rolls

by Hazuki

Today we are looking at the equipment and ingredients needed to make maki sushi rolls. Making maki-sushi is simple with the correct equipment...

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How katakuriko is used in Japanese cooking?

by Hazuki
Katakuriko is potato starch, and it is used in Japanese cookingmostly as thicker. It is the Japanese equivalent of corn starch.It’s often used in..
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Dashi, Shiro-dashi, Tsuyu? – What’s the difference?

by Hazuki

Many different ingredients are used just as a base soup stock. The western world has adopted the Japanese name for these ingredients and can be..

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Miso paste: what’s it all about?

by Hazuki

 

Miso paste What's it all about?

Miso paste isn’t as simple as you think and is isn’t only used to make miso soup. It’s one of the essential..

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Seaweed the next superfood

by Hazuki

As an island nation surrounded by rich sea life, seaweed has been eaten in Japan from ancient times. Seaweed is used in many Japanese dishes and..

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What is shiso and what can it do?

by Hazuki

What is shiso?

Among all Japanese herbs and spices,probably the most famous is wasabi. It gives a unique pungent aroma and heat. There is a great..

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Is sushi gluten-free?

Sushi is a delicious and flavorsome go-to meal enjoyed by many. But is it safe to eat for people with coeliac disease, or those who have gluten..

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