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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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Teppanyaki Menu for your Barbecue!

by Hazuki

Barbecue season is here and it’s going to be a hot one! Break out the grill and get some of your old favourites on there, burgers, sausages… The..

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Benefits and uses of Sesame oil

by Hazuki

It’s a common misconception to think that oil is only good for frying, and as a result, is bad for your heath. Sesame oil breaks the mould. It..

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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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The all-Purpose - Wonder Seasoning: Shio-koji

by Hazuki

Koji is a malted rice used in the fermentation process for miso, sake, and soy sauce.

Shio-koji has only natural flavour and colour, and contains..

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Why curry in summer?

by Hazuki

Curry in Japan

There are certain foods that you start to crave when it’s hot: something light maybe, or something cold to cool you..

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Celebrate International Sushi Day

This Sunday not only marks the celebration of Father's Day but it's also International Sushi Day. 

Ever since it was first celebrated back in..

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