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[Recipe by Ms.Sassa] Seri (Japanese parsley/Dropwort) Risotto with Ginger

Seri (Japanese parsley) Risotto with GingerIngredients: (serves for 2~3)1/2 cup of Japanese sushi rice4~5 cups of water1/2 bunch of serigingerpickled ume plum (optional)saltDirection:1. Wash the rice well and drain.2. Put the washed rice and water in a pot and let it come to boil. Stir occasionally to prevent rice from sticking on the bottom.3. Lower [...]

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[Recipe by Ms. Sassa] Ginger infused Daikon and Chicken soup

Ginger infused Daikon and Chicken soupIngredients: (serves 2~3)Daikon……………..8 inches for a skinny daikon and 5 inches for a fat daikonGinger slices………3 sliceschicken wings……..3~5saltscallionDirection:1. Peel Daikon skin using peeler.2. Cut daikon in half length wise (in quarter if daikon is fat)3. Slice halved (quartered) daikon into thin slices (about 1/8 inches)4. wash chicken wings under cold [...]

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[Recipe by Ms. Sassa] ​Daikon radish leaf “furikake” (rice topping)

Daikon radish leaf “furikake” (rice topping)Ingredients: (serves 3~4 )1 head of daikon radish leaf1 table spoon of sesame oil1/2 table spoon of soy saucesalt to taste2.5g bonito flakes (optional)Direction:1. Wash dikon radish leaf well in cold water and pat dry2. finely chop the daikon radish leaf3. Heat the frying pan and put sesame oil4. put [...]

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​[Recipe] ​Goya (Bitter Melon) Chips

Goya (Bitter Melon) ChipsIngredients: (serve 2)Goya……………….1 (about 6 inch long)!katakuri starch (potato starch)…….3~5 table spoonolive oilsaltlimeDirection:1. Cut bitter melon into half lengthwise and scoop out all the seeds and spongy white fibers. 2. Slice into 1/4 inch thickness.3. Massage the sliced bitter melon with 1/2 tea spoon of salt.4. Soak the salted bitter melon in [...]

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​[Recipe] Marinated Baby Tomatoes with ginger

Marinated Baby Tomatoes with gingerMarinated Baby Tomatoes with gingerIngredients (serves 2~4)20 baby tomatoes3 thinly sliced ginger3 leaves of shiso1/3 cup of sushi vinegarDirection1.Make a tiny slit on bottom of tomatoes with sharp knife.2.Put all the tomatoes into boiling water for 30 seconds.3.Scoop out all the tomatoes and put them into ice bath immediately.4.Drain them well. The skin should [...]

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[NEW!] Quality Japanese tea from Sugimoto America

Now we carry 3 kinds of quality green tea from Japan. Sugimoto America imports from Shizuoka prefecture and their tea has been rewarded for its quality.There are Sen cha Kuki cha, and Genmai cha available. Great for gift, too!Please order from our " Japanese Tea" page:  http://stores.nihonyasai.com/japanese-tea/

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Creamy and rich. Yes, our Edamame are.

Think any Edamame the same? Try ours. You will be surprised to see how creamy and rich taste they are.Real food. Real happiness!

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[Recipe] ​Cold Cappellini with okra and mulukhiya

ngredients: (serves 3~4)6oz Cappellini pasta (or Angel Hair)12 okuras2 cups of mulukhiya leaves removed from stems8 baby tomatoes chopped1/4 red onion finely minced1 clove of garlic thinly sliced5 Shiso leaves julienned 2 table spoon of extra virgin olive oil2 table spoon of ponzuWasabi paste (optional)Salt and pepperDirection:1. Sprinkle generous amount of salt on okra and massage [...]

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This beautiful flower would be.....

Do you want to guess what vegetable this is?

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[Receipe] Goya(bitter melon) chanpuru with tofu, Japanese eggplant, Japanese green pepper and nira hive topped with shiso leaf

Goya(bitter melon) chanpuru with tofu, Japanese eggplant, Japanese green pepper and nirahive topped with shiso leaf! !!! Ingredients: (serves 2)1 Goya (bitter melon)1 Japanese eggplant2 Japanese green peppers7 oz medium firm or firm tofu1 bunch nira chive5 shiso leaves1 table spoon soy sauce3 table spoon sake or water1 table spoon tahinisalt and peppersesame oilDirection:1. Cut [...]

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