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[Recipe] Kale Salad with Ume Dressing

      Ume in Japanese is widely known as plum but actually it is part of the apricot family. Japanese people have used these apricots and pickled them into what is known as Ume Boshi (literally meaning dried ume). Ume boshi is salty and sour at the same time. Many people use it on […]

Yuzu Salmon Pasta
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[NEW RECIPE] Yuzu Salmon Pasta

Happy Friday! Here is a recipe using our brand new Yuzu Oil. Yuzu Oil goes well with both meat and fish. We used it with salmon this time to create an aromatic salmon pasta dish. You can utilize this oil to create a wonderful aroma without changing the flavor of your overall dish. Yuzu Salmon […]

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Health Benefits of Wasabi

    The long history of Wasabi (Japanese horseradish) has been rooted in the Japanese culture and in present day, is familiar to any Japanese person. From a technical aspect of the plant, it is classified as a member of the Wasabi genus of the Brassicaceae family, and its scientific name is “Wasabia japonica Matsumura”. […]

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Hana Wasabi

When we give or receive flowers, have you ever stopped to think about the meaning behind the flower you just purchased or received? Did you know that each flower has a meaning also known as flower language? For example, the most popular flower for Valentine’s day is a red rose. The flower language behind the […]

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Yuzu Pound Cake

Need some ideas for a Valentine’s day treat? Try our Yuzu Pound Cake for this Valentine’s day season. Taking the traditional pound cake recipe, we added some yuzu peel and yuzu juice to give the cake a nice citrus aroma that goes well with whipped cream, chocolate syrup and ice cream! Yuzu Pound Cake Ingredients: […]

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Homemade Yuzu Jam Danish

These past few months, I’ve been getting a lot of inquiries on new ways to use our Yuzu peel. It is currently being used with Sushi and Ramen but wanted to see how I could incorporate it in other ways. After brainstorming with a professional chef, we decided to make Yuzu jam with the peels […]

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Wasabi vs Horseradish? Wait what?!?!

When you go to a sushi restaurant, for every sushi dish you order usually comes with a serving of wasabi. Wasabi looks like a green paste and has a unique spiciness similar to mustard. It goes great with sushi and most people mix it with their soy sauce prior to enjoying their sushi meal. However, […]

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Japanese Food Fair & Wasabi Cocktail Recipe

Japanese Food Fair Collaboration with @nankaishochuofficial at the Japanese Food Fair hosted by @hichimikai on 10/18 & 10/19, 2021. Wasabi cocktail using shochu from @nankaishochuofficial and Wasabi Salt.   Wasabi Cocktail Recipe – WASABI SOUR – 3 oz Nankai Shochu – 1 oz Simple Syrup – 1 oz Lemon Juice – 1/4 tsp Wasabi Salt […]