As the saying goes, you need the right tool for the job, and it rings particularly true with Japanese cuisine. Check common and one-of-a-kind Japanese cooking equipment here.
Where do you go when you're ready to get your teppanyaki on but don't know where to start? To the 2018 Umami Insider Teppanyaki Grill Buying Guide, of course. With specs, prices and buying info, the guide has everything you need to get started.
Japanese curry is a delicious, unique take on a traditional dish. Whether you are hoping to learn more about Japanese food culture or try your hand at a new recipe, Japanese curry is a great place to start!
Learn all about three of the most highly touted Japanese home cold remedies, negi-miso-yu, shogayu and tamagozake, here, recipes included.
If you've ever wanted an alternative to store-bought miso paste, this recipe is for you. Find out all about miso technique, fermentation and all-natural ingredients here.
Ever have doubts about how long you can keep Japanese staple foods such as mirin, katakuri ko and miso? This guide erases doubt by providing expiration dates, best-by dates and optimal storage conditions.
Tofu is a healthy and versatile ingredient that lends itself very well to many different preparations and dishes. These are some great ways to take your tofu to the next level.
This feature covers the ingredients, tools, and techniques to craft genuine sushi rice like a pro. From buying authentic Japonica rice and necessary equipment to crafting restaurant-quality sushi rice, Umami Insider shows you the way.
If you weren’t already aware, Japanese cuisine can be extremely healthy and nutritious. Additionally, cooking food using a bamboo steamer will deliver rich, bright flavors and help to retain many of the nutrients, vitamins and minerals.
Not many people are aware of the differences between Japanese curry and Indian curry. But making a Japanese curry can be fairly easy, so long as you know the differences and what ingredients to use in the recipe.