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.
Miso soup is a flavorful Japanese dish consisting of a few simple ingredients, but when making your own miso soup recipe, you can add additional healthy ingredients for even more flavor and nutritional health benefits.
This feature covers the tools, techniques and ingredients you need to make a bowl of ramen worthy of any authentic noodle shop. Step-by-step instructions, precise ingredient measurements and tips from the pros make the road to ramen nirvana easy.
You'll find everything you need to make Japan's number one comfort food, karē-raisu, Japanese curry. Here you'll learn what makes prepared Japanese curry roux special and how to make your own Japanese curry at home without a recipe.