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What is Sasanishiki rice?

Why is Sasanishiki Rice Special? We have a deep appreciation for Sasanishiki rice not only because of its reputation as … More

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What is Mineasahi rice

Mineasahi rice, a Special A ranked variety from Aichi Prefecture, is known as “phantom rice” for its scarce marketing and superior taste.

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Kuji Sand Iron Tempura Pot 久慈砂鉄 天婦羅鍋

Iron sand mining in Kuji, Japan, and the history of iron cookware are detailed, highlighting traditional craftsmanship and quality, particularly the sand iron tempura pot’s role in culinary history and its thermal properties.

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The science of kakigori ice

Discover the science behind making clear ice for longer-lasting kakigori enjoyment! Learn about temperature, directional freezing, water purity & more.

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Why is kakigori ice special?

Dive into the science of ice crystal formation and its impact on kakigori taste & texture. Discover why clear ice with large crystals is key for the perfect shave.

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Water chemistry for kakigori

Explore how ice formation affects kakigori taste & texture. Learn about temperature, pressure, & water purity’s role in ice crystal formation.

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Den’s Wild Mushroom Rice Recipe

Explore the world of wild mushrooms with our rendition of Den’s signature wild mushroom rice recipe, combining different cooking techniques to accentuate their unique flavors.

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How To Choose Oil For Tempura

Learn how to choose the perfect oil for your tempura with our comprehensive guide. Discover the impact of oil on flavor, texture, reusability, and cost.

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Vodka Tempura Batter Recipe

Discover the secret behind perfect tempura with this innovative vodka tempura batter recipe. Learn how the addition of vodka affects the batter, creating a crispy and stable texture