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Tokoroten is a traditional Japanese gelatin made with a surprising ingredient.
For a surprising number of odd jobs around the kitchen, a nice pair of kitchen shears can't be beat.
Parker Asahi makes cutting boards professional chefs love. Now they're even more accessible.
Are you a lover of rice and rice byproducts? Simplify your rice-making operations with this bowl.
Are you in the market for an ice cream scoop to settle family disputes over scooping rights? Then consider this spade.
For long-term and safe use of Iwaki glassware, follow these instructions.
Does your doctor say you're vitamin-C(ustard) deficient? These cute little itty-bitty pudding cups will help you get just the right amount of custard in your diet.
Summer is coming. Are you in the market for a charcoal grill suitable for a Japanese-style barbeque? Then this is the article for you.
If you are in search of the perfect green tea-brewing experience, then consider your search over. Read on and embrace an ancient Japanese method for getting the day--or the conversation--started.
Iron kettles (tetsubin) and teapots (tetsukyusu) have been used for centuries to boil water and brew tea. In this guide, we'll teach you everything you need to know to use and care for them.
Packing a Japanese lunch? Then you need to make onigiri.
What separates the average rice-enjoyer from the extra-handsome rice-enjoyer? An ohitsu.
It's easy to take a simple cloth for granted. Today, we solute the unsung hero in every Japanese kitchen.
Time to come out of your winter hibernation and get to work on spring cleaning.
Do you smell that? It's the rich aroma of roasted sweet potatoes. Learn how to make yours at home.
Are you in search of information about Yukihira and Yattoko pots?
Are you steamer-curious but not sure you could use one? Fear not. Read on and become a fearless steam-cooking hero.
Welcome, tofu lovers! In this guide, we'll teach you how to make authentic tofu at home.
Got a new donabe? Then you need to do a little preparation before cooking for the first time.
Learn how to prepare and season a wok to perfection and begin the journey to fried rice perfection.
Christmas is approaching. Want to share some Japanese culture with your loved ones while learning an interesting hobby? Furoshiki might be for you.
Wanna build a collection of sake cups and servers without lawyers getting involved? Consider tin.
The humble mortar and pestle are the heart and soul of the perfect family meal. Read more and learn the possibilities these simple kitchen essentials unlock.
You know what? You need to learn how to turn eggs into fluffy little bricks.
Everybody loves authentic Japanese ramen. Using a ramen strainer can upgrade your ramen cooking game.
The TAKUMIWAZA KIWAMI from UMIC is a handsome pan that gets the job done.
In this article I teach you how to make soba from scratch using the Hounen Handmade Soba Set.
It takes a little more work than an electric rice cooker, but the cast iron rice cooker by Iwachu has some tricks up its sleeves, too.
Are you tired of compromising on the quality of your cutting boards? Then these boards might be for you.
Thinking yakiniku? Great idea. Time to get some Clever tongs to complete the experience.
Choosing the right tools for trimming your nails can be a challenge. We at Globalkitchen Japan are here to help.
What's the simplest way to cool down and experience summer the Japanese way? Cold Brew Green Tea with a Hario.
Are you worried that your children might spend the summer without enjoying a refreshing cup of shaved ice? Worry no more.
Do you want a charcoal grill that will save you time and money while making delicious barbecue meals for your outdoor parties? Then you need a Kaginushi.
Summer in Japan means ripe plums. Learn how to use those plums to make delicious umeshu.
What if I told you that you don't have to fear your grater?
These NiNJA knives might look cool, but can they cut? Read more to find out.
On a budget but want to try your hands at grilling? Want to try making some great Japanese food? Then take a look at this indoor grill mesh by Mannen.
Need to add some atmosphere at the dinner table? Then take a look at Marumi Yasuda Kawara's TSUKI line of handmade earthenware ceramics.
Let me tell you my experience making nukazuke--a styling of pickling--and how you can make your own pickled vegetables using the Nukazuke Bijin.
In this article, I'll introduce the Skater Aluminum mess tin and teach you some ways you can use it to enhance your time in the great outdoors.
Delicate and elegant, "Edo Kiriko" glassware is a traditional craft developed in the city of Tokyo. With special traditional techniques, each glassware is carefully hand-made by craftsmen. Discover the history and the characteristics of Edo Kiriko glassware.
Measuring the ingredients is the most important task in cooking. If the measurement is incorrect, the food won't taste great even how amazing a recipe is. Learn the basic skill of measuring accurately with measuring spoons or cups.
Cooking food with Seiro steamers can retain its nutrients. On top of that, the food tastes better when it is steamed. Easy-to-use, you can implement them at home to improve your diet. In this article, we will talk about "Seiro steamers", an intelligent cookware for cooking tasty food. We will also share how to use them.

Come in various designs, Mamezara plates are truly versatile and can be used in many different ways, as a plate for side dishes or as a decorative tray for placing small items, for example. We hope you find your favorite Mamezara plates that add colors to your life. In this article, we will talk about Mamezara plates and their designs that are considered as good luck symbols in Japan.

Yattoko pots are Japanese traditional cookware that are appreciated by chefs. Highly functional Yattoko pots are still well-appreciated today especially in restaurants where it is important to work efficiently. They also have many cooking utensils, so Yattoko pots can save storage space. Learn more about this Japanese traditional cookware "Yattoko pot" in this article.
Japanese traditional lacquerware called "shikki" has been a part of Japanese culture since approximately 9000 years ago. Japanese lacquerware is one of the oldest traditional art crafts in the world. Its rich colors and shiny appearance still seduce many people today. In this article, we will talk about shikki lacquerware, and its unique and functional characteristics that other materials, such as metals, plastics or ceramics don't possess.

Chawanmushi is a typical dish for serving guests in Japan. Served in small teacups, it is made of egg mixture, dashi and other ingredients for topping, all cooked in a steamer. I will show you how to cook this Japanese traditional dish with a steamer.

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