Washoku Wednesday: Edamame

I'm excited for this week's post by Courtney on edamame, as this is one food I consistently order out but never make in my own kitchen. I've got some good ideas now! This delicious treat is one of my absolute favorite appetizers in Japan! I love edamame and to be honest, no one does it... Continue Reading →

Washoku Wednesday: Tofu

Courtney serves up some tofu this week, one of the staple's in my own household.  Tofu, or bean curd, is made from soy. Soy milk is curdled and then pressed into blocks similar to how cheese is produced from cow’s milk. Originating in China, tofu arrived in Japan in the eighth century. Tofu can range... Continue Reading →

Washoku Wednesday: Kaki (Persimmons)

Thanks to Courtney for finally giving me some inspiration on what to do with the persimmons I was given! Another favorite fall fruit in Japan is kaki, or persimmons. The sweet, lightly spiced pulp of persimmons is perfect for fall-time baking or enjoying fresh. However you must be careful which type of persimmon you are about... Continue Reading →

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