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Fuyu Persimmon

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Fuyu Persimmon

November 1, 2021

Fall is the start of persimmon season. Various regional varieties of these orange tree fruits are grown in many parts of the world, but you’ll most often find two Japanese varieties at our stores, the round and squat Fuyu, and the heart shaped Hachiya. Fuyu are a type...

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Yuzu

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Yuzu

October 25, 2021

Thought to originate in central China before being brought to Japan over 1,000 years ago, yuzu is a funny little citrus fruit. Its flesh isn’t eaten often, but the juice and rind show up frequently in Japanese cooking. Yuzu fruits look kind of like a cross between a small...

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Budae Jjigae (Army Stew) with Nongshim Instant K Army Stew

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Budae Jjigae (Army Stew) with Nongshim Instant K Army Stew

October 4, 2021

Budae Jjigae (Army Stew) is a Korean hot pot dish created in the 1950’s, shortly after the Korean War, during a time when food was scarce, and the population had to make do with what was available, which included surplus canned foods from US military bases. Budae Jjigae is...

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We’re turning 93!

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We’re turning 93!

October 1, 2021

Happy October everyone!   October is a special month for us as it marks the month we celebrate our Anniversary - this year, we are celebrating 93 years!  To celebrate, we have a few fun events planned:   Anniversary Sale –October 6-12, 2021 As a thank you to all...

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Mooncakes

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Mooncakes

September 10, 2021

The mooncake is a Chinese pastry that is shared among family and friends during the Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival, one of the most important holidays in China and many other Asian countries. The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. Family...

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5 Asian Ingredients and Foods Packed with Health Benefits

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5 Asian Ingredients and Foods Packed with Health Benefits

September 8, 2021

When it comes to food, sometimes you have to make a call on whether you want to eat healthy or delicious. But occasionally, you get the best of both worlds. With some foods, they’re both super tasty and super good for you. Here’s some of our...

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