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Dragon Picture | Uwajimaya

Lunar New Year: Year of the Dragon

In the past at Uwajimaya, we’ve written  about the zodiac and each upcoming year’s associated sign. Last...

What is Sukiyaki?

When it comes to beef, Japanese cuisine has an interesting history. For many centuries, beef was forbidden...

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2023 Osechi Ryori Sets

Step into the tradition of Osechi Ryori, a Japanese feast savored solely during the New Year. Many...

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Making Dumplings | Uwajimaya

Everything to Know About Making Dumplings

Today: We’re talking dumplings.  It would be almost impossible to actually cover everything about dumplings, seeing as every...

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Matcha | Uwajimaya

Matcha: Better than Pumpkin Spice

Matcha is unlike any other tea.  While it comes from the same camellia sinensis plant as other green...

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Woman Holding Plate of Sushi | Uwajimaya

Sushi Night at Home

Today we’re talking about sushi! Specifically, we want to demystify making it at home, which is much...

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Edamame | Uwajimaya

Mostly Healthy Asian Snack Foods

Today we want to highlight some Asian snack foods that, while not all “health foods,” do have...

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Bananas on a Tree | Uwajimaya

What is Banana Ketchup: Discover the Local Ties and Ingenious Beginnings of this Fan Favorite

Unlike so many foods which come about over the course of decades (if not centuries) as generations...

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Japanese Holidays From Spring To Autumn

While there are often variations of different holidays from country to country, Japan certainly has many that...

Taiyaki Red Bean Stand | Uwajimaya

Popular Japanese street foods PART 2

Often arising out of various periods of hardship, a lot of street foods are a testament to...

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Popular Japanese street foods PART 1

Often arising out of various periods of hardship, a lot of street foods are a testament to...

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