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What is Oden?

What is Oden?

January 26, 2021

Oden is a warm and filling one-pot Japanese fish cake stew that is the perfect dish for winter.  Ingredients for oden can vary from region to region, but typically contains daikon, konnyaku (konjac), atsuage (deep fried tofu), hard boiled eggs and a variety of fish cakes.  These ingredients...

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ITO EN Teas

ITO EN Teas

November 23, 2020

Founded in 1966, Ito En is the global leader of green tea and innovators of the green tea drinks you see today.  They are the first to package tea through vacuum processing in 1969, launched the first canned green tea in 1984 and were the first to sell green tea in PET...

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On Our Tasty Autumn Friend the Mooncake

On Our Tasty Autumn Friend the Mooncake

September 22, 2020

Depending on what time of year you’re reading this, you might be feeling a bit melancholy about summer fading into the chillier fall months. We want to look on the bright side, though — this seasonal transition means we’re getting closer to the Mid-Autumn Festival season,...

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5 Ways To Use Matcha

5 Ways To Use Matcha

August 11, 2020

While matcha has become especially popular in the West since the turn of the century, it’s been beloved in Japan for centuries. If you’re unfamiliar, matcha is made from green tea leaves that are specially processed and then ground into a powder. Unlike normal tea that...

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Saké, Part 1: Introduction to Saké

Saké, Part 1: Introduction to Saké

July 21, 2020

Perhaps more than any other country, rice is at the heart of Japanese cuisine; think sushi, musubi rice balls, bento boxes, mochi, donburi rice bowls and curry rice. While it plays a central part in many foods, rice is also at the heart of one of the most well-known beverages...

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Top Beauty Products

Mandom Gatsby’s Moving Rubber Hair Wax

Top Beauty Products

April 21, 2020

When you think of Uwajimaya, what comes to mind first? Groceries and delicious food? That’s fair — we do have lots of those to go around. But not to be outdone, Uwajimaya’s beauty department has a cornucopia of treasures to help you look and feel your...

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