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Dashi Broth | Uwajimaya

What’s the Difference Between Tsuyu and Dashi?

Dashi and tsuyu are two ubiquitous components of Japanese cuisine.  Both are foundational, imparting soups, grilled foods,...

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Uwajimaya | Grocery - Miso Paste

Understanding the Different Types of Miso

Miso is a paste made from fermented soybeans with a peanut butter like texture and key ingredient...

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Know Your Roe

While many of us love fish, there’s one subset of seafood that sometimes can intimidate or overwhelm...

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Uwajimaya | Grocery - Soy Sauce

A Guide to Different Types of Soy Sauce

Soy sauce is everywhere in Asian cooking across tons of cuisines. Originally created in China thousands of...

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Uwajimaya | Blog - Pickled Vegetables - Kyurizuke

A Guide to Japanese Pickled Vegetables

Pickling has been around for… well, do we know, actually? Regardless, it’s been around a really, really,...

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Uwajimaya | Konbumaki

About the 8 Different Types of Japanese Seaweed

 Seaweed has been growing in popularity in North America for a long time. Yet still, western familiarity...

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6 Frozen Foods to Make in Your Air Fryer

Air fryers may have started out as just another kitchen gadget fad but have since become a...

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Oden

What is Oden?

Oden is a warm and filling one-pot Japanese fish cake stew that is the perfect dish for...

Our Tasty Autumn Friend the Mooncake

Depending on what time of year you're reading this, you might be feeling a bit melancholy about...

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Matcha tea ceremony

5 Ways To Use Matcha

While matcha has become especially popular in the West since the turn of the century, it's been...

Sake

Saké, Part 1: Introduction to Saké

Perhaps more than any other country, rice is at the heart of Japanese cuisine; think sushi, musubi...

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Top Beauty Products

When you think of Uwajimaya, what comes to mind first? Groceries and delicious food? That's fair —...

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