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Miso Image | Uwajimaya

The History of Miso & How to Make Miso Soup at Home

Like so many foods that are quintessentially Japanese, miso was introduced to Japan from China over 1000...

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Picture of Kimchi | Uwajimaya

What is Kimchi & How to Make it at Home

We should start by saying, we have not received compensation from any kimchi lobby for this glowing...

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What is Sukiyaki?

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

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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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Fish Maw Soup | Uwajimaya

What is Fish Maw?

In many cultures, the fish maw is something we’re completely unfamiliar with — that’s because it’s a...

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Spam Katsu

3 Ways to Enjoy Spam Katsu

Discover three ways to enjoy this golden brown and delicious fusion of Japanese and American cuisine.

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Holiday Dinner Plating | Uwajimaya

Going to a Party? Bring a Fan Favorite

Whether celebrating with your family or doing a Friendsgiving or early friends’ Christmas, a good potluck dish...

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Uwajimaya Weeknight Meal Inspiration

No matter how good a cook, everyone gets into that slump sometimes where food inspiration just isn’t...

Hot Pot

How to Use a Hot Pot

Hot pots and why they rule

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Uwajimaya | Guide to Japanese Appetizers

Guide to Japanese Appetizers

Love the snacks you encounter at Japanese restaurants, izakayas, or before sushi? So do we. Luckily, you...