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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...

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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How To Cut Sashimi and Roll Sushi with Taichi Kitamura

Have you ever wondered how to cut and use the saku or sashimi blocks you find in...

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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