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Kabocha squash and Pat

Have you tried using Kabocha squash in your cooking yet?

Kabocha squash might be a lesser-known type of squash, but it has a very similar taste and texture to other squash. You can even substitute it in recipes that call for butternut squash or acorn squash, for example. Either you love it the same way, or maybe even better. What is Kabocha Squash? Squash is

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How well do you know daikon radish?

We normally see daikon radish thinly sliced or shredded and placed at the side or on top of savory dishes. But there’s more to it than being a garnish. Curious? Read more to find out other ways to eat it and learn about its health benefits. The White Radish Daikon is a Japanese radish, also

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5 mistakes when making miso soup

Miso soup | 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Miso Soup

How would you like a small bowl of miso soup to go with your next Japanese meal? Today, you’re going to discover five mistakes to avoid doing next time you make a bowl of miso soup so that it turns out a delicious and aromatic success. What is Miso? The first mistake that you can

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Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake Mushrooms: What Is It, How Is It Grown, How Can I Cook It

Learn how to grow shiitake at home and enjoy three of my recipes. If you’re having difficulty sticking to a plant-based diet or simply don’t know where to start, mushrooms are the way to go! Among maitake, enoki, and shiitake, the latter is a top choice. It’s easy to prepare, bites a little like meat,

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Brown Rice Vs White Rice

Brown Rice vs White Rice | Which is Healthier for You?

Brown rice versus white rice. Which one is healthier? Today, we’re going to be talking about five differences between brown rice and white rice so that you can know the answer to that question for good. True or false — brown rice is a whole grain and white rice is not. As you may know,

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Buckwheat for soba

What is Buckwheat and How is it Used in Japanese Soba Noodles?

You’ll want to try my mentsuyu recipe to enjoy this nutritious, gluten-free seed! Dreaming of the day you can jet off to Tokyo and go on a noodle crawl? I do! When you think of Japanese noodles, rows of dimly-lit ramen shops adorned with red flags come to mind. The aroma lures you in even

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I’m Pat Tokuyama – Japanese tofu cookbook author. I help home cooks learn to cook plant based Japanese food.
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