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Kinako Ice Cream with Kuromitsu

how to make kuromitsu (black sugar syrup)

Kuromitsu is a Japanese simple syrup made from black sugar harvested in Okinawa. It’s got an extremely sweet and complex flavor that’ll add both character and sweetness to any dish you desire. What is kuromitsu ? Kuromitsu is a Japanese sugar syrup. “Kuro” means black in Japanese, and “mitsu” means syrup or honey. So “kuromitsu”

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Kenchinjiru: the ultimate japanese vegetable soup

Love root vegetables? As someone who also enjoys them, this could soon be one of your favorite ways to cook them. Thanks to gobo (burdock root) this soups full of flavor, completely filling and perfect as a side or even as your main dish. Make sure to read through the end to get all my

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Shoyu vs soy sauce: what to use for cooking

Shoyu vs soy sauce Let’s get one thing straight. ‘Shoyu’ is the Japanese word for soy sauce. There are many different types of soy sauce, including Vietnamese, Chinese, Indonesian, Thai and Korean. They are not all one and the same. But as you may know for Japanese soy sauces, ‘shoyu’ is really just a broad

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Shimantogawa, Kochi: Japan’s Last Remaining Limpid Stream

 Did you know that Shimantogawa (四万十川) or the Shimanto River is also the longest river in Shikoku?   Where is Shimantogawa, Kochi?   Shimantogawa (四万十川) or the Shimanto River is a 196-kilometer stretch found in the western area of Japan’s Kochi Prefecture. Its Japanese kanji characters mean it’s “Japan’s last remaining limpid stream”. Visitors will

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Choosing a Credit Card for travel

Now we are gonna cover, how to choose a credit card and some of the things that I consider when choosing a new credit card, I have them ranked in order of importance to me. What are you travel goals?   The first, being my travel goals and plans, second is the card bonus and

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I’m Pat Tokuyama – I help home cooks learn how to make plant based Japanese food.

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