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Onigiri – How to make the Japanese fun snack

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Onigiri – How to make the Japanese fun snack

You probably know the delicious little snack in the shape of a triangle, don't you? Mathematically correct it is probably rather a prism, but here it should be about culinary. 😊 In any case, this rice triangle is called Onigiri or also Nigirimeshi or Omusubi...

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Japanese knives: proper use, care and sharpening!

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Japanese knives: proper use, care and sharpening!

If you like to cook often, it is probably important for you to have a knife that fits well in your hand and is sharp. Do you have a choice of knives depending on what you want to prepare in the kitchen? Today we're going to introduce you to two types of Japanese knives that are standard for us for cutting food...

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Black or white - choose your sesame!

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Black or white - choose your sesame!

As soon as you start cooking Japanese food, you can hardly get past the small grains. However, sesame is grown around the Himalayas. The white sesame seeds are probably known in almost every kitchen in the world. The black grains are not quite as popular, although they are considered the original form of the sesame plant... 

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Perilla, Shiso, Egoma - all the same?

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Perilla, Shiso, Egoma - all the same?

If you like Japanese cuisine, sooner or later you will encounter a herb with many names. You've probably heard the term shiso before. Without going too deep into botany, you can say that shiso is a herbaceous annual plant. Its green or purple leaves are suitable for cooking, but also used as a medicinal plant...

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Koji - A really noble mold

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Koji - A really noble mold

You probably don't think of mold in a good way. But koji is a special, very small fungus that creates culinary wonders in Japanese cuisine. Koji, or Aspergillus oryzae, has been known to man for more than two thousand years...

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