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Tsukemono - how to make these delicious pickles

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Tsukemono -  how to make these delicious pickles

Tsukemono is the name given to vegetables pickled in salt. It is often cucumber slices, but other crunchy vegetables are also popular for the special pickling method in Japan. Tsukemono is a snack for in between and may not be missing with many main meals with rice...

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2 Years of MYCONBINI - What a madness!

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2 Years of MYCONBINI - What a madness!

When we set the course for an online store two years and a half ago, a pandemic broke out around us. Those were starting conditions we hadn't expected. And yet, in the end, everything went better than we had dreamed...

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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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