Archive for March 2018

Guide To Japanese Mushrooms

You may have visited the market and have seen funny looking Japanese mushrooms in our produce section. With so many different shapes, textures and flavors, we wanted to put together a quick guide for you to understand what each mushroom is and how to cook with these delicious Japanese mushrooms! (See our Japanese Mushroom board…

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What is Nata de Coco??

Nata de coco (also marketed as “coconut gel”) is a chewy, translucent, jelly-like food produced by the fermentation of coconut water, which gels through the production of microbial cellulose by Acetobacter xylinum. Originating in the Philippines, nata de coco is most commonly sweetened as a candy or dessert, and can accompany a variety of foods,…

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Naan Salad Pizza by Kewpie USA

Recipe and image from Kewpie USA. Tensuke Market & Sushi Cafe carries an array of Kewpie USA products. During the spring months, we are always looking for simple recipes with fresh ingredients. This is a fun recipe perfect for any occasion using our favorite mayonnaise, Kewpie! NAAN SALAD PIZZA Layers of flavor and aroma, pancetta,…

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Citrus Hazelnut Salad with Kikkoman USA

Recipe and image taken from Kikkoman USA. Tensuke Market & Sushi Cafe carries an array of Kikkoman products. When you think of Kikkoman soy sauce, you automatically might think of Asian-style recipes. For spring, Tensuke Market & Sushi Cafe will share some fresh recipes from the brands we proudly carry, like Kikkoman. Check out the…

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Tofu “Caprese” Salad with Marukome Miso

Recipe and photo taken from Marukome Miso. Tensuke Market & Sushi Cafe carries an array of Marukome Miso products. Tomatoes, Basil, and Miso You might think it a strange combo to bring miso into the classic tomato and basil duo. However, Miso & Easy adds umami to this recipe in subtle but apparent ways, mellowing…

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Miso & Easy Miso Lamb Stew

Recipe and photos from Marukome USA Tensuke Market & Sushi Cafe carries an array of Marukome miso products and their best selling miso products, Miso & Easy! Below is a recipe from Marukome that might be just the thing your need to switch up your dinner feast.   Miso & Easy Miso Lamb Stew Ingredients…

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What Is Furikake Seasoning?

Furikake (振り掛け / ふりかけ) is a dry Japanese seasoning meant to be sprinkled on top of cooked rice, vegetables, and fish. It typically consists of a mixture of dried fish, sesame seeds, chopped seaweed, sugar, salt, and monosodium glutamate. Other flavorful ingredients such as katsuobushi (sometimes indicated on the package as bonito), or okaka (bonito…

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Stuffed Takumi Shrimp

There are many ways teriyaki sauce can be used to make delicious recipes at home. And Tensuke Market & Sushi Cafe we carry a mainstay of Kikkoman products. Try this recipe from Kikkoman at home. Stuffed Takumi Shrimp Ingredients Yield: Makes 20 shrimp Prep Time: 40 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes 4 cups vegetable oil 1 pound jumbo…

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Sunomono Shirataki Salad Recipe by House Foods

Su-no-mono is a term that refers to a range of vinegar-based Japanese foods and Japanese dishes. Sunomono is a term that refers to a range of vinegar-based Japanese foods and Japanese dishes. In Japanese, “su” means vinegar. Many Japanese foods, especially seafood or vegetable dishes, can be dressed in a vinegar dressing. Often times, sunomono…

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How To Make Dashi Broth

Dashi is one of Japanese cuisine’s most important secret weapons. But what is dashi? It is a soup stock made of infusions of foods that are rich in umami, including bonito fish flakes, dried kombu kelp seaweed, dried shiitake mushrooms, and dried whole sardines. Dashi makes up the liquid base in most savoury Japanese dishes,…

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