Posts Tagged ‘Tensuke Japan Online Grocery’

Produce Guide: Satsumaimo Japanese Yam + Recipes

Yams or “Satsuma Imo” were first introduced to Japan in the Ryukyu Islands (Okinawa) in 1604 by the Chinese. They were then introduced in Kyushu in 1609, an area that grows 80% of the total Japanese production. Sweet potatoes should not be confused with yams or yama imo/山芋 in Japanese. They have been recognized in…

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Secrets of the Kewpie Mayonnaise Bottle

Birth of KEWPIE Mayonnaise Founder: Toichiro Nakashima Aspiring to create a brand everyone loves, founder Toichiro Nakashima named the nourishing condiment “KEWPIE Mayonnaise”, with the hope of improving physique of Japanese people. In 1925 when Nakashima launched Japan’s first mayonnaise, he used twice as much egg yolk as imported mayonnaise of that time. This was…

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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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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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Shopping Guide: Japanese Cotton Cheesecake

What’s all the hype about Japanese cotton cheesecake?? Actually, there is no such thing as “Japanese Cheesecake” in bakeries in Japan.  Usually, you will see 3 Types of Cheesecakes in Japan. Baked Cheesecake (ベイクドチーズケーキ) Rare Cheesecake (レアチーズケーキ) Soufflé Cheesecake (スフレチーズケーキ) Baked Cheesecake is the typical cheesecake. It has eggs, cream cheese, heavy cream, flour and it’s baked in…

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Roasted Sesame Edamame Hummus By Kewpie

Kewpie dressings are so great to use as marinades or go-to seasonings like in these hummus recipes. Add some flair to your homemade hummus and grab some of the many flavors of Kewpie dressings that we carry at Tensuke Market & Sushi Cafe. KEWPIE HUMMUS (serves 4 to 6 appetizer portions) Ingredients: ½ cup Kewpie…

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