Umaminaturè

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  Umaminaturè is… ・developed for professional chefs ・all-natural–made from naturally preserved kombu, which contains the “highest levels of glutamate umami compounds of any natural foodstuff in the world.” ・MSG-free seasoning ・no additives ・can be used in a variety of dishes We have 4 different types at Hitachiya-USA now: Plain, Basil, Shiso and Yuzu.  You can use Umaminaturè as a seasoning on top or mix it in with your dishes. When I tried the Plain on top of my sea bream sashimi, it ...

Living Dilligently

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There has been increasing amounts of customers visiting our store in Tsukji, Japan in preparation for the New Years. Today I will introduce you a very useful tool for making delicious Black Beans for a traditional Japanese New Years meal. Tetsu-nasu (Metal Eggplant) Put it boiling water with your black beans and the eggplant will make your beans shine with a beautiful color. Otoshi-buta (Wooden Lid) Contact with air will cause your black beans to become wrinkled while cooking. Prevent ...

Fried Chicken Modoki

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Another Modoki Ryori recipe made by our staff! *If you want to know what Modoki Ryori is, check out our last post with the explanation from here! Fried Chicken Modoki Recipe I highly recommend people to try cooking this dish. It’s easy and fast to cook.  Plus it’s healthier than an actual fried chicken, but still tastes like a real fried chicken.  Yummy and healthy at the same time! Ingredients (for 2 people) Kuruma-fu………………………………………………. 40g. Dried Tofu (Kouya Tofu)…………………………… 40g. ...