Ramen Session with Ashley and Matt

Posted on Dec 10, 2012 in Hiroko's Blog

Ashley and Matt, a newly married lovely couple, has recently spent their honeymoon for 1 1/2 weeks in Japan. Among many delicious dishes they have enjoyed in Japan, Ashley and Matt especially fell in love with ramen at Ichiran – ramen noodles served in a rich, porky broth and special dangerously hot sauce on the side. Ashley and Matt attended my Ramen class recently and mastered the techniques of ramen broth, noodle making from scratch, chashu pork, ramen egg, crisp...

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Quality Japanese Food Products to Share with Family and Friends

Posted on Dec 5, 2012 in Hiroko's Blog

At this holiday season, the best artisan processed kelp – MAKOMBU, shoyu – KISHIBORI SHOYU (Japanese soy sauce) and sea salt – SUZUSHIO are available at www.theingredientfinder.com. Sharing quality food among family and friends has become easy. I have just shipped a box of The End of The Year gift to my Mom in Japan. The content was a cashmere sweater for her to stay warm during the cold winter, Hiroko’s American Kitchen to critique, packs of very...

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