Posts Tagged ‘nabe

Kyoto Otokomae Tofu: Popular Products Review

Kyoto Otokomae Tofu: Popular Products Review
Say hello to my favorite tofu brand: Otokomae Tofu. Otokomae Tofu is a Kyoto company, new and successful, but not an old and established shinise. It is now a well-known brand throughout the country even with some distribution abroad, but it is a very un-Kyoto company. While Otokomae Tofu may be un-Kyoto, I think that it breathes some needed…

Tsunamichi: Country Style Teuchi (Handmade) Soba and Udon in Kyoto

Tsunamichi: Country Style Teuchi (Handmade) Soba and Udon in Kyoto
Tsunamichi: Country Style Teuchi (Handmade) Soba and Udon in Kyoto (綱道: 手打ちそば、手打ちうどん、うんどん) Tsunamichi: Country Style Teuchi (Handmade) Soba and Udon in Kyoto The island of Shikoku is Udon country. And 27 years ago, a man from Shikoku quit his job as a salary man and started Tsunamichi with the intent of making the best damn handmade noodles in Kyoto.…

Saba Yuzu Kosho Nabe (Mackerel Yuzu Pepper Hotpot)

Saba Yuzu Kosho Nabe (Mackerel Yuzu Pepper Hotpot)
Saba Yuzu Kosho Nabe (Mackerel Yuzu Pepper Hotpot) 鯖柚子胡椒鍋

Saba Yuzu Kosho Nabe (Mackerel Yuzu Pepper Hotpot) 鯖柚子胡椒鍋
Winter is the season of both aozakana (literally, blue fish) and nabe (Japanese ‘hotpot’). Saba (mackerel) is a very unusual addition to nabe, and this includes black pepper! This is actually a family recipe from Paku’s house. (Yuzu was Peko’s addition) We both felt that while this was…

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