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Children’s Day Origami Samurai Helmet

Children’s Day Origami Samurai Helmet

May 4, 2018

Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day) is a Japanese national holiday created to celebrate the country’s children and to wish for their happiness, health and good fortune.  It is held every year on May 5th. It is held every year on May 5th. Originally, Children&rsquo...

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Kashiwa Mochi

Kashiwa Mochi

May 2, 2018

Kashiwa Mochi is a traditional Japanese confectionery made of mochi that is filled with sweet red bean paste and wrapped in an oak leaf. Kashiwa Mochi is commonly eaten during Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day or Boys Day), a Japanese holiday held on May 5th. The oak leaves,...

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Sushi Taro Rice Mix

Sushi Taro Rice Mix

May 2, 2018

Turn plain rice into a wonderful (and easy) chirashi sushi meal.  Chirashi sushi literally means “scattered sushi” so think rice mixed with a variety of ingredients – no rolling needed!  This is often a dish eaten on Hinamatsuri (Girls’ Day) and special occasions, but also...

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Korean Style Savory Pancakes (Pajeon)

Korean Style Savory Pancakes (Pajeon)

March 30, 2018

In honor or Korean Food Week, we’d like to share an easy to make recipe using some items that are on special this week.  Pajeon is a delicious savory Korean style pancake made with just a few ingredients.  Today, we’re making green onion pajeon...

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Binggrae Samanco

Binggrae Samanco

March 28, 2018

Binngrae Samanco are a popular Korean frozen treat consisting of vanilla ice cream and a thin layer of sweet red bean paste, wrapped inside a fish shaped wafer shell.  Samanco come in variety of flavors like Red Bean, Chocolate, Strawberry and Green Tea. The shape of Samanco was inspired...

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White Day

White Day

March 14, 2018

White Day is a Japanese holiday that is celebrated on March 14, one month after Valentine’s Day. In Japan, Valentine’s Day is a day for women to give chocolate to male friends, family, coworkers and significant others. White Day is a day for men to return the...

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