Japanese Food Culture Essence and Spirits

Unorthodox Innovations: Stimulating Casual Dining Growth

Unorthodox Innovations: Stimulating Casual Dining Growth Casual dining style restaurants are fueling the already popular Japanese foodservice businesses. The combination of good tasting, culturally intriguing, healthy attributes, and the daily specials in casual settings are attracting customers who enjoy exploring the innovative and new. Many times, these dishes are not fully orthodox Japanese, in fact, they pull concepts from unconventional sources. And they’re designed to rally a variety of drink accompaniments to uplift the dining experience.

Explore beyond the norm to create highly original dishes quite suitable for today’s casual dining menus.

Dashi Infused Petit Tomatoes

Bring water to boil, slide in petit tomatoes in assorted colors for few seconds and quickly remove. Rub lightly to remove skin. Seprately, mix water (2 1/2 cups) and 1/4 cup Yamaki Shirodashi [# 20305], heat slightly. Add peeled tomatoes to marinate. Refrigerate for 1 to 6 hours.
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TOPIC

DISCOVER SHOCHU - Episode 5 - A Closer Look at
Barley Shochu

252_1.gif Last month, the focus was on Imo Shochu - its history, characteristics, food pairings and serving suggestions. This month, DISCOVER SHOCHU will feature all about Mugi Shochu.

It is said that the roots of Mugi Shochu dates back to Edo period, from .....

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NEW PRODUCT

Kikumasamune Dry Sake Cup

Kikumasamune Dry Sake Cup Stock#6403
Package: 30/180ml 1-GO, 6oz.
Alcohol Contents: 14-15%

Smooth, umami-rich flavor with clean and dry finish.

Miyako Fluffy Pancake Mix

Miyako Fluffy Pancake Mix Miyako Fluffy Pancake Mix
Stock# 20120
Package: 12/2.2lbs

Make delicious Japanese-style pancakes in minutes!
- reasonable price
- convenient re-sealable bag

Also available:

Miyako Bread Flour
Stock# 20139
Package: 12/2.2#

Miyako Pastry Flour
Stock# 20162
Package: 12/2.2lbs
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FOOD AND BEVERAGES
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YUZU, a Japanese lemon - lime like citrus fruit, highly fragrant and pleasantly sour.

Most commonly the rind is used to flavor various dishes such as vegetables, fish or noodles. The Yuzu is difficult to find in the U.S. You can obtain bottled juice or dry, powdered yuzu.
 
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