All about that kelp life
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All about that kelp life

by Genevieve Mollitor Ever wonder what the difference between konbu, wakame, and nori is? That and all the other sea-grasses in-between? Today I’d like to introduce you to the top most common uses of sea-grasses I’ve noticed in Japan… 1.昆布 Konbu  – a broad term for a wide variety of edible sea kelp. You can find konbu in many forms … Continue reading

Pumpk… Kabocha Pie
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Pumpk… Kabocha Pie

By Genevieve Mollitor Why, hello there folks. It’s that time of year again. Leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping, and some of the year’s most celebrated holidays are on their way. While the history of the holiday is a bit different than what Americans are taught in school, and modern nations’ relationships with their native … Continue reading

Oh Dango!
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Oh Dango!

by Genevieve Mollitor A long, long time ago, in a distant land… I came across a friendly couple practicing magic in the bamboo forest. “Follow me,” said the man. “Newfound wisdom awaits us at every turn.” I paused for a moment; the next flying bison was scheduled to arrive in just 30 minutes, and I … Continue reading

~From Russia with Love~
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~From Russia with Love~

By Maria Nikolaeva with foreword by Genevieve Mollitor It’s been a busy time for everyone, these past few weeks. Old friends are leaving, new friends are coming, temperatures are rising, the humidity is testing the sweat glands of all those little crevices you didn’t know you could perspire from, the list goes on… Last weekend, … Continue reading