Although we try to use only the ingredients that are widely available, some of the Japanese ingredients may not be familiar to you. The following is a list of these ingredients that links to the pages with explanations and photos.
All of the ingredients used in our recipes can be found at most supermarkets in the U.S. or online stores like Amazon.com.
Benishoga (Pickled Red Ginger)
Dried Bonito Flakes (Katsuobushi)
Dried Shiitake Mushroom
Karashi (Japanese mustard)
Katsuobushi (Dried Bonito Flakes)
Kombu (Dried Kelp)
Nagaimo (Dioscorea opposita, Chinese yam)
Panko (Bread Crumbs)
Renkon (lotus root)
Roasted Seaweed (Sushi Nori)
Umeboshi (pickled plum)