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Occasionally skim the scum and foam in the shabu shabu hot pot.

How To Skim Off the Scum and Fat from Soups and Stocks (灰汁取り)

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It's important to skim off scum and fat from soup while cooking to refine...
DIY Thinly Sliced Meat

How To Slice Meat Thinly

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Thinly sliced pork or beef is the key ingredient in many popular Japanese recipes. ...
Step by step instructions on how to cut half a salmon into thin Japanese-style fillets.

How to Cut Salmon into Japanese-Style Fillets

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Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to cut a side of salmon into thin...
A plastic bag containing yuzu zest.

How to Store Yuzu Zest (Don’t Discard the Peel!)

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Yuzu is a precious fruit especially when you live outside of Japan as they...
Measuring the flour accurately with a measuring cup.

How to Measure Flour (The Right Way)

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Learn how to measure flour accurately with a measuring cup for baking recipes! With...
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