Blog

Share It!

A Simple Stir-fry in 3 Steps

February 13, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Mindful, San-J Family,

My favorite way to cook, hands down, is stir-frying. It's my go-to when I'm cooking to share and to impress. It's also practical for the times I'm just cooking for one, because it's as simple as...

View full Post >

Why Virginia?

January 30, 2017 • Posted in San-J Family,

The history of our business goes back to 1804 in Japan. We opened our sales office in the USA in 1978. After nine years, we built our brewing facility in Virginia and since then, we’ve been selling...

View full Post >

Chinese New Year Celebrations

January 17, 2017 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Mindful,

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, falls on January 28 this year. This year marks the arrival of the Red Fire Rooster, a year that is going to be blessed with great progress, harmony,...

View full Post >

New Year Holiday Traditions in Japan

December 27, 2016 • Posted in Cook, Eat, Japan, San-J Family,

New Year is the most celebrated holiday in Japan. It's full of tradition, customs, and events. Schools are out for about two weeks total before and after New Year and most companies also close their...

View full Post >

Secrets of Washoku Event

December 15, 2016 • Posted in Japan, San-J Family,

Fermentation is a critical process to brew our Tamari soy sauce. I had the opportunity to talk about fermentation at a recent event, Secrets of Washoku. It was held by The Japan Information & Culture...

View full Post >

Hello from Gluten Free Allergen Friendly Shows

November 28, 2016 • Posted in Eat, Mindful, San-J Family,

Adding flavor to a gluten free diet can be quite an undertaking for an individual who is newly diagnosed with celiac or gluten related sensitivities. At the Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo in...

View full Post >

Essentials of Mastering Chinese Stir-Fry

November 15, 2016 • Posted in Cook, Eat,

Hi everyone! My name is Bee and I am a best-selling cookbook author (Easy Chinese Recipes, Tuttle, 2011) and a food blogger. I specialize in Asian cuisines, especially Chinese food. I am a huge fan...

View full Post >