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NOURISHING ESSENTIALS (February 2019)

Celebrate Valentine's Day with this chocolatey rice jam made with cocoa and carob (rich in nutrients such as calcium and iron) and no added sugar or sweeteners. Spread it on bread or use it as a sauce for desserts. Indulge your sweet tooth without the sugar!
Brown Rice Jam with Cocoa and Carob
おこめジャム カカオ&キャロブ
(VEGETABLE PARK)

Celebrate Valentine's Day with this chocolatey brown rice jam made with cocoa and carob (rich in nutrients such as calcium and iron) and no added sugar or sweeteners. Spread it on bread or use it as a sauce for desserts. Indulge your sweet tooth without the sugar!

Suggested use: Spread on bread or use it as a sauce for desserts.
Ingredients: Rice koji (Osaka), brown rice (Osaka), organic cocoa, organic carob, olive oil, vanilla flavor (Non-GMO, Gluten free, Dairy free, Egg free)

Nutritional information: (Per 100 g) Calories: 176kcal, Total Fat: 1g, Sodium: 1mg, Total Carbohydrate: 35g, Sucrose: 0g, Protein: 3g

Japanese food: A delicately sweet spread that uses the power of koji (fermented rice) to bring out the natural sweetness of brown rice. It contains no added sugar or sweeteners and only three simple ingredients. A beautiful spread for bread or crackers.
Brown Rice Jam
おこめジャム カカオ&キャロブ
(VEGETABLE PARK)

A delicately sweet spread that uses the power of koji (fermented rice) to bring out the natural sweetness of brown rice. It contains no added sugar or sweeteners and only three simple ingredients. A beautiful spread for bread or crackers.

Suggested use: Spread on bread or use it as a sauce for desserts.
Ingredients: Rice koji (Osaka), brown rice (Osaka), salt (Non-GMO, Gluten free, Dairy free, Egg free)
Nutritional information: (Per 100 g) Calories: 171kcal, Total Fat: 1g, Sodium: 42mg, Total Carbohydrate: 35g, Sucrose: 0g, Protein: 3g

Japanese food: To help you celebrate, we've included this simple yet delicious snack of roasted kelp and soybeans from Hokkaido seasoned with soy sauce. We recommend them for eating and not for throwing!
Hokkaido Crispy Soybeans & Kombu
北海道 大豆と昆布

(JAT)

February marks the beginning of spring in Japan and is celebrated with a festival known as Setsubun (節分). To ward off evil, lucky roasted soybeans called fukumame (福豆) are thrown out the door or at demons (oni 鬼).

To help you celebrate, we've included this simple yet delicious snack of roasted kelp and soybeans from Hokkaido seasoned with soy sauce. We recommend them for eating and not for throwing!

Suggested use: Enjoy as is.
Ingredients: Soybeans(from Hokkaido), kombu (Japanese kelp from Hokkaido), soy sauce, sugar, vegetable oil (contains wheat)

Nutritional information: N/A

This organic yuzu in produced domestically in Japan without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers and is combined with a spicy organic red pepper to bring an unmatched taste and flavor to any of your favorites dishes.
Yuzu Gosho (Organic Yuzu Red Pepper Paste)
柚子胡椒

(SHIMANE ORGANIC FARM)

Add a little heat to your meal!

Yuzu (柚子) is a citrus fruit from Japan that has a unique and delectable taste. It can be described as a mix between a mandarin orange and a lemon and is both sweet and tart in flavor. You can find it throughout Japanese cuisine from appetizers to desserts and everything in between. It's often used in drinks as well.

This organic yuzu in produced domestically in Japan without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers and is combined with a spicy organic red pepper to bring an unmatched taste and flavor to any of your favorites dishes. 

Suggested use: You can rub the paste on grilled meats/fish or simply add it to soups, pasta, stir-fry dishes, dressings and marinades. Refrigerate after opening.
Ingredients: Organic yuzu paste organic red pepper paste, salt

Nutritional information: N/A

Japanese food: "Furikake (振り掛け) is a sweet and salty Japanese seasoning that has flavors from the sea and is typically sprinkled on top of rice, vegetables, tofu and fish.   We've included two flavors for you to try: Sansho shirasu (pepper and white fish in the blue package) and Asari (baby clams and ginger in the purple package)"
Baby White Fish and Pepper Furikake
山椒しらすのふりかけ

(SHIMBASHI TAMAKIYA)

 

Furikake (振り掛け) is a unique, sweet and salty Japanese seasoning that has flavors from the sea. It's commonly used in Japan and is typically sprinkled on top of rice, vegetables, tofu and fish. 

There is no end to the different kinds of furikake that can be found in Japan. We've included this sansho shirasu furikake made from baby white fish and pepper for you to enjoy. And unlike most store bought furikake, ours contains no MSG.

Suggested use: Sprinkled on top of rice, vegetables, tofu and fish. Great substitute for salt. Two packs included.
Ingredients: Baby white fish, sansho pepper leaves, sansho pepper seeds, East Asian wild parsley, soy sauce, sugar

Nutritional information: Serving size: 1 package. Calories: 13kcal, Total Fat: 0.2g, Sodium: 0.62mg, Total Carbohydrate: 0.7g, Protein: 2.1g

Beauty Blend Tea
やくぜん茶
(TEA TREE COMMUNICATIONS)

This ancient blend of delicate floral flavors promotes health and beauty from within.

Acer maximowiczianum, a type of Japanese maple, is one of the main ingredients in this blend, which can only be found in certain Japanese mountain areas. 

The ingredients are believed to provide antioxidants, detoxification, anti-aging effects, hormonal balance, metabolic boost and relaxation. Just add hot water and feel your stress disappear!

Suggested use: Add hot water and enjoy. Two packs included.

Ingredients: Acer maximowiczianum, pearl barley, perilla, black beans, persimmon leaf, mugwort, mulberry leaf, turmeric, ginger 

Nutritional information: N/A