Special Feature: Products Sally Recommends
Japanese Cuisine Products
Japanese Products by Mail Order
Nancy's Specialty Market
PO Box 530
Newmarket, NH 03857
To order a catalog: (800) 688-2433, Orders only: (800) 462-6291
Nancy's offers an international selection of dried foods, spices, books, and utensils. Their Oriental (Thailand, Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese) selection is expansive. Japanese items include everything from wakame, kuzu powder to make silky sauces, noodles such as udon, soba and somen, a large variety of soy sauces, tea, miso
(fermented soybean paste), Japanese Cooking A Simple Art for the low price of $29.95, and even some tableware, such as multi-colored bowls. Nancy, herself, is currently recommending Myron's #1 Yakitori Sauce, an all natural, low-sodium sauce made by a small Massachusetts company.
Well-Known Japanese Product Lines
Most of these products can be found at local supermarkets or gourmet specialty stores.
Kikkoman is most well known for its soy sauces. They even offer a lite (low-sodium) version. Many sauces, such as Tonkatsu (for deep-fried pork cutlets) and stir-fry sauces are also made by Kikkoman, as well as instant clear broth and miso soups.
Marukan & Nakano
Marukan and Nakano are both known for vinegars, mainly rice vinegar and seasoned rice vinegar for making sushi.
S & P
S & P is number one for seasonings and spices. Look for their authentic Japanese curry powder.
Offers a great variety of instant foods and soups.
Nisshin sells a wide selection of instant ramen.
Sho Chiku Bai, Gekkeikan & Hakutsuru
All famous makers of sake (rice wine).
Aji no Moto
One of the many makers who sell instant dashi (Japanese fish stock) granules.