Mari Nameshida

Mari learned the basics of Japanese cooking from her mother at a young age, and has also attended cooking and baking schools in Japan. She loves traveling and cooking with chefs, moms and dads around the world. In order to give foreigners a chance to immerse themselves in the local culture and taste of Japan, she has opened up her home to teach Japanese homestyle cooking to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Articles By Mari

Recipe: Mochi Kinchaku

Did you know that you can make oden (the vegetables, tofu, eggs and other ingredients you see simmering in a hot broth in convenience stores)...

April 14, 2014 | Food & Drink

Recipe: Kabu no Soboroni

Japanese turnips, or kabu, are a very healthy vegetable with a wonderfully smooth texture. And since they happen to be in season now, it's the...

February 3, 2014 | Food & Drink

Recipe: Kuri Kinton

Kuri Kinton is a traditional Japanese New Year's food (osechi) made from sweet potato and chestnuts. Each osechi dish has a symbolic meaning, and Japanese...

December 30, 2013 | Food & Drink