Japanese eggplant, the long & slim of it.

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Japanese eggplant is a long, slim type with thin skin, minimal seeds, and a delicate flavor. The specific variety that was grown for us by Stoneledge Farm is called Orient Express, which is renowned for being one of the most dependable Japanese eggplants. Tender and quick cooking, Japanese eggplant is a great starter eggplant. This fruit (did you know eggplant … Read More

Shishito Peppers – Toothpick Included

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Shishito Peppers are a popular Japanese bar snack that have found their way into the US hipster bar scene and among trendy foodie folk. According to none other than Epicurious magazine, sautéed Shishitos are absolutely the best thing to nibble on with drinks. In our opinion, one does not necessarily need alcohol to adore them. Shishitos are mild, thin-skinned mini-peppers. The word is … Read More

Two Very Special Items: Shishito and Clapps

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Shishito Peppers are a popular Japanese bar snack and have relatively recently found their way into the US hipster bar scene and among trendy foodie folk. Evidence for this is most clearly seen in the jaw-dropping $21 per pound price charged in NYC (don’t worry, we value them at 1/4 of that price in our bag). According to none other than … Read More