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Recipe: Natto & Lentil Burgers

Ingredients 1/4 cup brown lentils 1 bay leaf 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1/2 onion, cut into ½-inch cubes 1 small potato, grated 1 small carrot, grated 1 small egg 3/4 tablespoon miso 1/2 tablespoon dried … Continue reading

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Recipe: Natto Soba Salad

  Soba is a noodle made from buckwheat, and adding natto to a soba salad can give a lot of flavor and texture to your meal! Ingredients 1/4 pound soba (buckwheat-noodles), preferably cha soba (tea-buckwheat-noodles) 5 tablespoons (rounded) natto 1/2 … Continue reading

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Recipe: Open-Face Natto Panini

  Paninis are sandwiches that are made on toasted bread and typically topped off with warm cheese, deli meats, and vegetables. Megumi Natto took this recipe one step further and made it not only open-faced, but added natto as the main ingredient. … Continue reading

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Recipe: Natto Bruschetta

Bruschetta is an appetizer from Italy that traditionally is made of toasted bread, topped with tomato and vegetables, and sometimes cured meat or cheese. Here are 2 Megumi Natto bruchetta recipes, using a Japanese fermented soybean delicacy called natto. Natto & … Continue reading

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JTF Helps Young Tsunami Victims in Japan

Left: Mitsunaga, a volunteer, holding up a poster with our company’s “Japan relief” symbol Since Japan Traditional Foods (JTF) started selling Natto Taro last May, we have been collecting $0.10 of every purchase of this product for a donation for … Continue reading

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Latest Research on Natto Revealed at Health Food Seminar in Tokyo

On December 13, 2010, the 7th Annual Natto Health Food Seminar was held in Hamamatsu-cho, Tokyo, at the WTC Conference Center (World Trade Center Building, 3rd Floor). The seminar’s theme was “how natto can contribute to a healthy mind and … Continue reading

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Megumi in Alaska

This is just brief note to let you know that I (Ricky, current blogger) have moved to Alaska and will soon be far from computers and the internet for quite a while. Until Minami (Owner, CEO of Megumi) can find … Continue reading

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