Spring activity 🌸 Pickled Sakura cherry blossom. “Sakura zuke “ #桜漬け using Clearspring’s Ume Su - Ume Plum Vinegar 🌸 Sakurazuke is enjoyed in Japan as a seasonal decoration/garnish on dishes, desserts and even in teas. They can be eaten like an edible flower after it has been preserved.
Have you massaged kale before? This is a great recipe using massaged kale with an umami chickpea miso dressing and creamy almond nut butter. This green salad is perfect for a light lunch or as a side salad.
This is an easy dressing which you can pour over raw or cooked vegetables. The combination of the creamy white tahini paste, fresh lemon juice with the umami boost of the white miso brings the flavour together. You can play with the consistency by adding water for a drizzle or a thick sauce. You can enjoy it with a raw salad or on grilled little gems lettuce as a side with your bbq or grilled vegetables.
Tofu works really well as a creamy sauce when blended. In this recipe, we add fresh basil to the sauce, which works really well. The fresh aroma of the basil combined with the slight bitterness of the extra virgin olive oil blended with Clearspring silken soft tofu has the perfect balance as a sauce for any type of pasta. If you have some leftover sauce, you can spread it on bread with a bit of olive oil.
A summer favourite. Hiyayakko (冷奴) means chilled tofu in Japanese. Traditionally served with grated ginger, spring onion and a drizzle of shoyu soya sauce. This recipe uses fresh coriander and fresh chilli with a drizzle of toasted sesame oil for an exciting side salad or a light meal.
Scrambled Tofu (or Tofu Scramble) is a favourite in our kitchen. It's light to eat, high in protein and very quick and easy to make. Have it for breakfast, brunch or a light lunch or dinner. Clearspring Tofu is a silken soft tofu which works really well with this recipe. We like the wobble soft texture it brings and the key is to not break it down too much or mix it in the pan, to keep an authentic "scramble" consistency.
Kanten is a Japanese gelatine free jelly using sea vegetable agar flakes. Here we used Amazake as the main liquid and added strawberries for the colour and its sweet flavour. Make it fancy by cutting into a flower shape or let it set in a fancy glass to serve.
Maki roll Sushi, a favourite in our family. Using colourful vegetables to create an eye catching sushi for your friends and family. You can use white or brown sushi rice, filled with colourful vegetables to make your very own sushi.
Sushi can be enjoyed in many shape and form by using vinegared rice. From simple nigiri (hand formed rice with topping), maki roll, gunkan maki (boat-shaped with filling on top), temaki (hand roll) to uramaki (inside out roll). Here we made our take on Dragon Roll Uramaki using Follow Your Heart Organic Vegenaise.
Really easy to make jelly-like dessert using Agar sea vegetables. We like to use apple juice as the base as it usually goes with any fruits. Here we are using blood oranges as its in season. You can make this with bananas, strawberries, blue berries or cooked peaches.
With everyone working from home - this is a great way to make a quick and colourful lunch. We've come up with our version of the TikTok tortilla trend and made a sushi version where you use the sushi nori as the wrap.
We have created a deliciously versatile and umami-rich Vegan Gravy recipe using our award-winning Organic Brown Rice Miso. You can drizzle it on everything from simple mashed potatoes to a hearty Sunday roast or festive dinners.
Simple beans on toast with no added sugar. Our baked beans are made with no added sugar, the sweetness comes from the tomato sauce and the beans them selves. perfect on its own, on toast or with jacket potatoes.
Making an Iced Matcha latte couldn't be easier. Simply follow the same principle as making an iced coffee latte. Create your concentrated matcha and enjoy the pour of the green matcha into your white plant milk. This is a great way to do latte art - the blend of the green and the white is so beautiful, you will want to get your camera out for the perfect snap.
Matcha is usually drunk warm, but here we have created an iced cold brew version for a refreshing summer drink. We usually prefer to make this with Clearspring Ceremonial Grade Matcha, as it is a higher grade of Matcha and has a sweeter flavour compared to the Premium Grade Matcha.
Enjoy a Traditional Japanese Matcha Tea Ceremony in the comfort of your own home, with our Ceremonial Grade Matcha Green Tea Powder. For best results use a Matcha bowl, but if you don't have one, try with a round breakfast bowl or a mug that has a round bottom.
Really easy sea vegetable salad with a sweet and sour Japanese dressing using our Yaemon Tamari soya sauce. Make this the base of your salad and add leafy greens if you are new to eating sea vegetables on its own.
Perfect summer plate - for lunch or dinner enjoy our silken tofu with juicy tomatoes 🍅 Plant based take on the Italian caprese. You can find juicy tomatoes from your local farmers market in the summer.
Clearspring's organic, premium quality rice is ideal for preparing sushi as well as everyday rice dishes. This short grain rice is light and sticky and remains soft after cooking. We have carefully selected this Selenio variety as it has the same characteristics as the rice that is traditionally used in Japanese cooking.
This simple dish is enjoyed by many people in Japan. Soft silken tofu can be eaten straight out of the pack with soya sauce or Yuzu Ponzu. Enjoy cold or room temperature Tofu as a side dish to your meals.
This easy sea vegetable salad is the perfect side dish to your daily meals. Ponzu is a soy sauce-based vinegar dressing, our ponzu contains fresh organic Japanese Yuzu citrus juice. Yuzu is a Japanese citrus fruit, used in many Japanese cuisines as a secret ingredient, different from lemon or lime, yuzu has a very unique flavour which blends beautifully with soya sauce.
Ponzu is a soy sauce-based vinegar dressing, our ponzu contains fresh organic Japanese Yuzu citrus juice. Yuzu is a Japanese citrus fruit, used in many Japanese cuisines as a secret ingredient, different from lemon or lime, yuzu has a very unique flavour which blends beautifully with soya sauce.