American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A salty, tart condiment made from pickled Japanese plums.
- Japanese : ume, Japanese plum + hoshi, dried (from hosu, to dry). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The Japanese plum called umeboshi also helps to maintain the blood's alkalinity as well as adding flavor to many dishes.”
“A proper Japanese liquor cabinet will include all of them, as well as Midori (a Japanese melon liqueur), yuzu juice and maybe a jar of umeboshi, which is pickled ume fruit (similar to plums).”
“They each contain three pinkish "umeboshi" (salted, dry plums), but those on one of the plates have been preserved for just one year; the ones on the other plate - whose skins are a little more wrinkled - are three years old.”
“I would say that it did translate very well for an American audience, even while being riddled with talks of green tea, umeboshi eating contests, and samurai jokes … if you are looking for something to read for fun over the summer, pick up All You Need Is KILL.”
“Onigiri with umeboshi furikake, microwave egglog, carrot flowers, grapes and an English mint biscuit.”
“Sushi, takoyaki, yakitori and umeboshi as well are favourites, but otherwise, I have mostly been introduced to nabe, yakiniku, sashimi, fisheyes and a lot of different - don: s.”
“I read a bunch of books and cookbooks, but so many of the ingredients were unknown to me umeboshi paste, burdock root, daikon radish that I found myself tied in knots.”
“My first language was Spanish and my favorite food was umeboshi, a pickled plum stuffed into a rice ball then wrapped with sea weed, courtesy of my childhood best friends who were grandchildren of Japanese concentration camp survivors.”
“Two plain rice balls, one covered in egg furikake and one in umeboshi furikake.”
“In clean glass jars, we store healthy condiments such as high quality sea salt, shoyu soy sauce, umeboshi plum, miso, and bulk foods such as grains, whole-wheat pastry flour, beans, seeds, and nuts in all their abundant variety.”
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