Make pickles in "Picklestone" with natural seasonings!

A project in Kyoto-shi, Japan by Tomonori Tanaka

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“Picklestone” is a special tool to make Japanese style pickles. We have created new natural seasonings specifically for it.
Backers: 74
Average Pledge Per Backer: ¥28950

Funded: ¥2,142,265 of ¥200,000
Dates: Oct 27th -> Dec 11th (46 days)
Project By: Tomonori Tanaka
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9 hours left!

December 10th - via:
I would like to thank everyone for keeping the project going for 45 days. In 9 hours, this project will be finished. If you don't have a Picklestone yet, or if you bought one and no longer use it, please support us today! UMAMI seasonings are... (Read More)

Now the last spurt!

December 9th - via:
Now the last spurt! One more day and our challenge is over. We proudly deliver UMAMI seasonings. Easy, tasty, and good for you. We will continue to introduce the charm of tsukemono to the world. I would be happy if you could comment that you would... (Read More)

Let's make Shibazuke with picklestone!

December 8th - via:
Good evening! This is a continuation of yesterday's up After making UMEBOSHI, let's make beautiful pickles "SHIBAZUKE"! Pickles are lean. There is no waste.The juice from UME and SHISO is crazy good. Commercial UME vinegar is also sold, but it has a... (Read More)

Do you know what UMEBOSHI is?

December 8th - via:
A supporter asked about umeboshi, a typical Japanese pickle. Today we will introduce UMEBOSHI! Please watch the video of how to make it first! (I don't know if Japanese UME is available in your country ...) When fresh UME is available, wash it... (Read More)

We want you to taste the real DASHI!

December 6th - via:
Hi, Today, I would like to introduce dashi (soup stock) made from katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes) and kombu (kelp). Japanese-style pickles are made by fermenting vegetables using the power of salt. What makes these pickles more delicious is dried... (Read More)

Only 5 days left!

December 5th - via:
Sixty supporters have endorsed our project! Thank you so much! The allure of fermented foods lies in their health benefits. Fermentation produces probiotics, which improve gut health and aid digestion. Additionally, the fermentation process often... (Read More)

Here are some of Picklestone's outstanding points!

December 3rd - via:
Hi!! You can find many videos of Japanese-style pickles on Youtube. They require a variety of ingredients and take a long time to produce.  Picklestone makes it very easy to make Japanese-style pickles. First you do not have to prepare kelp or... (Read More)

Easy! Easy! Let's make pickles!

December 2nd - via:
Our challenge ends in 9 more days! We are very grateful to have met so many supporters! Today I made pickles with asparagus sprouts. Adding dried bonito flakes and kelp powder to the vegetables completes the Japanese-style pickles. Next year, we will... (Read More)

How to use Picklestone!

November 28th - via:
Today I would like to share with you a video of me making fukujin-zuke using vegetables from the Kansai area where I live! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 We use salt, soy... (Read More)

The aroma of shiso is essential to Japanese cuisine!

November 27th - via:
Shiso, also known as Perilla, is gaining popularity in the United States and is frequently found in restaurants. Its unique flavor and aromatic qualities, reminiscent of mint, have made it a sought-after ingredient. In American restaurants, you'll... (Read More)

"Spicy Yet Alluring: The Charms of Wasabi's Flavor"

November 25th - via:
Today, we introduce wasabi-flavored seasoning. Wasabi is frequently used in Japanese cuisine and is characterized by its strong spiciness and vibrant green color. Typically, wasabi is made from the root of the wasabi plant and is served in a... (Read More)

If you enjoy sourness and aroma, try yuzu seasoning!

November 24th - via:
Hello, the other day I introduced pickled plums. Today, it is yuzu. Yuzu is an ancient Japanese citrus fruit, essential to the aroma of Japanese cuisine. It is used in various Japanese dishes such as sushi, tempura, soba noodles, etc. And of course,... (Read More)

UMEBOSHI seasonings are amazing!

November 23rd - via:
hi! Today I will update you about UMEBOSHI! UMEBOSHI is pickled Japanese plums in salt. In Japan, I have heard news about the discovery of umeboshi made 1000 years ago. Isn't it amazing? Its unique acidity goes well with salads, meat dishes, and... (Read More)

Look at the traditional Japanese way of making pickles!

November 21st - via:
Hello! Today, I would like to introduce a program that was broadcast on the Japanese National Broadcasting System. This is a pickle called SENMAI-ZUKE from Kyoto. The highlight is the video around 5 minutes and 55 seconds. Picklestone has taken this... (Read More)

The number of supporters reached 40!

November 20th - via:
Thanks for your interest in Japanese pickles! Why does Picklestone need to put a stone on top of the vegetable? That is a question often asked. Japanese pickles are made by compressing vegetables, which eliminates water and improves the preservation... (Read More)

Improvements are being made every day!

November 14th - via:
Dear Picklestone fans Hello there. Our development team is having a lot of fun developing our products! UMAMI seasoning is very easy to use for making pickles. Naturally, just sprinkling it on cut vegetables will make pickles. However, using... (Read More)

Add-on with no additional shipping charges!

November 7th - via:
To our dear backers who have supported us early Thank you for your support. As a thank you to our early backers, we have created the Umami Seasoning add-on with free shipping for 5 days only. You can add up to 5 pieces. This will start 3 hours from... (Read More)

Thanks a lot for your support!

November 2nd - via:
Thank you all for purchasing UMAMI Seasonings! The 20 sets we prepared for Early Bird have sold out. We are again formulating tastier seasonings today to find a more tasty balance of formulas! We hope to enjoy the pickle life with you soon!  (Read More)

Funding goal reached! We will start a collaborative "add-on" event!

October 29th - via:
Dear Picklestone Backers Thank you so much for supporting Picklestone series and the new UMAMI seasonings. Soon after we started, we were able to reach our funding goal!Thank you again. To celebrate, we have added "Japanese New Year" themed items... (Read More)

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