Wasabi Gift Box

The green paste presented alongside raw fish at many Japanese restaurants is actually oftentimes horseradish with food coloring. Real wasabi has a more refined, distinctive flavor and is a difficult plant to grow. Historically it comes exclusively from Japan, but now Jurt Hydroponics in Reykjavík has figured out how to grow wasabi sustainably in Icelandic greenhouses—and it’s delicious. Nordic Wasabi, as they call it, is …

Tsukemono Japanese Pickling Seeds Set

Tsukemono are preserved vegetables produced through a traditional Japanese process of pickling that inspires balance and connection to each meal. While these vegetables often appear on a small plate as a side to a main course, tsukemono are not an afterthought. Across all varieties, they pack a bounty of spicy, sweet or sour flavors that add depth to every dish. Sold by KonMari, this set …

Gift Classic

Bokksu (founded in 2016 by Danny Taing) seeks to empower traditional snack-makers in Japan by including them in gift boxes—which come in three-, six- or 12-month subscription options. Containing premium and delectable teas and treats that are carefully chosen to pair well and to fit within a central theme, each package comprises around 20 candies, nibbles and drinks from centuries-old, family-owned companies and contemporary small …