April 4th, 2017

Fun at the frog pond behind South River Miso Co. Photo by Anni Elwell Hanna

Spring Greetings from South River Miso

The awakening of the earth in the spring brings renewed life to our senses. We watch with awe as fresh green sprouts emerge, seeking the light. Shedding the heaviness of winter, we enjoy tender young vegetables and multi-colored salads. Miso is the perfect healthy seasoning for salad dressings, spreads and dips, for marinating meat and fish for the grill and many other recipes. With its plentiful enzymes and naturally occurring digestive-friendly probiotics, miso is an essential ancient food for modern times.

Order Your Summer Supply Now

Order your summer supply now, as we do not ship our unpasteurized miso in the warmer months. See shipping deadlines below. Order online at southrivermiso.com.

Spring 2017 Shipping Deadlines

Order by April 25th for UPS ground shipping to southern and western states (including TN, NC, all states south of these, and to all states west of the Mississippi River.)

Order by May 25th for all other states and for UPS 2nd Day Air shipments to any location.

Our regular shipping season will resume September 15th, 2017.

Tasty Tofu Stir Fry

Celebrate the spring season with this tasty tofu stir fry.

Serves two


1lb block of organic tofu
4-5 tsp olive oil
½ tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp dry curry powder
2 tbsp Garlic Red Pepper Miso or any of our One Year Miso varieties
1 Tbsp sliced pitted green or Kalamata olives
¼ cup sliced pickled sweet peppers


1. Cut block of tofu in half lengthwise. Put the two halves on a double layer of paper towels on a plate. Cover with another double layer of paper towels. Put a cast iron or other heavy object on top. Let sit for 5-10 minutes. Remove tofu and pat dry with a paper towel.
2. Cut the tofu into about 12 rectangular pieces around 3/4 inches x 3 inches. Sprinkle with salt.
3. Heat a heavy pan, then, add olive oil. Cook tofu pieces on one side until golden, around 2-3 minutes for each side.
4. Use shakers to sprinkle turmeric and curry powder on tofu and stir/flip to coat evenly.
5. Dilute miso with about 2 tbsp of water. Stir in miso, chopped olives and peppers.
6. Cook very gently on low heat for a minute or so. Turn off heat. Let sit in pan, covered for 1 minute.
7. Garnish with fresh parsley or scallions.

Enjoy with a side of fresh salad or lightly cooked mixed greens.

South River Miso on The Cooking Channel

The Cooking Channel's "Food Crafters" with host Aida Mollenkamp visited South River Miso in September, 2010. See the story of how our miso is made.

Visit Our Website

Enjoy our photos, slide shows and videos by exploring the links below.


- Shop at our online store
- Try more of our great recipes
- Watch videos of rice growing at South River
- View a slide show of the miso making process
- Watch a Cooking Channel video about South River Miso
- See a slide show of our location at South River Farm
- Read "Love Letters" from our customers

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South River Miso Company
888 Shelburne Falls Road
Conway, MA 01341
PH: 413.369.4057
FX: 413.369.4299

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