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Tori Box Cafe (403 F. Calderon St., Little Baguio, San Juan)

Date visited: October 2013

What we ordered:

Kani Salad, Beef Yakiniku Pita and Tori Katsu

Taste = 3.5/5

-          Since the restaurant’s name had “Tori” in it, we decided to try their Tori katsu (deep-fried breaded or battered chicken). 247 more words

Food

Miso Biscuits (Miso Kukkii)

TESTED RECIPE ADAPTED FROM WWW.ANNCOOJOURNAL.COM

INGREDIENTS:

200g plain flour, sieved
1 egg (60g), lightly beaten
100g butter, softened
80g sugar
25g white miso paste
1 tbsp black sesame seeds, toasted… 162 more words

Japanese Cheese Cake

TESTED RECIPE ADAPTED FROM WWW.EN.CHRISTINES RECIPES.COM

Prepare two baking pans, lined with a baking paper (each size: 11.5cmx 22cmx6cm)

INGREDIENTS:

250 ml milk
250 gm cream cheese, cubed and softened at room temperature… 327 more words

Dessert

Blanched Green Beans with Sesame Dressing

TESTED RECIPE ADAPTED FROM WWW.EN.CHRISTINESRECIPES.COM

INGREDIENTS:

300 gm green beans
35 gm toasted sesame seeds
2 tbsp sugar
100 ml Yamasaki soy sauce (or any kind of Japanese you like) 119 more words

Baked Eggplant with Miso Sauce

TESTED RECIPE ADAPTED FROM WWW.EN.CHRISTINESRECIPES.COM)


INGREDIENTS:

1 large eggplant (aubergine), about 375 gm
Oil, to taste
Sea salt, to taste
Sesame seeds, roasted for garnish… 159 more words

Momofuku Noodle Bar, NYC

Hello from NYC,

After a quick 15 minute wait (we got there right before they opened), we were greeted and seated at Momofuku noodle bar. The soy sauce egg was actually rather impressive and we LOVED the rice cake (red chili, onion, sesame). 39 more words

Japanese Cuisine

Sidebar: Japanese food is not bland; alternative title: there are no lawns on Shikoku

Recently, the magazine Mental Floss published an article translating travel tips for Japanese tourists to America. One of the travel tips is, “American food is flat to the taste, indifferent in the subtle difference of taste”.  920 more words

Shikoku