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Biwako, Rice Fields, and an ELVIS License Plate

August 1, 2014, was a hot but overcast day here in Shiga Prefecture. I took a short mid-day bike ride down along Yasugawa to Biwako, rode north along the lake for a few kilometers, and then returned to Yasugawa and rode home. 195 more words


Easy Asian Saute

I think about this all day.   It fills my thoughts as I do chores and run errands.  But yet I smile as dinner time approaches.  Is it because someone is picking up fast food?  389 more words

Homestead Recipes

Veggie Khmer Fried Rice

So many times after cooking we had enough leftovers in our rice bowl. And I try to never throw food or ingredients away. So this recipe from Cambodia is… 250 more words


How to make your rice sexy ?

1. Spice it up

during the cooking or after, add your fave spices or blend of spices and stir. The rice will change colors, will be yummier and you will feel more satisfied. 329 more words


Pilaf of Indian Aromas

Tale of Two Tomatoes is now officially Something’s Cooking. I’m glad to introduce to you my new space-solely dedicated to food, recipes and memories. Doesn’t mean that my… 274 more words


Steamed balls of rice (akki mudde)

Akki mudde literally means crushed (as in rice rolled into balls in your fist). It is a perfect example of how beautifully we can improvise on a regular staple ingredient like rice. 248 more words


Week 43: Mirin-Glazed Salmon

So here’s something I thought I would be able to tell you about much sooner than the forty-third week of the New Recipe Night project… This week, I cooked fish for the first time.  523 more words

New Recipe Night