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Mushroom Appetizers popular party fare!

Plum-Stuffed Shiitake Mushrooms (from epicurious.com)

Here is an Asian twist on stuffed mushrooms. Chinese plum sauce and sesame oil make the satisfying, intensely flavored glaze. 612 more words
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Miso soup

Miso soup is also an important dish in the Japanese diet. Miso (Soybean paste) is a traditional fermented food product. It is a very nutritious food and may help keep the doctor away. 122 more words


Fatty Food Corner!: Shiitake mushrooms and gai choy

Here’s a dish from Tai Yuen (formerly known as Tai Wu) in Daly City. Since I feel like my posts are super meat filled, here’s some veggies for your eyes! 13 more words



Gomoku-Chirashi is a traditional Japanese home dish which is delicious and nutritious, and a kind of Chirashi-sushi. We enjoy it at parties with family at home, such as on New Year and Girl’s day (March 3rd). 50 more words


sweet potato lasagna.

About a month ago I went home for a quick weekend to attend a friend’s baby shower, and stayed with my dear friend Annie. Annie has some issues with certain foods; foods that most of us can’t imagine living without. 240 more words


Shiitake mushroom production at home

Learning how to turn wood into delicious edible mushrooms.

In autumn 2013 we began our first foray into the world of homegrown gourmet mushroom production. We had been felling a lot of trees on the Tap o’ Noth Permaculture site to reduce some of the shade around our vegetable gardens and to provide fuel to keep our home warm in winter.  874 more words


Feeling Under The Weather

I was feeling quite unwell yesterday (probably caught it from my hubby), and decided to make a pot of congee. It is my tradition to make congee when I’m feeling sick because it usually makes me feel so much better in a day or two. 371 more words