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Dinner with Aunty M

Today is Auntie M’s b-day, but today she went to play mah-jong. So, it was dinner last night.

I think this is one of Aunty’s “go-to” places. 83 more words



Kansha: Celebrating Japan’s Vegan and Vegetarian Traditions

Author: Elizabeth Andoh
Publisher: Ten Speed Press, 2010
Website: http://www.kanshacooking.com

Excerpts from http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com:

The celebration of Japan’s vegan and vegetarian traditions begins with kansha—appreciation—an expression of gratitude for nature’s gifts and the efforts and ingenuity of those who transform nature’s bounty into marvelous food.

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Eating Japanese Food in Japan

Review: Ijji.

Ijji, an intimate Japanese restaurant in the Lower Haight, oozes a zen like atmosphere with its wooden minimalistic interior and clean lines. 465 more words


Ultimate Chinese Vegetable Dumplings

For the dumpling wrappers (alternatively, you can just buy a package of pre-made dumpling wrappers):

  • 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup, plus 2 tablespoons tepid water…
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Japanese Cuisine

A cold day for a cold course

It was a cold, rainy, grey afternoon in Tokyo. My feet was close to going on strike from long walks exploring the neighbourhood surrounding Tokyo Station. 477 more words


The Crunchy Bony Bits

I love fried chicken and I love a peculiar chicken part – soft bones. I know the mere mention of bones turned people off, but they are an important source of flavour in many dishes, in particular, sauce, soups, broths and stocks. 423 more words