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Random Food of the Day

A slice of wild Pacific Northwest King Salmon – notice the extensive marbling which keeps the fish moist and gives so much flavor when slow roasted. Advertisements

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Random Food of the Day

Takeaway rice with smoked fish and salmon eggs

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Textures of Kyoto

Yes, I have been to Kyoto. I enjoyed it the way that you enjoy a good book that you came to via the required reading list – a bit hesitantly, ready for disappointment, and then it turns out to have … Continue reading

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 6: Takayama

The train from Hida-Furukawa to Takayama only took about 15 minutes and is essentially going from one end of a valley to the other, so the ride in and of itself wasn’t overly impressive. Once at the Takayama station, it … Continue reading

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 3: Kashiwazaki

Kashiwazaki was an unknown to me before this trip, and I decided to make it a stopping point purely on the basis that I wanted to stay on the Sea of Japan coast, be close enough to Takayama to be … Continue reading

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Something Fishy

Although I don’t have a balcony in my flat, I do have floor to ceiling windows, and if I stand right at the window on tiptoes I can see over the privacy screen on the false balcony and look down … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

Fresh grilled trout on a stick.

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