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Random Food of the Day

Rice flour cake

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Random Food of the Day

A canteen lunch, Chinese style.  Porkbelly with radish, bamboo slices with bean sprouts, firm tofu “noodles” with veg, and rice.

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Random Food of the Day

Black Cargo Rice – uncooked cooked (1 rice: 2 water in a rice cooker) Complete as a side with green onions, ground sesame, and a touch of Ponzu sauce.

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Real Life Review: Aromi Mi rice cooker

I recently stopped to think about how, since my return to the United States several years ago, I seem unable to regain the healthy lifestyle I had lived in Japan. Part of it is of course due to factors of … Continue reading

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Real Life Review: InstantPot IP-DUO60 Electric Pressure Cooker

For years a friend has been extolling the virtues of her electric bean cooker (essentially a slow cooker with a timer) , so I was sort-of in the market for one if I ever came across it.  Then one day … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

Yesterday I was visiting a company and had lunch in their canteen. I was not expecting much beyond basic canteen food, so I was rathar suprised to come across a baked chicken breast seasoned with fennel and served with a … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

An actual cup of gumbo as served in Terminal F of the Atlanta airport

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Random Food of the Day

Takeaway rice with smoked fish and salmon eggs

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Random Food of the Day

A staple…. short grain Japanese rice

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Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 7: Takayama to Shinagawa

There are three main ways to get from Takayama to Tokyo on the local trains: backtrack to the north along the route I had previously travelled, backtrack part of the way and then take another valley to the east and … Continue reading

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