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Fall in Love with Rice Congee: Japanese and other Asian Styles

Rice congee is a simple meal. It is boiled rice cooked in lots of water for a long time, just until the rice breaks down...
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Japanese Drinking Culture (1) In a Train

Since I started travelling to some countries, I realized that drinking habit is different from country to country, from ...
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Japanese recipe and Western recipe

I like cooking. It is easy to find a good recipe if you search on the internet. I also use the internet to get a new rec...
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Do you have to rinse Japanese rice 7 times?

I have some friends who are interested in Japanese food. When I was invited by one of them, he asked me, "You have to wa...
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Do the Japanese like eating meat?

They say Chinese people eat everything with four legs but tables, and everything with two legs but aeroplanes. This is n...
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Are things Expensive in Japan?

At the end of the 1980s, the growth of the Japanese economy reached its peak. Executive golf courses, luxury brand shops...
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Where did the Fortune Cookie come from?

When I first went to a Vietnamese restaurant in Montreal, Canada, I was served so-called "Fortune Cookies", after the me...
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Are you brave enough to eat a poisonous fish?

Japanese traditional diet is based on fish and veggies. We have lots of vocabulary related to fish in everyday-conversat...
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Does everyone have a sharp knife in Japan?

“I understand your frustration, it’s because we came from the country of Samurai !” said Saori, one of my Japanese frien...
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3 Reasons why I do NOT think Japanese Food is Healthy

I am glad to know that some people consider Japanese food as a healthy diet. However, I cannot always agree with that. ...
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Is it easy to find gluten-free food and restaurants in Japan?

I was asked from one of my friends whose niece has a serious gluten allergy, and she was planning to go to Japan. My fri...
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Chopsticks vs. Knives and Forks

When I make home-made Fish & Chips, my boyfriend is always amazed, because I use my chopsticks to pick up pieces of ...
12.11.2019
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