A Breakfast Dish
A Politician’s Slimming Secret\
Old Wives’ Tale or Ancient Wisdom?
A Cure or Just Prevention?
For centuries, Chicken Soup has enjoyed a reputation for efficacy in helping prevent or curing upper respiratory infections – in many countries and over a long time span. Is this reputation justified or is it just an Continue reading
Soba Noodles with Caviar
The Apotheosis of Buckwheat
This dish is smile to make and transforms the humble Buckwheat Noodle, Soba, to an elegant gourmet treat. Salmon Roe, Ikura, is the key. Use the best and freshest caviar available.
Again Buckwheat is a rich source of the Continue reading
Pandas’ Favorite, High in Folate
27 Calories in 100 Grams
Pandas’ favorite food is Bamboo, Bamboo, Bamboo. They love the leaves, shoots and even the stalks of the Bamboo.
People love them too. Perhaps Continue reading
Getting Ready for New Year’s
What to Put in the Boxes
New Year’s Day may well be THE holiday in Japan. Almost everything is closed, while people make visits to shrines, pay visas to friends and relatives, drink sake, and eat, of course. But in traditional Japan. not much was cooked on the first day or so of the New Year. Instead, it has been traditional to eat meals packed in Bento lunch boxes, sometimes quite elaborate, and usually multitiered.