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Japanese cake molds

I love that the Japanese not only make sweets taste great but also look beautiful. Ping Mag has a great article on the technique and style of Japanese cakes. If anyone knows where I might find some of these mold styles in…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, March 28th, 2006
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Kintaro Ramen

If you’ve ever seen the Japanese film Tampopo, you no doubt recall the scene where the elder character teaches his sidekick the fine art of truly appreciating and devouring a good bowl of ramen. Another favourite…

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Posted by: on Saturday, February 4th, 2006
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Umami: The Elusive 5th Taste

Take a bite of that savoury meat, cheese or tomato…is it yummy? It’s not sweet, right? Not sour? Not bitter? Not salty? None of the four accepted tastes, yet somehow so very delicious. Welcome to the world of…

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Posted by: on Saturday, February 4th, 2006
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Hapa Izakaya

These days when new friends or visitors come to town and I want to show Vancouver off, I take them to Hapa Izakaya. Owned and operated by Justin Ault, it is a traditional izakaya, a sort of action-packed Japanese…

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Posted by: on Friday, February 3rd, 2006
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