January 2013

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Attempting to turn cranky Maki into happy Maki through the power of fermentation. Plus a recipe for hummus with miso.

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Iron Chef Japan has been cancelled already, according to reports in Japan. :(

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Napping

It's been a while, but here's another Sketch Diary entry.

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Two documentary films that show the importance of sushi, and pastry, in their respective cultures.

Doraemon's favorite snack

When I wrote about dorayaki, the sweet pancake-sandwich that is cat-robot Doraemon's favorite snack for the Japan Times back in October, I promised to post a recipe for making the little pancakes. Well finally here it is!

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This year's New Year's feast back home in Japan was taken over by the next generation of women in our family.