japan times

Tenshinhan

About Chinese-Japanese cuisine or chuuka, a not-quite Chinese but very popular in Japan egg dish, and more.

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Ginger pork and pickled vegetables

As it turns out, my latest Japan Times article and my very first one are both about the same thing - natsubate, or summer fatigue.

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Did you know that mirin used to a a high class, expensive beverage rather than a cooking ingredient?

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A new article in the Japan Times about bamboo shoots, a quintessential springtime vegetable.

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Sticky slimy smelly goodness - and it's good for you too.

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Yuzu-cha (yuzu tea)

Catching up on various things, plus a not-really-a-recipe for yuzu tea or yuzu-cha.

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About a trend in Japan towards growing delicious artisanal rice - article in The Japan Times.

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This month's Japanese Kitchen column in the Japan Times is about "kanbutsu", traditional dried food products.

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Thick slices of nutritionally empty white bread for the win!

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Nanohana no ohitashi

This month's Japanese Kitchen column in the Japan Times is about a quintessential early spring vegetable called nanohana. There's even a very well known children's song about it.

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