How to Stock a Japanese Pantry: 13 Indispensable Ingredients

If you have more than beer and old takeout in your refrigerator, you probably have a bottle of soy sauce in your cupboard. But that doesn’t mean navigating the Japanese grocery is a walk in the park—between kanji-only packaging, uneven labeling, and rows of unfamiliar condiments, it’s the paradox of choice in seaweed-and-rice form. Here are the core items you want on your shelf.

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‘AbsorbPlate’ Tackles Excess Oil on the Plate

Food design is being used to help the Thai population eat more healthily, with ‘AbsorbPlate’ designed to absorb excess oil in Thai dishes.

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How to Make Buko Pandan Salad

I’ve been staring at a blank screen for the past few days, trying to compose in my mind what to write for this post.  I thought I had it all figured out: a tribute to my mother and her favori…

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Japanese Temporary Tattoos to Detect Soba Allergies

Two months ago at an event near Koyo-tei, one by the oldest soba restaurants in Sapporo, temporary tattoos were handed out to foreign tourists visiting the region. But these weren’t any old temporary tattoos. Incorporating traditional Japanese motifs and designs, they were developed in coll

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Japanese Lego Master Builds Delicious-Looking Creations From Blocks

I don’t think I’ve ever felt so hungry looking at Lego blocks! A Japanese Lego creator who goes by the nickname Tary has sculpted one of the most delicious-looking collections of food made entirely from Lego blocks. From fruit and vegetables to bento boxes, junk food and even deserts, Tary has a

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Sugar tax one step closer to implementation in Thailand

Soft drinks could cost up to 25% more in Thailand after the National Reform Steering Assembly’s health panel approved by 153 votes to two a proposal to increase taxes for non-alcoholic drinks with high content of sugar.

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The Grub Files: Cooking with Camissonia: Shredded Bean Curd Salad with Celery & Carrots (Liang Ban Gan Su)

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Fiona’s Japanese Cooking: CHILDREN’S DAY FISH FINGER & CHICKEN GOUJON TEMAKI RECIPE

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Le konbu, l’algue magique de la cuisine japonaise

Cette plante aux mille vertus, fondatrice de la cuisine japonaise, est de plus en plus utilisée par les chefs français, qui découvrent son extraordinaire potentiel gustatif.

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China’s pork imports booming

China’s pork imports more than doubled in March 2016 as environmental regulation slammed the brakes on domestic production for the country’s largest producers.

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