Monthly Archives: October 2015

Deer and boar: from pests to the plate | The Japan Times

For many years now I have been hammering on about Japan’s runaway population of deer and wild boar, and about the huge damage they cause — especially Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.japantimes.co.jp See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette. … Continue reading

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The internet’s latest culinary masterpiece: Cup Noodle Steamed Egg【Taste Test】

Although the internet has revolutionized our lives in countless ways, one of the most appreciated is the simple yet outside-the-box recipes that appear on it from time to time. Where else can we discover that a rice cooker can be used to … Continue reading

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The island making Japan’s best olive oil | The Japan Times

When I first married, I stocked the pantry with a can of affordable Spanish olive oil sourced through a friend. But as time meandered along and finances be Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.japantimes.co.jp See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food … Continue reading

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Mars announces sustainable rice partnership

Mars Food, the owner of Uncle Ben’s, has announced the first global standard for sustainable rice in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP). Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.foodnavigator-asia.com See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette.

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Milk scandal raises questions over China’s new food safety law

Another dairy scandal has raged across Chinese media over the last month, overshadowing the introduction of China’s much-touted new food safety law and casting further doubts over the government’s ability to bring the country’s chaotic food supply chain under control. Sourced through … Continue reading

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An idea simmering for centuries: Japanese ‘white stew’ | The Japan Times

When a Japanese person hears the word “stew,” the dish they’re likely to think of is a concoction of stewed vegetables and chicken (occasionally pork or se Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.japantimes.co.jp See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette.

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Stewed Pork Hocks on Rice (Khao Kha Mu ข้าวขาหมู) by Nong of Nong’s Khao Man Gai

When I got Narumol “Nong” Poonsukwattana, of Portland-based Nong’s Khao Man Gai fame, on the phone a few weeks ago, I wasn’t planning on asking her about how life had led her to where s… Sourced through Scoop.it from: shesimmers.com … Continue reading

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Matcha Latte Recipe – Bon Appétit

Swap out your morning coffee with matcha for an antioxidant boost. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bonappetit.com See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette.

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Savory-Sweet-Spicy Burdock Recipe (Kinpira Gobo) – Viet World Kitchen

My husband recently told me that he wanted to eat gobo (burdock) root. Would I make some? It’s suppose to be great for an alkaline-acid diet, which balances your body. Rory has been getting into that lately. I love root … Continue reading

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Tofu: A Buyer’s Guide

How to select the right tofu (firm? silken?) and keep it fresh at home. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.epicurious.com See on Scoop.it – The Asian Food Gazette.

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