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Tibetan Home Cooking: A book review

Tibetan Home Cooking: A book review

Even as someone who spends much of my working day online, I have never actually viewed an e-book. True, I am still fully in love with the ink on paper variety of reading but, that is not why I haven’t purchased an e-book. I simply haven’t come across something that I’ve wanted to read AND have it coincide with a gap in my giant stack of ‘To read’ books. But I became interested in the … Read entire article »

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Easy Onigiri: Japanese rice cakes

Easy Onigiri: Japanese rice cakes

What I loved when we lived in Japan was that on the days I didn’t feel like making my lunch, I could stop by the local コンビニ, “conbini”, or convenience store, on the way to work for much nicer food than we’d find in our own equivalent shops. I’d park my bike out front in the bike park and then walk in to hear a loud “いらっしゃいませ!” or “Irasshaimase!” (Welcome, we are happy to serve … Read entire article »

Filed under: Child-friendly, Drinks and Snacks, Featured, Japanese, Vegetarian

Welcome to Five Flavours

Welcome to Five Flavours

What do New Zealanders eat? It’s true that we like our pies, but food in New Zealand is much more varied than some might believe. In fact, I’d go as far as to say that these days New Zealanders have a very complex palate. From the arrival of the first Maori to the most recent immigrants, food and cooking ideas have engulfed New Zealand from all over the globe and we take hold … Read entire article »

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