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About the difference between kanten and agar, plus cool, slippery glassy noodles.

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The life of a remarkable man, who used his wealth to help people in many meaningful ways.

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Kinou Nani Tabeta? (What did you eat yesterday?) is a wonderful manga series that features lots of delicious recipes. One of them is a supremely simple recipe for stewed caramel apples.

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Yesterday, it was revealed that cookbook author and TV chef, presenter and teacher Katsuyo Kobayashi (小林カツ代) had died on January 23, 2014. She was 76 years old. She was one of the biggest culinary influences in my life.

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Japanese cuisine is now a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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

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The great city of Osaka is invaded by one giant rubber duck...and a small edible one.

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Thick slices of nutritionally empty white bread for the win!

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A quick update to show I'm still alive ^_^ Also some photos from Japan.

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