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Japanese cooking class [1]

Last week I was afforded the opportunity to join a Japanese cooking class. These classes are held once or twice a month. Pretty much, whenever Kumiko, the teacher is available. For a minimal fee, you are taught how to make some pretty basic Japanese food. During this lesson, we learned how to make sushi!  We… Continue reading Japanese cooking class [1]

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You ate what?! [Episode 8]

いただきます!/itadakimasu/ Let’s eat On the eighth episode of “You ate what?!” we visit a cafe here in Himeji. I’d never heard of this cafe prior to yesterday’s visit. Chelli san mentioned it. And while I am absolutely the trillest, most hardest rapper that ever kilt (killed) the game, I like all the frilly stuff too.… Continue reading You ate what?! [Episode 8]

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You ate what?! [Episode 5]

いただきます!/itadakimasu/ Let’s eat On the fifth episode of “You ate what?!” we revisit Japanese pickled foods! This one is my new favorite! This week I have been introducing myself to all 8 of my English classes. In my presentation I talk, briefly, about my love for peanut butter. I then allow students to talk to… Continue reading You ate what?! [Episode 5]

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You ate what?! [Episode 4]

いただきます!/itadakimasu/ Let’s eat On the fourth episode of “You ate what?!” we visit a traditional Japanese breakfast food. As you can probably guess, I enjoy fermented and pickled foods. Gotta love that Bacillus subtilis! Aka good gut bacteria that help with…well, your gut. This particular food gets one of two reactions. Either you enjoy it or… Continue reading You ate what?! [Episode 4]

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You ate what?! [Episode 2]

いただきます!/itadakimasu/ Let’s eat On the second episode of “You ate what?!” I thought we’d visit primary colors. Blue food reminds me of Violet from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Maybe a slice of her finger. Too grotesque? My bad. Can you guess what it is? Think about all the blue/purple foods you know. I think… Continue reading You ate what?! [Episode 2]