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Shoyu vs soy sauce: what to use for cooking

Shoyu vs soy sauce Let’s get one thing straight. ‘Shoyu’ is the Japanese word for soy sauce. There are many different types of soy sauce, including Vietnamese, Chinese, Indonesian, Thai and Korean. They are not all one and the same. But as you may know for Japanese soy sauces, ‘shoyu’ is really just a broad

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Mexico Trip December 2016: Part 5 Mexico City Can’t Get Enough!

Mexico City Day 3: Condesa and Coyoacan For breakfast, we thought we’d give this highly rated coffee shop/bakery called Rosetta a try. It was close to our hotel and always seemed to be busy when we walked by it. The coffee was good but the poached eggs were blah. Chocolate croissant was decent. This place

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Mexico Trip December 2016: Part 4 Mexico City Discoveries

Day 2: Juarez and Chapultepec Park  The second day we did a lot more walking again. Our daily average on this trip was around 20k steps per day. It’s always good to get your steps in when traveling! Our itinerary was: Zona Rosa, Juarez, then Chapultepec Park, and finally Polanco. All by foot! The day got off

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Mexico Trip December 2016: Part 3 Mexico City Never Gets Old

Yo. Here is the next part of my Mexico trip in Mexico City!! After Puebla, we spent another three days in Mexico City and it easily could have been double that. With each visit, I’ve always found something new there. Whether it’s food, a neighborhood or a park, there’s plenty to see and do. As

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Japanese Style Macaroni Salad with Tuna

One of my favorite Japanese style salads! I love macaroni salads. I love potato salads. I love my carbs. And yes, all go so well with barbecues. I know it’s not barbecue season yet, but this one is good enough to stand on it’s own without one. How can this be!? Drum roll….. Tuna! Canned

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Sauteed Kabocha with Sake and Soy Sauce

Hi. If you have been following me for a while you know how much I like kabocha (Japanese pumpkin). I’ve used it in soups, salads, stir-frys, and desserts. I don’t think it will ever get old, as it’s so versatile. And all it is is a little green pumpkin. It looks quite unassuming really. But

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Japanese Style Broiled Mackerel with Salt (Shioyaki)

Japanese Style Broiled Mackerel with Salt (Shioyaki) One of the simplest and most tasty ways to eat mackerel!! 😀 I haven’t been catching much fish recently, but this one didn’t get away!!   Since I caught this one, I wanted to show you how to make one of the simplest and most tasty preparations of

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