This is what youÂ enjoy in JapanÂ when you wake up on January 1st and forÂ the following two days.Â This is Osechi ryori, the New Year’s feast that has been diligentlyÂ prepared during theÂ final week of December. The photos shown hereÂ are dishes that wereÂ prepared by my sister, Keiko Arakawa in Tokyo, Japan. (more…)
Archive for December, 2008
I found fairly large size shrimp ( 12 to 15 pieces per pound; not head-on; farmed in Vietnam, frozen, and defrosted) at my neighbourhood Whole Food store. It was pricy at (more…)
Today, December 31, is Omisoka, New Year’s Eve. I am going to include a soba noodle dish as part of our end-of-the year meal tonight as…… (more…)
My favorite salt, Suzu-shio, is made by a very unique process. The collected salt water is sprayed over a bamboo curtain that looks like the…… (more…)
I almost forget to post this recipe! Here you are the delicious venison dish for you.Â I am going to prepare it this coming weekend….and serve it with Spanish red wine made of Garnacha grape.
Salt is an essential nutrient, but over consumption of it is linked to several health risks such as high blood pressure. Most salt in our diet comes….