Category Archives: Japanese

Itacho Sushi vs. [Ho Chi Minh City] Sushi Bar – The Battle of Sushi

It is interesting how our tastebuds changed over time. I use to fancy sushi with cooked ingredients i.e. tamago before I fell crazily in love with raw fish sushi i.e. sake. The tastebuds eventually evolved towards aburi sushi. I wonder … Continue reading

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Treats from Japan – The Travelling Ramen

Another nice gift from S – She made us a Twiceasdelicious instant cup noodle from the Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum! Momofuku Ando is the inventor of instant noodles and the founder of Nissin Food Product Co. Look at the … Continue reading

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Treats from Japan #1

P & I received a truckload of tidbits fresh from Japan recently – Thank you S! Tokyo Banana K:  This is a very popular snack typically sold only in Tokyo due to its short shelf life.  The sponge cake is … Continue reading

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Aoki – Third Time Lucky

I read many good things about Aoki  (especially the value-worth set lunches) and had wanted to visit this Les Amis Group managed Japanese restaurant for the longest time.  I was not able to get a seat twice but P & … Continue reading

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Katsuobushi (Bonito Flakes) – A Fond Childhood Memory

Do you know where bonito flakes came from? My first experience with what we affectionately called the “dancing fish flakes” was when takoyaki was introduced in Singapore during my Secondary days. My friends and I will queue up faithfully for the … Continue reading

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