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Forum: DiningBuzz
Today, 1:23 am
Replies: 113
Views: 6,094
Posted By LapLap

Apparently, it had already closed its ďeat inĒ...

Apparently, it had already closed its ďeat inĒ section by Autumn 2018 and was take out only between then and itís closure at the end of March.
Iíve never eaten rolled (or any kind of sushi) on the...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Yesterday, 5:33 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 6,094
Posted By LapLap

Are you describing Uramakiya? Closed down...

Are you describing Uramakiya?

Closed down permanently in March 2019.
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 3, 20, 2:58 am
Replies: 471
Views: 15,507
Posted By LapLap

I used to keep two different blocks of Japanese...

I used to keep two different blocks of Japanese curry roux, one was a “sweet mouth” mild version, another was hotter kind, because my daughter couldn’t tolerate a moderate spice level. Rather than...
Forum: Japan
Jul 2, 20, 12:14 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,437
Posted By LapLap

Was passed on that exact same shawl. Gives me the...

Was passed on that exact same shawl. Gives me the warm fuzzies seeing it “in the wild”. 😊
Forum: Japan
Jun 30, 20, 1:20 am
Replies: 147
Views: 8,004
Posted By LapLap

We’ve really warmed to the idea of sourdough...

We’ve really warmed to the idea of sourdough shokupan. Have adjusted the recipe a little (I let it sit without salt for 30 minutes or so after mixing before kneading it in a machine with salt an a...
Forum: Japan
Jun 28, 20, 9:23 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,437
Posted By LapLap

Hard to understand why this is bizarre. But hey...

Hard to understand why this is bizarre. But hey ho...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Still_Water_(sculpture)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kelpies

And, my favourite, the exhausted head of...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 28, 20, 1:56 am
Replies: 1,570
Views: 115,565
Posted By LapLap

I always rinse the onion as the salt works it’s...

I always rinse the onion as the salt works it’s osmosis magic drawing the onion’s fiercest juices to bond with it. But even rinsed and squeezed, the onion will be a little saltier than before. Saying...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 27, 20, 3:46 pm
Replies: 1,570
Views: 115,565
Posted By LapLap

We’ve had a few legitimately hot days in London...

We’ve had a few legitimately hot days in London and I’ve been prodding at and expanding my gazpacho repertoire.

Fresh apple makes a good substitute for bread, sometimes I prefer it.

Adding a...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 26, 20, 4:28 am
Replies: 113
Views: 6,094
Posted By LapLap

That’s a weekend project I’ll be tackling very...

That’s a weekend project I’ll be tackling very soon (just replaced a broken blender so the soy milk is an achievable goal). Seeing what they’re made of, I get why my kid ingested so many of them....
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 26, 20, 1:39 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,235
Posted By LapLap

The Atlantic still cleaves our language into two....

The Atlantic still cleaves our language into two. Dropping the “Free” part of “Buy One, Get One Free” provokes a minor form of anathema.

Cogollos de Tudela. First type of lettuce I ever ate for...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 25, 20, 11:04 am
Replies: 132
Views: 8,156
Posted By LapLap

Can heartily recommend the recipe and techniques...

Can heartily recommend the recipe and techniques shown for this youtuber’s take on Tartine’s Country Loaf (sourdough).
I keep a white bread flour sourdough culture, but the rest of the flour I use...
Forum: Japan
Jun 24, 20, 6:15 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,437
Posted By LapLap

The end of our last Misaki Maguro (Tuna) Day Trip...

The end of our last Misaki Maguro (Tuna) Day Trip tour at Jogashima.
https://www.haneda-tokyo-access.com/en/ticket/discount/maguro-day.html
...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 23, 20, 9:28 am
Replies: 113
Views: 6,094
Posted By LapLap

Every now and again I look through Google and...

Every now and again I look through Google and Baidu searching for 全聚德 & 豆腐 or 如意豆腐 but have never found it. Have had tofu many times in many ways, but this was exceptional - couldnít believe how...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 23, 20, 8:49 am
Replies: 113
Views: 6,094
Posted By LapLap

I found that thread very useful. What I didnít...

I found that thread very useful. What I didnít expect was that it would be the cold side dishes at Quanjude that were going to truly blow me away. Iím still drooling over the baby cucumbers with...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 23, 20, 4:47 am
Replies: 113
Views: 6,094
Posted By LapLap

Iíve used the Japanese equivalent (harusame...

Iíve used the Japanese equivalent (harusame noodles) but having not eaten a decent version first, trying to make mung bean jelly from scratch is rather daunting. But I do like the idea of both the...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 23, 20, 2:42 am
Replies: 113
Views: 6,094
Posted By LapLap

Summer has arrived and I’ve moved over to cold...

Summer has arrived and I’ve moved over to cold food cooking. I love all the Japanese cold classics and am expanding into Korean cold dishes, but I’ve yet to learn more about, as well as actually try,...
Forum: Japan
Jun 19, 20, 10:47 am
Replies: 2,197
Views: 183,327
Posted By LapLap

Yep! And have recently made the discovery that I...

Yep! And have recently made the discovery that I can extend geta AND jikatabi wearing into the cold and wet post-COVID19 era.
This is how to kick-start the economy! ...
Forum: Japan
Jun 19, 20, 9:10 am
Replies: 2,197
Views: 183,327
Posted By LapLap

One of the unexpected upsides to the Covid-19...

One of the unexpected upsides to the Covid-19 lifestyle has been our increased usage of Japanese footwear.

Glorious geta! We rarely wear anything else at the moment. Love them! Still made...
Forum: Japan
Jun 18, 20, 3:39 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,003
Posted By LapLap

https://www.keioplaza.com/facilities/ Unless...

https://www.keioplaza.com/facilities/
Unless you are planning to stay there in July or August 2021, the pool (which requires a fee*) won’t be an option.
As the website says, gym would be free for...
Jun 17, 20, 4:35 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 30,512
Posted By LapLap

An NYT reporter was on the same flight. He sent a...

An NYT reporter was on the same flight. He sent a tweet about someone on his Tulsa bound (via Dallas) flight holding up the departure before leaving the aircraft, it’s been great to see the self...
Forum: Japan
Jun 13, 20, 5:25 am
Replies: 147
Views: 8,004
Posted By LapLap

I did it! Finally made the melon pan. ...

I did it! Finally made the melon pan.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/eb2b3c21_ebdd_496d_9256_b5e37343082b_3c0b840338fdbd4a6eea6e6cd2a7529efd24aeef.jpeg
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 12, 20, 6:40 pm
Replies: 132
Views: 8,156
Posted By LapLap

Iím still none the wiser as to why those are...

Iím still none the wiser as to why those are called scones in the USA, but if Dorie Greenspanís advice for baking with cornmeal helped you, then Iím very happy to have passed it along!

Iíve been...
Forum: Japan
Jun 12, 20, 5:51 am
Replies: 147
Views: 8,004
Posted By LapLap

Picked a decent fistful of mizuna today....

Picked a decent fistful of mizuna today. Yesterday I took my first shiso leaves.
The mizuna I will boil for 60 seconds then cool, chop and combine with ginger and shoyu. Itís delicious with rice....
Forum: Japan
Jun 9, 20, 5:27 am
Replies: 2,197
Views: 183,327
Posted By LapLap

Thousands of athletes were willing to come to...

Thousands of athletes were willing to come to Japan from all over the globe to spend a few weeks sleeping on similar cardboard boxes:

Tokyo 2020 to Use Recyclable Cardboard Frames for Athletes'...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 4, 20, 9:18 am
Replies: 132
Views: 8,156
Posted By LapLap

Scones and scones are completely different...

Scones and scones are completely different things. So are biscuits and biscuits.
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