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Food-TikTok Influence

Home cooks find antidote to blandness on TikTok videos

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From sourdough to feta pasta, much of the last year at home has been food-focused. And one driver of these delectable fads is the social media platform TikTok. Many people have embraced cooking during the pandemic, when they’ve been home, bored, looking to try something new. TikTok was ready to… Read

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A brief history of pasta shapes

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There are at least 350 shapes of pasta you can buy. Food blogger Dan Pashman apparently thought we could use one more. Enter cascatelli – which means “waterfall” in Italian – the world’s newest pasta shape. Pashman developed the shape to hold a lot of sauce and be easily stabbed… Read

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Frito Lay is turning up the heat with Japanese spice-infused snacks

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For crispy snacks that pack a punch, look no further than the assortment of spicy flavors Frito Lay has just added to their most popular brands in Japan; Mike Popcorn, Cheetos and everybody’s favorite, Doritos. Frito Lay is no stranger to heating things up, as seen in their 2020 lineup of… Read

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Sports cake developed by Japanese castella company

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V! Castella offers the pleasures of cake as a sports food supplement to be enjoyed before or after exercising — not during for obvious choking hazards. This particular type of cake is “castella,” a Japanese take on sponge cake whose name is based on the Castile region of Spain where it is… Read

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Matcha latte sweets are rich enough to satisfy any matcha-holic

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The combination of powdered green tea and milk is a matcha made in heaven. The mellow and creamy taste of milk is the perfect accompaniment to bitter, fragrant matcha, which is why the matcha latte has become such a popular beverage. So much so that this modern day creation has… Read

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We try a new way of using mayonnaise from a Japanese recipe

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For those living in Japan or well-acquainted with Japanese cuisine, it may not be surprising to find out that Japan ranks 11th among countries that consume the most mayonnaise. Besides the usual egg salad and potato salad recipes, Japanese enjoy mayo in a variety of ways. As a flavorful sauce for fried… Read

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How a samurai’s quest for revenge created one of Tokyo’s best cafes, and it’s still open

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Like a lot of Shinto shrines in Japan, Tokyo’s Kanda Shrine (also known as Kanda Myojin) has a street leading to its entrance lined with shops and restaurants waiting to serve pious pilgrims and secular sightseers alike. The most eye-catching is a quaint cafe on a corner right next to the shrine’s torii gate… Read

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Veggie satay: Singapore lab cooks up Asian favorites, minus the meat

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From faux-chicken satay to imitation beef rendang, a high-tech Singapore laboratory is replicating popular Asian dishes with plant-based meat alternatives to feed the region's growing appetite for sustainable food. Flavor specialists and food scientists in white coats work with plant extracts at the newly opened facility to create vegetarian versions… Read

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Should you add wasabi to your soy sauce at a sushi restaurant?

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Have you ever mixed a bit of wasabi into your soy sauce and dipped your sushi into it? If you have, you’ve committed a culinary taboo that’s frowned upon in the dining world, according to news shared widely in Japan recently. Sushi Sasaya Korin, a sushi restaurant in Kyoto’s Pontocho… Read

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Get your kids to drink their fruit and veggies

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If you have trouble convincing your kids to eat fruit and vegetables, why not give juicing a try? It’s quick, easy and more often than not, you’ll find your kids fascinated by the process and more than happy to sample the results. Plus, it is a fantastic way to boost… Read

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