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Rice Porridge

also known as lugaw in the Philippines, congee in China or okayu お粥 in Japan. This dish is very common within Asian households and is customarily consumed when an individual is sick (with fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or food poisoning), and is ready…

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Miso Soup

When living in Japan, miso soup is a household staple and many variations to the ingredients list exists. At its most basic, miso is a fermented paste made by inoculating a mixture of soybeans with a mold called koji (the common name…

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Spicy Lotus Root

If you are fascinated by Asian cuisine then grab your wok and strengthen your forearms because I’ve got a Japanese family recipe for you. All this recipe requires is lotus root. Lotus root is traditionally known as kamal kakdi and has high…

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The name is Raine, and I was an athlete turned print-ad and fashion model, and now coaching health, fitness and wellness. I love writing about my fascination with food, sharing sound advice based on science and experiences and enjoying a meaningful, organised life! Read more

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