Invisible women in the ugly culinary world

I’ve always wondered why so-called world-famous chefs are mostly men.  Women are the ones who have been cooking everyday every day throughout our long human history, making the best use of whatever is available within the household budget and trying to put something delicious and nutritious on the table.  When did men overtake women’s endeavor and wisdom in cooking? My […]

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Sham Japanese Food

Japanese food seems to have gained immense popularity in Canada.  Edmonton, where I currently live, has an amazing number of Japanese restaurants (around 100) in contrast to the small Japanese population in the city.   According to the 2016 census Canada, there are 940 Japanese speakers, 590 people born in Japan and 2,985 people of Japanese origin living in Edmonton. Well, […]

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So-called “Best Diets” didn’t work, but I lost 10 kilos (22 pounds) in two months.

I was chubby up until 2006.  I was slender until 1990. All those sixteen years, I tried every diet I spotted: eating tiny portions, avoiding carbohydrates, going vegetarian, squeezing sweat out on the treadmill, cutting down alcohol intake (very unsuccessful in this) and many others, just to fit myself in the size of clothes I had enjoyed before 1990. Nothing […]

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Pork Cutlet Bowl

Print Recipe Pork Cutlet Bowl Servings Ingredients 2 pork cutlet https://www.japan-recipe.com/recipe/tonkatsu/1/2 onion2 egg200 ml Japanese soup or chicken soup20 cm Tokyo Negi leek1 tbsp soy sauce1 tbsp mirin or sugar & sake mix1/2 tbsp Sugargreen oinons (for topping) Servings Ingredients 2 pork cutlet https://www.japan-recipe.com/recipe/tonkatsu/1/2 onion2 egg200 ml Japanese soup or chicken soup20 cm Tokyo Negi leek1 tbsp soy sauce1 tbsp […]

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