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Japanese Kaiseki: 11-Courses of Elegant and Traditional Japanese Fare

Japan: where knife training occurs for many years before a budding chef is allowed near a fish and chopping block — where cooking rice is a careful and deliberate balance of vinegar, rice, water and a knowing hand. Kaiseki and Kaiseki Ryōri. The multi-course traditional meal that is one of food’s most extraordinary displays of […]

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Peruvian Chicha

Chicha: Peruvian Beer from Fermented Corn

There are a few tasks I must complete every time I travel internationally: eat meat prepared in the traditional way of the region, pick up spices unavailable at home, and learn about the local adult beverage. At the end of my trek through Peru, I had seen the slaughtering of the goat, had picked up […]

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