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Don’t Hide The Tofu!

When you think “tofu,” what comes to mind? In my hometown, school buses painted with psychedelic stripes are still waiting where their long-haired drivers parked them almost fourty years ago. These young people came to rural northern California hoping to raise their children (some of whom are now around my age) on a diet of peace, freedom, clean air and organic … Continue reading

Cooking with Wheat Gluten? Fu fu fu!

As someone wise once pointed out, the cold, wet winters and hot, humid summers in Ishikawa lend themselves particularly well to fermentation. Not only does this have an unfortunate effect on the clothes in my closet, but it also means that, other than kaga yasai and wagashi, most of the foods that Ishikawa is known for are fermented parts of … Continue reading

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