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The Difference Between Pickling and Fermenting

The Difference Between Pickling and Fermenting

Pickling and fermenting are some of the oldest known methods to preserve food and yet they are frequently mistaken for one another. The processes do have some overlap even though they are independent of one another. They are also independently awesome.

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The 5 Flavors of China

The Flavors of China

The majority of authentic Chinese food is organized into five separate flavors. These five flavors are a major part of “he” harmony, an idea in Chinese culture that represents things that can be helpful in achieving balance in the body. There is a strong belief that eating a balanced diet with all of these flavors will lead to a long, healthy life. Here we examine the flavors and give some examples of what foods you will find within each flavor group.

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Osushi ga Daisuki Desu- I Love Sushi!

Osushi ga Daisuki Desu- I Love Sushi!

Sushi is integral to the Japanese diet. The delicate, soft, aerated rice is topped with a thin slice of fresh fish right in front of your eyes, deposited on the plate, and left there for you to enjoy within seconds. Do not be fooled into thinking this is an easy process, however. Sushi making is an art practiced for decades before it can be mastered. Some people never fully master this great skill, meaning their dreams of becoming sushi chefs are flushed down the drain, no goldfish puns intended.

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