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Toraya Café – An Azuki Red Bean Dedicated Café Found At Shinjuku, Tokyo

I share a similar liking with Doraemon, that we both enjoy Dorayaki – the small pancake made from castella, wrapped around fillings of sweet azuki red bean paste. Yes, it is actually all about red bean paste, also known as “anko” in Japanese. Imagine my delight when I found a red-bean paste dedicated café in the heart of Shinjuku, located on the 2nd floor of NeWOMAN complex. Toraya Cafe An Stand is operated by Toraya, best known for its “wagashi” (Japanese confectionary) with history dating back to the late sixteenth century in the Muromachi Period. The business first......

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Sarang Oci – Manadonese Cuisine Specialty Restaurant In Jakarta, Known For Daring Amount Of Spices

Sarang Oci – Manadonese Cuisine Specialty Restaurant In Jakarta, Known For Daring Amount Of Spices

While many of us familiar with the term “Padang Cuisine” and “Sundanese Cuisine”, the same cannot be said for “Manadonese Cuisine”. Manadonese cuisines (sometimes known as “Manado cuisine” or “Minahasan cuisine” is known for its daring uses of spices and lots of chilis, giving it the reputation of...

March 19, 2019
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