Category Archives: Food

World Cup Snacks

Back in 2010 when I was in Japan, I had a presentation in a class about Japanese snacks. At that time the World Cup 2010 in South Africa was being held. So I took that opportunity to also include the … Continue reading

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Japanese Pringles and Haagen-Dazs

Continuing my previous post about unique flavors from Japanese snacks, besides KitKat there were also unique flavors of snacks which actually did not originate from Japan. They were Pringles potato chips and Haagen-Dazs ice cream. Maybe Japanese people like limited … Continue reading

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Japanese KitKat

When someone asked me what kind of souvenir I would recommend from Japan, the first thing that came into my mind would be Japanese KitKat. KitKat is a product from Nestle, which is not a Japanese company, and yet the … Continue reading

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Jakarta Culinary Passport – Grand Indonesia

On June 5th until 8th 2014 there was a culinary event at Grand Indonesia called Jakarta Culinary Passport. This culinary event had a concept of time traveling; visitors could travel from one time to another by visiting different eras of food … Continue reading

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Kampoeng Tempo Doeloe 2013

Every year in Jakarta there is Jakarta Food and Fashion Festival. This is a part of the program Enjoy Jakarta which promotes Jakarta as a tourist attraction. The Jakarta Food and Fashion Festival is usually held at Mall Kelapa Gading … Continue reading

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Fake Food Display in Japan

One of some interesting new things I found when I stayed in Japan was the fake food display used by many restaurants to displays their menus. It was something new and quite fascinating for me, since I haven’t seen any … Continue reading

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Chopped Avocado With Milk Chocolate Powder

Several weeks ago when I went to buy groceries, I saw avocados and felt that I wanted to buy them. I had not eaten any avocados after arriving at Japan. I really liked and used to eat a lot of … Continue reading

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