Taste Umami

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Monthly Archives / March 2014

Me so happy with Miso!

Miso, a very popular Japanese food item that can be “one” of Japan’s many food staples. But do you really know what miso is? How is miso made? Is miso only used in Miso soup? Does miso only exist in Japan? I don’t plan on answering all the questions there is to miso, but I […]


Chewy Escargot Appetizer on the Carnival Cruise from NYC

The escargot appetizer dish from the Carnival Cruise lines appears simple from my dinner meal. It has a good, strong flavor of olive oil, garlic, salt, and butter. The snails themselves have a chewy texture to them like mussels. The plate itself is pretty as it has four wedges for each of the snails to […]