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Cooking for busy people – Japanese version

If you’ve ever been to Japan you know that finding where to eat here is very, very easy. And the food is pretty good anywhere you go. At least I’m yet to find a place where I would not like the taste of what’s being served. But if you (like me) actually live here, trying …

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Morinaga sweets bag: un…bagging?!

Morinaga, one of the oldest confectionery companies in Japan, showed up yesterday at our company with some big sale giving anyone a chance to buy some sweet (and not only) stuff for a substantially lower price. And even though I’m normally not so into sweets, I couldn’t resist grabbing a bag of goodies from them. …

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YouTube’ing…

So it’s been a little over a month since I started the YouTube stuff. It’s fun, nothing more to add! It keeps me busy all the time. Constantly thinking about new ideas, working on something, editing, writing something, doing some related reading, studying… Yes, it is fun. But it’s also tiring. Been a while since …

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Weekday lunches

So we have this nice little cozy place called Pronto near where I work. It serves various kinds of pastas, salads and tasty coffee for an affordable price. And here’s the weird truth guys… I’ve been eating pretty much the same pasta there almost everyday since god knows when (2013?) and I NEVER GREW TIRED …

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This year’s Fukuboukuro (Lucky Bag)

All the big department stores and outlets in Japan usually have bargain sales in the beginning of a new year, and some brands sell the so called Lucky Bags, which include a set of items that you can’t see until you actually open the bag. The price for the bag is usually less than the worth of …

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