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Chopstick Manner: Why Some People Always have The Best Chopstick Manners

Want to have good chopstick manners?  It is something like Jedi training.  Having the right chopsticks manners takes practice and patience.  It takes a long time to acquire these skills. 1. When I was a kid, I couldn't hold chopsticks properly My mom taught me patiently, but I was using my chopsticks in my own way for a long time.  I think I wasn't good at listening to people as a kid.  Another example was how I wore shoes. I used to wear my shoes left and right reversed,  And I thought it made perfect sense because the shoe shape looked like that for me.  Were you the kid like me or you could do things correctly from the beginning? 2. When...

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Shio Tare: 3 Essential Components in Soup You've Probably Never Heard of

Shio tare is a kind of sauce for making shio ramen. Shio means salt and tare means sauce in Japanese. It is made of salt, sake, bonito, and soy sauce. 1 But wait, there is another shio tare… This one is a condiment for fried vegetables. If you pan fry meat, veggies, and shio tare together, you can upgrade your dish to restaurant quality. You can also use it for BBQ. Or as a steak sauce. Here is how to make it… You will need these ingredients below. Green onion              1 Sake                        2 tablespoons Sesame oil              ...

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Udon: 5+ Secret Facts and Recipes for Even Better Tasting Udon

Udon noodles are springy and bouncy. Udon soup has a delicate flavor. It is light and mild but still very savory. The characteristic of seafood broth goes really well with udon noodles, green onions, and kamaboko fish cake. Because it is simple, you will not be able to stop at just one bowl. Want to know more about udon?  I will be your guide for udon because…  1. I am Hagrid from udon academy In the summer of 2019, my wife and I took a ferry to Shikoku Island.  We had a road trip there. It was really hot there,  And the AC in our small pink car was working so hard.  And I had the best udon ever in...

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