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Nikkei: Japanese Food the South American Way, by Luiz Hara

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There’s a paragraph in the introduction to Nikkei Cuisine: Japanese Food the South American Way in which Luiz Hara discusses The ‘F’ Word … fusion. Fusion food often gets a bad press, the result of too many car-crash combinations of flavours. If it can be done, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it should be done, but [...]

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Chicken & Other Birds, by Paul Gayler

Chicken & Other Birds, by Paul Gayler

A chicken. In our house, most usually found chucked into a roasting tin with a quick baptism of olive oil, salt and pepper, then unceremoniously slammed into a hot oven for an hour and a half. There’s nothing wrong with that, and as a zero effort default dinner, there’s little to compare to a well-roasted [...]

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