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Poison Bakery, Busan, South Korea

During my last visit to Japan, I had poisonous fish…that was the title of an earlier blog post.  Somehow, today’s entry harks back to that, in spite of this one taking place in the country on the other side of … Continue reading

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What’s Your Background? Part-Rye, Part-Focaccia. All Organic.

I love bread.  Sure, there are a couple of notable exceptions- you are nasty, and most of you shouldn’t exist– but as long as there’s a liter or six of extra virgin olive oil around, or even an oven, I … Continue reading

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Ya, we’ve got egg tarts too

Although the usual pastry of choice in Hong Kong (or Macao?  No, was it Portugal?  Heck, I’ll even add the Boston suburbs to the mix…) is the egg tart (蛋挞 dan4ta4), numerous bakeries around the city actually offer decent alternatives.  … Continue reading

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