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Authentic Hokkaido Ramen – Baikohken!

Published May 13, 2012 by kawaiiyasuko

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Baikohken (梅光軒) was a name I have never heard of until a Japanese associate introduced it to me. At this moment, I only know of two outlets in Singapore, in Boat Quay and Takashimaya respectively. And since then, I had been to Baikohken 3 times, all at Takashimaya food court.

So, what makes it stand out from the likes of Santouka, Ippudo, and Aoba? I tried to ask my Japanese associate, but he didn’t elaborate in detail, merely strongly recommended Baikohken. To be honest, I have not tried Santouka, and only tried Ippudo & Aoba once. Ippudo has thick tonkotsu broth, typical Kyushu (Hakata, to be exact) styled Ramen with lots of innovations! I can’t comment on Santouka since I have not tried it. But Aoba? Quite simply, forget it. It’s pricey and the quality is over rated. To this, even my Japanese associate explained, their quality is mediocre from…

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Bye Horus

Published May 10, 2012 by kawaiiyasuko

Bye Horus

“All right. Bye Horus falls under the label of Post-Rock.  The genre is characterized by its lyric-less, melodic and longer than average songs that generally start quietly and gradually build in intensity to climax in an instrumentation thunderstorm.” I love this band that started in the French Northern Alps 🙂

What is your relationship with food?

Published May 10, 2012 by kawaiiyasuko

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Thats a picture of me in 2001 , I was in Bali, Indonesia

As you can see from the picture I truly enjoyed eating. That is the first thing i took control of when i decided to change my lifestyle. Like many of us food is our comfort zone. We enjoy eating it and we celebrate it.

Let me start by saying I am Filipino. Our food as a culture is truly bad for you. We use heavy sauces ,lots of salt and fatty meats. However, every nationality has the same qualities in their food. Even though its bad for you we enjoy this food because it gives us pleasure.I decided that as a treat I would eat filipino  food twice a month. This would be my gift for my hard work. This is comfort food and when i am comfortable with my body I enjoy it even more.

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