Daily Archives: May 16, 2008


I enjoy Saké with my sashimi. But don’t really know about it, other than it’s a rice wine, fermented. The ingredients are few to make Saké, rice, water, yeast. The degree of polished rice (milled) determines the grade: Junmai, pure … Continue reading

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It’s hard to say no

Needing a taxi?  Call me, I’m the friendly community cab driver … Ok, the same story (no one ever thanked me) played out again: the neighbor’s mother-in-law was at my door asking (without asking if I was in the middle of something) if … Continue reading

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China is focused on saving as many lives as possible

Published: May 16 2008 03:00 | Last updated: May 16 2008 03:00 From Dr Hai Xin. Sir, I take issue with the tone and choice of topics in your coverage of the earthquake in Sichuan province, which has caused more … Continue reading

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Nova is short for Nova Scotia salmon that my kids love. The lox (salmon fillet cured in salt) is thinly sliced, served on bagels with cream cheese (they don’t like capers).  Mine like to have it for breakfast. Few years ago, it’s only $28 per … Continue reading

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