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Miki Making – Masayo Tamachi

January 29, 2017

Masayo Tamachi, a unique vital food chef and spiritual guide, is coming to Digby this spring for about 3 weeks.   She has been actively involved in many inspiring events all over Japan. Last year, beyond the sea, she went to Italy to participated the 11th edition of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, the established…Read more >

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Japanese Old and New Wisdom Comes to Digby

January 28, 2017

Masayo Tamachi, a unique vital food chef and spiritual guide, is coming to Digby this spring.   Masayo Tamachi Specialized chef with vital foods Nature essence maker Spokesman for the nature and plants Event organizer and facilitator < Message from Masayo >   My mission is to recover the connection between the nature and human….Read more >

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Miso – Should I Not Cook?

December 12, 2016

I got a really good question from a person. I thought it’s great information to share with you. Hope you enjoy it.   ===================================================== Question: Hello Yuki I eat a lot of Miso and am wondering about the best way to prepare it to avoid destroying the helpful bacteria. I usually add it to soups…Read more >

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Healthy Stocking Stuffers

November 23, 2016

This year I came up with these fancy gift ideas.   These are inspired with Japanese traditional doodling. Combining the letters, you can make a funny ‘face’. This ‘ へのへのもへじ(he-no-he-no-mo-he-ji)’ is the very common one. I used this to teach Japanese letters to my children and they loved to do it!   I always enjoy writing Japanese…Read more >

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Bring Okinawan Wisdom to Digby!

October 3, 2016

Masayo Tamachi is a truly spiritual person. She is inspiring, creative, passionate and loving. She never gives up to believe we can change the world. Yes, a dreamer, the one who dreams so hard that makes it really happen!   She has been coming out of the tiny eastern islands Japan and now heading to…Read more >

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Oriental Noodles

September 26, 2016

We had Oriental Noodle workshop last Saturday. The 3 noodles we used are rice vermicelli, Soba noodle and Shirataki noodle. With them we made: Rice vermicelli salad spring rolls Soba noodle Ying-Yang soup Shirataki Stir Fry Usually I use cilantro for spring roll, but this time we tried Shiso and basil from our local organic farm Wild…Read more >

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Kimuchi Making Workshop and A Talk about Healthy Tummy

June 1, 2016

With Judy, a wonderful friend and very knowledgeable certified nutrition coach, I am going to host a Kimuchi Making workshop. You can learn how to make Kimuchi in the morning and listen to Judy’s educational talk in the afternoon. Come join this fun event in June 19th, 2016 (Sun) in Digby, NS.   You can take a quick glance…Read more >

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Miso Workshop in Spring 2016

April 28, 2016

Our annual event Miso Making workshop in spring finished last Saturday. Thank you for the participants!   Taste several different type of Miso. The ingredients, the ratio of ingredients, the salt content, the length of maturity, etc affect on the taste of Miso. Just like wine or any other foods, you taste and find your…Read more >

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Miso Making – Fermentation is Going On!

January 12, 2016

  Today I took a video of my things growing in the kitchen…         Miso making is time consuming but enjoyable activity. And exciting! It is common to see some moldy substance growing during food fermentation process. Miso and soy sauce is generally very high in salt so that unlikely it gets…Read more >

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Sushi Making Workshop 2015

October 8, 2015

  A girl with the passion for Japanese food made this Sushi workshop. As I mentioned in my former blog, I believe in the chance to meet the right one in the right timing. She was the one who made the commitment for this workshop first. And she was the one who gave me the great inspiration.  …Read more >

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Paradox of Motivation Improvement # 1

September 22, 2015

  Our health issue naturally makes us think of changing the lifestyle.   Today it is super easy to get the information about health tips – diet, exercise, meditation and more. Quickly you can find ‘7 Foods You Should Eat’, ’10 Healthiest Foods’ and ’20 Superfoods’ by googling it. There are TV shows and magazine articles…Read more >

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How Much Vegetables to Eat?

July 31, 2015

  Healthy eating? Lots of vegetables, of course! But how much is enough? Let’s start from the golden standard Canada’s Food Guide. For an adult female (age 19~50), 7 to 8 servings. For an adult male, 8 to 10. 1 serving is a half cup of broccoli, carrots, zucchini, squash, cucumber, etc or a cup…Read more >

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