Join Noriko and Rachael, two friends separated by the Pacific Ocean, as they talk food, cooking, and motherhood.
In episode 6 Rachael and Noriko delve into all things Japanese curry:
-How did curry end up in Japan?
-The evolution of curry in Japan.
-The different forms that curry comes in: blocks of roux, powdered roux, and microwaveable pouches.
-Curry usually comes in 3 different types: amakuji (sweet),...
-Favorite childhood sandwiches.
-The lunchbox moment that caused Noriko to start bringing sandwiches to school, instead of things like onigiri.
-Favorite sandwich memories.
-Current favorite sandwiches.
-The difference between Japanese egg salad sandwiches and American egg salad...
This week on The Onigiri Chronicles, Noriko and Rachael discuss:
-What ume are and what they are used in.
-Noriko makes a childhood confession (one of Rachael’s favorite stories yet)—“the umeboshi incident.”
-How umeboshi are made.
-How ume syrup is made and what to use it for.
-Ume cha (ume tea)...