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Ginger Honey Okayu (Japanese Rice Porridge)

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Ginger honey okayu (okay = Japanese rice porridge) is another one of my favorite home remedies when I’m feeling under the weather, in addition to another one of my favorite ways to pair up ginger and honey (remember my Honey Ginger Lemon Tea from last week?)!  Okayu (or kayu) is a simple Japanese porridge made […]

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Nanakusa-Gayu (Seven-Herb Rice Soup)

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Nanakusa-Gayu (Seven-Herb Rice Soup) Makes 6 servings 4 cups water 4-inch piece dried kombu (kelp) 1 1/2 cups steamed Japanese rice 1 teaspoon sea salt 6 pieces mochi 3/4 cup boiling water 1/2 cup herbs, rinsed and minced 1. Make the kombu dashi: The best way to make this stock is to soak the kombu […]

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