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  1. Brother in explosive tribute to loving sister

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Katakai. The northern Japanese town is home to one of the world's biggest annual fireworks displays. Returning home after six months of treatment, she finds that her older brother, Taro (Kora), is a changed person. In her absence, he has become a social recluse who avoids people. Taro refuses even to leave his room, so Hana tries to force him to 'open up' by joining ...

  2. Fireworks from the Heart

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanimura) and her reclusive elder brother Taro (Kengo Kara). After Hana returns home after six of months treatment in hospital she attends the Katakai Fireworks Festival, an annual event in which residents in Niigata prefecture celebrate the arrival of autumn (and the backdrop to the film's tear-jerking finale, which involves Taro more than Hana). Admittedly, the sequences smack ...

  3. Hakka Ye Ye

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... but the shredded turnip and corn flour mixture had the texture of plasticine with none of the sweetness native to the vegetable. Duck with taro (HK$98 for a half order) was a flattened, deep-fried 'cake' of duck and mashed taro, which was too stale and dry to be enjoyable. Recommended dishes: Hakka fried milk balls (HK$78) were enjoyable, with a slightly spicy dipping sauce, though maybe ...

  4. Cooking up a storm

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... time. Pigeons with green peas, morels and butter-roasted Japanese sweet potatoes, baby taro and garlic (pictured) 2 fresh pigeons, about 450 grams each 3-4 small Japanese sweet potatoes 4 baby taro 45 grams unsalted butter 20 grams dried morels 100 grams diced pancetta 300 grams frozen peas, preferably petits pois 80ml cream About 20ml cooking oil Fine sea salt and freshly ground ...

  5. Skip Beat (TV series and DVD)

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. This cautionary anime tale warns all Otakus that the scariest thing in the world is not zombies or Mechs, but a girl bent on revenge. The newest anime on Japan's Tokyo TV is Skip Beat, a romantic ...

  6. Grandma Grandpa Cook

    Posted Jun 13th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... dishes. Many of the recipes will be familiar to people of Chinese descent no matter where they were raised: pork belly with taro, carrot and green turnip soup; steamed fish with spring onion and ginger; steamed chicken with dried lily flowers and black fungus; and silken bean curd dessert. Other dishes, such as chilli crab and mo mo cha cha (a Malaysian dessert of taro, sago and beans ...



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