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“Less is more” can also be applied to food.  If you go on a diet, you may feel you have to give up “deliciousness” for tasteless, plain food, for the sake of health.  But that’s all wrong. Plain food is not tasteless; it’s your taste buds that are confused and cannot detect deliciousness in it. Use sugar to experiment how your taste buds can be re-adjusted so you can enjoy the true taste of food again.

Chapter 2-5: Is sushi cuisine of subtraction?

Images above: Japanese traditional cuisine by Yukiko Yamamoto via CC BY 2.0 In the previous posts, we have discussed how the subtraction of external stimulus ...
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Chapter 2-6: What is deliciousness by the way?

In the previous post, we reviewed how our definition of “deliciousness,” which is largely determined by our taste system, has changed over time, especially in ...
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Chapter 2-7: Activate your taste buds by subtraction – Plum Organics

In the food industry, there is an emerging trend to apply subtraction directly to our definition of deliciousness. This is a completely new paradigm compared ...
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Recipe for Japanese caramel pudding “purin”: reduce sugar – drastically!

Crème caramel, flan, caramel pudding or crème brûlée. It's a popular dessert made pretty much everywhere in the world, using simple key ingredients of eggs, ...
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Paleo Diet: why does the Stone Age matter?

It’s a bit mesmerizing trying to imagine what our hunter-gatherer ancestors were eating thousands or tens of thousands years ago, and then attempting to try ...
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Japanese soufflé cheesecake recipe – less sugar diet

Ingredients (8" round cake pan: serves 6-8) Cream cheese: 1 pack (8 oz) Eggs: 4 Milk: 100 ml Butter: 60 grams Sugar: 60 grams (if ...
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Japanese cheesecake: wobbliest, lightest and most delicious?

There are two types of cheesecakes that are popular in Japan:  traditional New York style, and "souffle" type cheesecake. Unlike very "cheesy" New York style ...
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Zero sugar: re-adjusting deliciousness to make your diet easier

We love sugar.  The sweetness it brings us is heavenly. But sugar could also be dangerous to our health. We all know that it’s always ...
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How sweet is deliciously sweet? AISSY quantifies sugar in cookies

We talk a lot about the Middle Ages in this project, so let’s take the Middle Ages as a baseline.  What was the life expectancy ...
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Train baby’s taste buds to define deliciousness properly: Plum Organics

When we apply the concept of “more, the better” in food, it’s usually more in quantity and stronger in flavor.  Stronger flavors are delicious, and ...
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