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Japanese Cheesecake

Japanese Cheesecake

Uncle Tetsu has been all the rage in Toronto ever since it opened up on Bay and Dundas. Line-ups would start before the store was open. Some people could be waiting up to 3 hours just to try a piece of Uncle Tetsu’s cheesecake! What was so special about this Japanese cheesecake? Isn’t it the same as the ones in the Asian bakery stores?

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Ireland

Ireland

Ireland, a land full of culture and history, was a wonderful travel destination. It was refreshing to visit a country that valued and promoted the use of local produce and livestock. I admired the respect and appreciation the Irish have  for what mother Ireland provides them. Here, cows were fed grass, not corn; chickens were free-ranged and not pumped full of antibiotics; and sustainable farming practices were a commonplace rather than a luxury.

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