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i ate tiong bahru/Gallicier/gula malaka/tenten

Hi. Check the links and videos below if you want to know more about palm sugar, a fantastic natural sugar loaded with vitamins and nutrients. This video is so so. That is me, reading from my book called ‘i ate tiong bahru’. The audio book, voiced by Mirai Booth-Ong is brilliant! Mirai is a Los-Angeles-based …

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composition with mango sticky rice

ARphabet Tour: the mango sticky rice experience!

All of the sections of the ARphabet Tour are explained here. Latest news! Kabaq, the leaders in AR food creation will be supplying us with an AR serving of mango sticky rice! Mango Sticky Rice is a part of the ARphabet Tour because it is Bubiko Foodtour’s favorite food. Bubiko is an AR character, a …

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August 4, 2018 Hong Kong: From Blockchain to Noodles with Gluten and Black Fungus

Notes on today for Alphabet Spikes, my book-in-progress-as-experiment-on Amazon. These images are from Dustin Stupp’s quietly stimulating On Brink artwork, now on display at the Innovation Tower at HK PolyU. Very thought-provoking, Dustin’s piece is a trustworthy way to begin an understanding of Blockchain. First at lunch, and then at the artwork itself, we discussed …

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AR HKPOLYU Followup 3 (Food and AR)

MUCH MORE INFO ABOUT THE MATERIALS PRESENTED IS HERE. The first in this series is here. Food-related projects and resources: Chowhound: Will Virtual and Augmented Reality Change the Food Industry? Сartoon Cook by TimNik on Sketchfab The chef above and the banoffee pastry below exemplify the possibilities of 3D models now available. Like VR, AR …

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FOODHACK! HK Poly June 15-17

EELCOIN! (The foodhack was a weekend full of hard work and hope. I was on a team with Beeno, Ann, Sayuri and Kerong. We worked and ate amongst talented people who shared ideas and experiences related to fixing global food challenges.) Welcome HK Foodhackers! My name is Stephen Black and I have worked with food …

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fun with coffee

Cupping Steve’s Wild Coffee (part 2)

part 1 is here.. Boss: “Fruit. Westerners eat different fruit than Thai people. So when a coffee description in English mentions the name of a fruit, it doesn’t always immediately register.” This is the second statement Boss said after he took his first sip of medium roasted SWC. “Apricot” was the first. Then, with Neung, …

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Bubiko Foodtour and friends

Cupping Steve’s Wild Coffee (part 1)

Later, I will talk about my experiences using coffee in my visual art projects and writing. For example, one of my books contains a chapter about coffee. For now, I will simply say that creating my own brand of coffee would combine several longtime interests, including, ultimately, AR. (Presentations about AR at HK Poly. A …

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Johor Bahru Chingay

Two emails about Chiang Mai food from Any Way in a Way

The following emails are reprinted with permission. They contain information helpful to those visiting Chiang Mai. More than this, the professionalism and obvious joie de vivre of Olga’s emails make them casual,little masterpieces of written communication. Olga’s stunning photographs of vanishing cultures can be seen at Any Way in a Way. ……………… Hi, Enjoy Chiang …

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Bubiko Learns about Pasta at La Rivetta Bangkok

Three extremely simple foods that are difficult to prepare: mango sticky rice, sushi and pasta. Bubiko was very fortunate to spend time at La Rivetta Bangkok with Carlo Natale, who explained about pasta… and the Venetian Empire, Albrecht Duhrer’s Melancholia and so much more. Now Bubiko is looking for a sushi chef and a mango …

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