Tag - pork



Even if you’re unfamiliar with 'kōji' by name, chances are you’ve been consuming it for a while.
LIFE / Food & Drink / The Recipe Box
Feb 18, 2024
Recipe: Dry rub to jump down the ‘kōji’ rabbit hole
On the eve of a major gathering of Aspergillus oryzae aficionados, here’s a ‘kōji’ recipe to get you started on your own adventure with the magical mold.
The recipe combines daikon with pork belly for a traditional style simmered dish with a twist.
Jan 21, 2024
Recipe: Simmered radish with pork
More than 100 varieties of daikon were once grown around Japan, but now only 10 dominate the market.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Feb 6, 2022
Recipe: Pulled-pork vindaloo
The real cultural melting pot will be in your kitchen if you opt to make this vindaloo with pulled pork and Japanese touches.
Japan Times
Jun 19, 2021
Simmered pork and cucumber salad with ume dressing
This simmered pork is very versatile and can be used as you'd use chu0101shu016b pork — as a topping for ramen or chopped up and put into fried rice, salads, sandwiches and more.
Japan Times
Mar 17, 2021
Why the Chinese love big food even more than big tech
Every time there's a price spike in pork or vegetables or fruit or Moutai somewhere in the country, China's investors rush to buy their Big Food stocks.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Feb 21, 2020
Lab-grown meat? Dutch start-up keeps pork on your plate without wrecking the planet
A Dutch start-up may have found a workaround for eco-conscious consumers struggling to give up meat: pork grown in a laboratory that doesn't harm animals or damage the planet.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Feb 8, 2020
What's Japan's next food trend? It might finally be pulled pork
Barbecue pulled pork might not have taken off in Japan just yet, but thanks to restaurants like Fatz's The San Franciscan, which aserve up the real slow-smoked deal, that might be about to change.
Japan Times
Jan 24, 2020
Tainted pork in pig feed may have caused swine fever in Okinawa, panel says
Pigs in Okinawa Prefecture may have been infected with classical swine fever through food, an expert panel commissioned by the agricultural ministry said Thursday.
Japan Times
Dec 23, 2019
China to cut tariffs on imports including pork, consumer and tech items from Jan. 1
China on Monday cut import tariffs on a wide range of goods including food, consumer items and parts for manufacturing smartphones, continuing Beijing's drive to lower trade barriers and spur domestic demand.
Japan Times
Nov 13, 2019
U.S. pork prices rising as fatal pig disease cuts global meat supply, says Tyson CEO
U.S. pork prices rose in recent weeks at a time when they would normally be falling, as a fatal pig disease in China is tightening global meat supplies, the chief executive of Tyson Foods Inc. said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
Nov 6, 2019
China to resume imports of Canadian beef and pork, says Trudeau
China will resume imports of Canadian beef and pork, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, some four months after Beijing blocked shipments amid an escalating diplomatic feud between the two countries.
Japan Times
Sep 30, 2019
Frozen pork threatens to put the chill on China National Day festivities
China's supermarkets are topping up their meat counters with frozen pork from state reserves, after prices of the nation's favorite protein source surged to budget-busting levels, threatening to mar this week's National Day festivities.
Japan Times
Aug 17, 2019
Food to combat summer fatigue: Ginger pork with veggie pickles
Natsubate, the fatigue and lethargy you feel during the summer months, can seriously affect your energy levels. But eating the right food, such as this easy-to-make ginger pork, can help keep you feeling energized.
Jun 26, 2019
African swine flu poses a new challenge in Asia
Tokyo must also work with Asian governments to fight outbreaks of African swine flu throughout the region.
Japan Times
Mar 29, 2019
Japan's pork, wine and cheese imports from Europe surging under free trade agreement
Japan's imports of pork, wine and cheese from the European Union all marked double-digit growth in February from a year ago following the entry into force of a free trade deal, according to government data.
Japan Times
Dec 28, 2018
White House mum as trade war slaughters hog industry worldwide
Ken Maschhoff, chairman of the largest U.S. family-owned pork producer, has watched profits fall as trade tensions rise between the United States and China.
Japan Times
Dec 18, 2018
Study finds antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Brazil pork, suggesting overuse of medicine on livestock
Pork products sold at retailers in Brazil contain antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a study funded by animal rights group World Animal Protection (WAP), providing potential evidence of overuse of the medicines in food livestock.
Japan Times
Nov 23, 2018
Pig out? Asia gets a taste of climate-friendly vegan 'pork'
It's Friday afternoon at the Venetian Macao hotel's Portofino restaurant, and on the terrace a handful of chefs in white uniforms are preparing the casino hub's famous pork chop bun for waiting guests.
Japan Times
Jul 16, 2018
Japan to extend best-before dates for pork to help exports
The government is discussing plans to extend best-before dates for pork products to boost their export numbers, according to sources.
Japan Times
Jun 16, 2018
A recipe for the rainy season: Umeboshi-simmered pork
Beat the plum rains with ume nibuta, a versatile pork dish that will see you through June.


Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
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