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National Tempura Day

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National Tempura Day Quote of the Day: You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food. Paul Prudhomme National Tempura Day 2018 Today is National Tempura Day. Tempura was made popular by the Japanese who took seafood or vegetables battered and deep fried them. Origin The cooking technique using flour and eggs as a batter was acquired (16th century) from Portuguese missionaries and merchants from the region of Alentejo, who resided in Nagasaki. It came about as a way to fulfill abstinence and fasting requirements for Catholics surrounding the Ember Days thus creating the etymology of the word, tempura, meaning “times”, “time period”.   Food Cart Culture Today in Japan the tempura recipes basically originated from “Tokyo style (Edo style)” tempura, which was invented at the food stalls along the riverside fish market from an abundance of seafood...

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Spring Break Reflections – Island of Palm Beach

Posted by on Mar 30, 2013 in Florida Beaches, Island of Palm Beach, Palm Beach history, Roadtrips R Us, Travel & Food Blog, Travel & Food Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Spring Break Reflections – Island of Palm Beach

Quote for Today: “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day!  Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! We spent our Spring break in Palm Beach that is sometimes called Island of Palm Beach or Palm Beach Island. This sixteen mile barrier island is located sixty-five miles North of Miami. To the east is the Atlantic Ocean and to the west is the Intracoastal Waterway, which separates Palm Beach from the cities of West Palm Beach and Lake Worth. One of the first things that hits you when you arrive is the nostalgia associated with this community. It is quite easy to sense that the old guard has placed their stamp on Palm Beach. For us, we were taken in by the gorgeous turquoise green water, white sandy...

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