||Healthy vegan snack, vegan peach cobbler, stray
cats, and so on.
||Vegan pizza and brownie as well as experiences
at several vegan restaurants.
||New soymilk product and vegan ramen noodle, and
||Stories about the meeting with Japan Vegetarian
Society chairpersons, vegan wedding meal, and experiences in
Kyoto and Vietnam.
||Attended Japan Vegetarian Society's meeting,
delicious vegetarian food in YOKOHAMA China town, wasting time
and money on staling foods, and trip to Penang.
||Experimenting some vegan breakfast recipes, receiving
an e-mal from the reader, pondering bug's life, and so on
|| Tried a macrobiotic restaurant in Tokyo, and
the trip to Laos.
||Struggling to get a vegan flihgt meals at Malaysian
|| Having vegan wedding plates again, business
trip to Cambodia and Vietnam, and busy days.
|| Nayonnaise discovery and some food disasters.
||Life is going on.
|| Attended a meeting on refugee issues in Japan
held by Amnesty International Japan
||Fresh soy milk and fasionable fake leather sneakers,
||A conversation with my husband over a TV show
and "Meatarians vs. vegetarians."
||A trip to the U.S. for research. Had an opportunity
to attend a fantastic vegan wedding of my friend's.
||A thought on eating whale meat and an article
in TIME magazine.
| July 12, 2002
This week's TIME magazine featured the vegetarian trend in
the U.S. (http://www.time.com/time/covers/1101020715/story.html)
I wonder why they didn't interview any reliable vegetarian/vegan
researchers regarding nutrition issues. Anyway, I felt that
TIME was ridiculing vegans as if they are just fanatics. (Still
a long way to go!) Anyone who want to write a letter to defense
| July 1, 2002
On 6/28-30's the Asian Wall Street Journal, I found the article
on a whale meat eating experience by an American reporter.
("Sentiment in a Stew.") First he had misgivings
about eating whale meat but couldn't stop being amazed at
the gorgeous course of sashimi, whale bacon, tongue soup,
and whale stew dish. It makes sense he cited whale meat lovers
such as the proprietress of a whale meat restaurant and her
customers with his own sympathies.
Eating whale meat is a sensitive, as well as now very complicated,
issue and I guess the conservationists can't conceive those
who claim their rights of "traditional" way of doing.
Even if the news of highly-contaminated whale meat, KUJIRA
lovers would never change their mind.
Still, to the comment like "The whale meat is our real
beef," only vegetarians/vegans could insist, "But
we don't eat beef." You are vegetarian/vegan although
you know how delicious meat is since you believe it is right
to stop eating animals. Otherwise, the voice of "Don't
Hunt Whales" won't have the power against the words,
"That's just a cultural difference and it's rude to tell
us what we can eat." In this sense, I totally agree with
PETA's current campaign of "Eat The Whales." (http://eatthewhales.com/)