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Tuesday, March 01, 2005


These are some of the ponkan you can get in Japan. I believe this bag was 298yen and they were great quality back in January but the last couple bags I bought have been very dry.

I see dekopon at the market too, which are large softball-sized ones with wrinkly navels jutting out.

Without knowing what ponkan were, at first I was surprised at how much they were like small oranges. The skin and taste and pulpiness were just like oranges! Of course, pretty much anything orange that wasn't a mikan might've struck me that way; that's what happens when you live in Japan!

Here's Renee's info on ponkan, which upon seeing inspired me to mention my ponkan.
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Life is short so I eat fast, lest it get cold or disappear. I'm currently teaching English in Japan for two years. I was born and raised in California, and will be returning there in Summer 2005. I was ovo-lacto-vegetarian for about seven years but decided to let it go during second year in Japan!

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