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Food Fight! Japanese Cheesecake [日本のチーズケーキ]

Uncle Tetsu VS Yoko Cheesecake

Food Fight! posts will be totally biased where I compare the same or very similar foods and declare a winner (or not). For this inaugural edition of I have sacrificed my health and waistline to compare two Japanese cheesecakes that are currently available in Montreal.

Before we go on, it’s important to note that Japanese cheesecake is significantly different from traditional or Western cheesecake. Japanese cheesecake is perhaps more similar to a sponge cake than a traditional cheesecake. The Japanese version is also known to be very jiggly and fluffy. I’ve seen the terms “cotton cheesecake” or “soufflé cheesecake” to refer to the Japanese cheesecake as a way of differentiating it from its Western counterpart.

TetsuVsYoko

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Mukbang videos – Keemi & Dongdigity

I used to think the idea of Mukbang (essentially videos of people eating) to be dumb and pointless until I watched Keemi & Dongdigity. For some reason, I enjoyed watching videos from both of them and these are videos that are often over 30 mins long. I think it’s more their personalities and what they talk about than what they are eating. Here are a couple of videos I watched.

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Chocolate Xiao Long Bao? – Strictly Dumpling

This is from over a year ago but I just recently found out about this channel. In this video, Mike tries out some great soup dumplings in Flushing and apparently chocolate soup dumplings? Never could I have ever imagined such a food/dessert to exist. Unfortunately, I heard the chocolate is in the form of Nutella, which I don’t like. But that’s just me as I’m sure most think Nutella is great.