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Years ago (I can't remember the forum and username), somebody talked about "the moral superiority" of cleavers. It's a funny saying but there's a hint of truth in it. I own three Chinese cleavers which I abuse as no one here could even imagine. I mean, I cut branches, small trees and all kind of woods for barbecues, with almost no harm to the edges. Geometry is a no brainer, just a piece of almost rectangular steel that duplicates as a scraper. They are cheap, strong and...
One word Chris: thanks.
έκτακτη Thanks!
 Toasted rice is also used in a classic Chinese dish: Fen Zheng Ruo 
Prep i don't mind. I enjoy it a lot (home cook here, of course, for a pro is another matter). But i hate cleaning fatty roasting pans.
Avocado is pretty good also with salsa golf, which is just a mix of mayonaisse and ketchup (sometimes tomato extract) to which you can add lemon juice, herbs, etc.   Google pick
 A Chinese cleaver.
 You may consider a yo-deba, which is not a deba at all, but rather a pretty hefty gyuto.
Meet my brother-dog Cacho. He passed away years ago and was the most affective dog I've ever met. We enjoyed a long and loving brotherhood. He was not my dog, tho. My spiritual mentor, Mario, whose legs we see in the picture owned him.     BTW: I've been away from the forum due to some reasons. My mother passed on last December and I suffered a retroactive emotional reaction.  Death is, in fact, something real and at the same time unconceivable. Then I had to move to...
At dawn the telephone rings,   "Hello, Senor Roy? This is Ernesto, the caretaker at your country house."  "Ah yes, Ernesto. What can I do for you? Is there a problem?"  "Um, I am just calling to advise you, Senor Roy, that your parrot, he is dead".  "My parrot? Dead? The one that won the International competition?"  "Si, Senor, that's the one."  "Dang! That's a pity! I spent a small fortune on that bird. What did he die from?"  "From eating the rotten meat, Senor...
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