Basque Country Chili Pepper And Salt Seasoning For Any Dish

Basque Country chili pepper and salt seasoning for any dish

All kinds of seasonings are a passion of Yoshiaki Takei, editor of the website "Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun," who enjoys overseas travels that allow him to experience local life through cooking.

He visits markets and stores; chats with the proprietors; learns where and how ingredients are grown and how they should be cooked.

Sumo Wrestlers Are Seduced By Pork-stuffed Fresh Bell Pepper

Sumo wrestlers are seduced by pork-stuffed fresh bell pepper

The thuds of physical contact and harsh breathing come from the sumo ring. During the morning training held from 7 a.m., the 45-year-old stablemaster Hidegoro Shikimori calls out, "That's good" and "Keep it up."

Nineteen sumo wrestlers who belong to the three lower divisions are training at his Shikihide stable located in Ryugasaki, Ibaraki Prefecture.

Softbank Humanoid Robot Pepper Serves Coffee To Customers' Preference

SoftBank humanoid robot Pepper serves coffee to customers' preference at Ginza - FareastgizmosCoffee lovers can enjoy free coffee served by Softbank's humanoid robot Pepper at three of its stores in Tokyo. The humanoid remembers customers’ faces and their preference of coffee for during their next visits to the stores. SoftBank has begun a trial service that will run through Aug 2 and is considering the full-scale robo café service, aimed at entertaining smartphone buyers while waiting. During a press event held at the SoftBank Ginza store last week, Pepper asked a customer, would you like a cup of coffee while waiting?

The simulated customer selected the amount and thickness of coffee using the touch screen of Pepper. While the coffee is brewed, the customers can also register him as friends with the humanoid. The robot can recognize different human faces with a system developed by Microsoft. The system is capable of detecting 27 spots on a human face.


Humanoid Robot Pepper Gets Dressed Up To Do Any Business

Humanoid robot Pepper gets dressed up to do any businessThe humanoid robot Pepper can be dressed up any way you want. It just depends on your request.
It's a rental service for corporate customers launched by Softbank Group Corp. this month.
Softbank devised ways to prevent Pepper from being overcome by heat--even when he puts on costumes--or his costumes from getting tangled in his joints.

Drunken Man Kicks A Pepper Robot And Gets Arrested In Japan

Drunken man kicks a Pepper robot and gets arrested in JapanA drunken 60-year-old man was arrested for allegedly kicking a Pepper robot in a fit of rage at a SoftBank store, police said. According to the Kanagawa Prefectural Police, Kiichi Ishikawa from Yokosuka entered the local SoftBank branch Sunday morning and kicked a Pepper there. Security footage shows the drunken Ishikawa kicking the robot. The damaged Pepper now moves slower and that its internal computer system may have been broken.

Softbank's Human Emotion Reading Robot, Pepper, To Go On Sale From June 20

Softbank's human emotion reading robot, Pepper, to go on sale from June 20Softbank Corp. put what it is touting as the world's first robot with the ability to offer love on display June 18 in preparation for its pending sales launch.
Scheduled to go on sale from June 20, the 121-centimeter tall, 29-kilogram robot, called Pepper, can recognize human emotions and respond accordingly. It does so by using sensors and a microphone to recognize facial expressions and voices.

The humanoid robot also expresses happiness and sadness by changing the tone of its voice or sighing.

Bite-sized Pepper Steaks

Bite-sized Pepper SteaksIngredients:
2 tablespoons coarse-ground black pepper
2 beef steaks (rib roast or rib eye roast), about 1 pound (450g)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
4 tablespoons (60 cc) mirin
2 2/3 tablespoons (40cc) soy sauce
3 buckwheat leaves (or cress leaves) for garnish
Serves 6

Black Pepper Beef 2014

Black Pepper Beef 2014Ingredients
2 teaspoons whole black peppercorns
500 g (18 ounces) beef filet or other tender cut, cut into 1/2" cubes
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoon Shaoxing wine (or dry sherry)
2 teaspoons potato starch
2 teaspoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
1 small green bell pepper, cut into 1/2" squares
1 onion, cut into 1/2" squares

Stir-fried Green Bell Pepper And Pork

Stir-fried green bell pepper and porkA stir-fry of colorful fresh vegetables and pork is just the trick to rid yourself of fatigue caused by the lingering summer heat.

The dish will come out nicely even if you don't have a wok. "The dish will not become sloppy even if you use a non-stick frying pan," says Yoko Munakata of the Better Home Association.