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Silence of the Deer

Posted on 06.29.15 under aya fujimoto, Isaac Wong, miyuki odani, umami, uzuraya

Aya (OuiOui), Miyuki Odani, Isaac and I popped our heads into a shop on rue de Rochechouart and was rewarded with a thin sliver of deer ham.

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She asked us if we were from Japan and said there’s a word to describe the taste, “umami.” It was a delicate smoked ham flavor with the hint of a hard cheese in the aftertaste.