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Folu Akinkuotu, sake kasu cake, and the one email you didn't know you needed

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Folu Akinkuotu, sake kasu cake, and the one email you didn't know you needed

I used to think Google was my gateway to the universe. Then I met Folu Akinkuotu.
Boston-resident and founder of the #humblebragdiet, Folu has taken her enthusiasm for obscure, quirky snacks to a level far beyond what any SEO algorithm could produce. Her knack for discovering and describing snacks around the world is akin to walking down the aisles of a convenience store in an alternate universe, if that convenience store was run by Willy Wonka and that alternate universe allowed intercontinental teleportation any time you got the munchies.

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The Koji Club presents: Candy’s Cukes

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The Koji Club presents: Candy’s Cukes

Steamed rice and pickles are the foundation of any traditional Japanese meal. When Candy’s cukes are served over warm steamed rice, the brine-soaked rice and cold cukes taste like you are eating effortless sushi. 

She learned how to make these from my Grandma Anne. Now I make them impatiently on the hottest summer days when I need a cold, flavorful, acid kick. 

 Rebel Rebel’s very own Nina included these cukes in her quarantine e-cookbook Eat the Rich that is updated weekly. The book is free but donations to MassUndocuFund, a nonprofit benefiting undocumented workers, are strongly encouraged.

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