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  • Nestled in that spoon is what is known as okayu in Japanese, tchok in some dialect (s) of Chinese, and ... rice porridge in English -- this last I never use because, for me at least, the word "porridge" conjures up something thick and glutinous, nothing that could apply here.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • After the fever broke and my regular appetite returned (nothing keeps this stomach down for long), as I was about to have a warm bowl of okayu, I thought, Hmm, this might be something interesting and informative to write about.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • Fortunately, the UDD ended in a mere couple of days -- thanks in part to the power of my katsuo okayu?

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • However, his appetite seems to remain as healthy as ever, and so I feed him something often eaten by sick humans in Japan: okayu.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • In Japan, okayu tends to be thought of as food for sick people because it's essentially rice that has been boiled in lots of water until soft and, hence, it's easy to digest.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • In Japan, we have two types of porridges - zo-sui and okayu.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • The traditional "okayu" porridge set is reasonably priced and healthy to boot.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • tamagozake, a rousing cocktail of sake, sugar and raw egg, or okayu , rice porridge studded with spring onions and tart umeboshi plums.

    The Guardian World News

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