After some feedback regarding chopstick position I decided to get someone at Gigtask to make something very similar but with the chopsticks on the same side. What are your thoughts?
I made a logo for Cooking in Japan. What do you think?
I read about baking bananas, skin still on, on a cooking blog and decided to do the same with a persimmon. Just like apples, right? I did some baking multitasking. I prepped some sweet potato fries and decided to throw a persimmon in the middle of the pan. See the picture below. It was good. I … Read more
Hi all, I’ve made a fall favorites page. You can see the link at the top or click here.
Hi all, My supermarket ran out of rice two days ago but last night the barley shelf was full. Japanese only use barley as an add in for rice so it is not on everyone’s list of staple foods. There are three kinds at my supermarket: komekomugi (cracked barley that looks like rice – above), … Read more
I’ve been craving meatballs for a couple of days but my son has been in need of a lot attention and This is the first time I’ve made dinner in the last couple days. Today I not only got to prepare dinner, I also got to eat it uninterrupted. This is impressive. Dinner: spinach salad … Read more
I thought I was going to miss the farmers market this morning. It is only on from eight to nine in the morning and my son woke up hungry at 7:45. Luckily he wasn’t that hungry and it is only a five minute drive at that time of day. I’m hoping this is a week’s … Read more
Today the little one is having a “I’m going to cry if you put me down” day. Luckily hubby is home so I can cook. I don’t have much energy so I went for something simple. On a positive note, I was finally able to hit up the farmer’s market again. Yay purple carrots! Fried … Read more
Isn’t my barley pretty and festive? Salad: spinach, black olives, carrot and dried cranberries. Dressing was home made raspberry jam (thanks mom!), olive oil, malt vinegar and water. Soup: green peas and egg in a chicken consomme base. Plus a couple of drops of tabasco sauce. Pink stuff: barley, potato, carrot, beets and sixteen grain … Read more
Or should I say my husband’s and my latest creation. Meet our son, Milo.