It's been awhile, and it hasn't been a good while. This year was supposed to be better. Tonight I decided to try a new recipe that has been lurking in an open window on my phone for ages. Chocolate cobbler. The recipe comes from How Sweet Eats. I really need to find someone to share… Continue reading Chocolate cobbler
It's been so long, and it isn't quite the same as I remember. Maybe it really needs the oats? Still, very good. Shouldn't-have-made-it-because-I'm-going-to-eat-it-all good.
Avocado, tofu, and soy sauce. Okay, the presentation is not good, but it's so delicious.
It is chicken stew day, since I have a bit of time. I don't have a lot of energy after work these days. I'm not actually sure why. I have theories. Instead of energy. Yeah. So I can freeze some of this for my "no energy to cook" future. Also I was inside all day.… Continue reading Chicken Stew
The joys of food preparation in a Japanese mini-kitchen. -_- That is all of my counter space, stove and sink. Above and below that are the only cabinet spaces i have. I have dreams of big rooms. Today was spent fixing typos that I made all on my own. Honestly. It's embarrassing to find it… Continue reading Cooking and typos
A friend was visiting Fukuoka. The traditional souvenirs in Japan are food, as every region in Japan has their specialty food. A lot of them involve mochi, the gummy cakes usually made of rice, but also occasionally made of kudzu root. Souvenir food is always individually wrapped, so you can give them out to everyone… Continue reading Souvenirs
Ah, me. I need to replenish my sunscreen supply. Morning was occupied by housework, but, somehow, there is still housework to do. As tiny as this apartment is, still... In any case, as it was a national holiday in Japan (Marine Day, to celebrate oceans) I decided to treat myself to a small dinner at… Continue reading Another hot one