Monthly Archives: February 2012

Introducing the Dessert Club

If you’ve seen my previous posts about parfaits, ice cream and pudding, you know that dessert is SRS BIZNIZ whether it is the design or taste that hits you visually or olfactorily (is that even a word?) that it leaves … Continue reading

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Traditional Dinner Set: You’re not complete without soup!

Another part of the ten course meal (albeit small courses, but it’s a lot nonetheless): soup! I’m sure you guys have seen this before… clam soup! It was a very light soup and the clams were delicious and fresh. I … Continue reading

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Traditional Dinner Set: Sushi Roll… A Different Take

Continuing the Traditional Dinner Set, the next course was a different take on a sushi roll with a delicately wrapped piece of ginger on the side. Here we have the same components: rice and fish wrapped in seaweed. However, here, … Continue reading

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Traditional Dinner Set: Appetizer… or Course I

One of the most elegant meals I will always remember is when my host parents took me out to eat a very traditional dinner. That’s right, traditional dinner, complete with 10 courses/dishes. I counted. Don’t make fun. With the Traditional … Continue reading

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Pretty Pudding

See what I did there? Alliteration, for the win! In any case, I left off the previous post vaguely explaining about something called yaki purin (焼きプリン), without any visual aids–bad Amy! So this post is here to rectify that. Remember … Continue reading

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Mmmmm! I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

Yaki ice cream is ingenius. Just FYI. This came at the end of the tonkatsu lunch special from the previous entry. Before I even get into the spiel about dessert in Japan, as that is an explanation for another entry, … Continue reading

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Tonkatsu: Take Two (and Three)

So, as you guys have probably guessed from my previous post, I really, really, really love tonkatsu in Japan, specifically from the restaurant called Anzu (あんず). So much that my host mum and host dad each took me there again… … Continue reading

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Tonkatsu Tonkatsu Tonkatsu!

As I have mentioned in my past post, I love Tonkatsu (とんかつ) in Japan, but I especially love eating tonkatsu at a restaurant called Anzu (あんず):

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Cafeteria Series

More from the Cafeteria Series! One of the most amazing foods that I love in Japan, but am incredibly meh about in states is Tonkatsu (とんかつ), aka deliciously breaded and deep-fried pork cutlets. Imagine my excitement when I found that … Continue reading

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Breakfast is Serious Business

When I was in Japan, breakfast was probably the most surprising of the three meals I had. Oftentimes, my host mum will get up before 6 AM to take care of the laundry and prepare breakfast for my host dad … Continue reading

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