#wearadamnmask 2

Another few weeks have passed. COVID-19 is still going strong. Temperatures and humidity are going up, the rainy season here seems endless this year and wearing masks in this climate is not easy. But I do. Every time I go outside, even when it’s for a few minutes. I now have a drawer devoted to […]

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#Wearadamnmask

Since the pandemic here started back in late January, masks have become a valuable commodity. Wearing a face mask in Japan is quite common, always has been. Not just during cold and flu seasons, but people use them year round for various reasons like allergies, dust, pollution, as well as to simply “hide” behind or […]

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Ratatouille stuff

I love Ratatouille! It’s so versatile and healthy, I make it in different variations. The other day, I happened to have some of the ingredients in the fridge, and I made pasta with a ratatouille-ish sauce. The key to Ratatouille is of course the use of Herbs de Provence. Not too easy to come by […]

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Jajangmyeon-Black Bean Noodles

Jajangmyeon、aka “ジャージャー麺” is a cold noodle dish with a miso based meat sauce, garnished with cucumber. I suppose one could say that it’s a tasty, Asian variation of pasta with meat sauce. For the sauce, I used ground chicken, ginger, sake, mirin, red chili paste, chili sesame oil, black bean sauce, dark miso and soy […]

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Stay at home cooking

Just a gallery of some of my cooking during the past weeks Now that there is and end in sight of this stay-at-home period, at least for now, this shall be it for this particular gallery. Cooking was one of several things that I had more time to do during this time. This gallery is […]

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Carrot Soup

While attempting to clean out the fridge, I found some rather old carrots. Lots of them. So I stopped the cleaning and proceeded to the much more pleasant activity of cooking. Improv-cooking, that is. The carrots were old but still firm, so I decided to make some carrot soup. Carrot potage really. I boiled carrots […]

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Snow in March?

Yesterday it was a balmy 25 degrees Celsius here. Today I wake up to rain that changed to wet snow and within a few hours it looked like this outside and the temperature was 1 (one!) degree Celsius. So I ventured outside and walked around the block. It’s really the first snowfall this season that […]

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While staying home…

It sure is a weird time. Covid-19 is sweeping over this planet. I’ve been staying home a lot-as much as possible-since the end of February. Not that there were any real restrictions here, but with almost all work-related events and obligations canceled in March, traveling abroad not being an option at the moment, it’s been […]

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