True Self 真の自分

(日本語は英語の下にありますよ) Who are you?Who am I?  Have you ever thought of your true answer to these questions? I have. I always do.…and never stop.  The world changes like the weather in the mountains. How can I find one true answer? I choose not to come to one conclusion for avoiding the non-movable life. My life should continue…

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Yakisoba Made with Spaghetti スパゲッティーで作る焼きそば

I love Yakisoba (Japanese style fried noodle), but it’s hard to get fresh yakisoba noodle wherein I live. So, I decided to use spaghetti one day, and I realize that it works really well!   Ingredients *this recipe is for vegan eaters, but you can add any protein as you wish Spaghetti 200g Any vegetable…

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Why Music? 音楽に潜む力

Music has been living with humans for thousands of years. As you can see in the cave paintings from prehistoric time, humans danced with music to express their thoughts, feelings, and more. I consider music as a ways of knowing and way to exchange knowledge. Exchange here means more complicated than just one-way exchanges that…

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Beet Rice Ball ビーツおにぎり

Enjoy the fragrance of fresh lime and the vivid colour of beets! 彩りや香りを楽しむ素敵な新しい感覚のおにぎりですよ! Ingredients (日本語は英語の後にありますよ) Sushi Rice (Sticky Rice) 1 cups  Half a beet  or more if you like dark red beet colour on your rice balls Fresh Lime Juice  1 lime (or more if you like the taste so much: Beet and lime goes…

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Vegan Cabbage Roll with Black Beanヴィーガンロールキャベツ

Ingredients cabbage    5-6 leaves canned tomato  1small can black beans   1 small can smoked rice or any other kind of rice 1/2 cup 1/2  medium sized onion parsley     handful 1 small carrots 1 stalk celery olive oil salt and pepper cumin powder 1 tsp 1 clove garlic Steps steam cabbage leaves…

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New Concept for Dining… つくられた外食の新しい形

After coronavirus spread all over the world, humans disappeared from the dine-out business back in 2020 during the lock-downs. The following year, restaurants and other social gathering spaces reopened its business, and yet, some restrictions still have remained. Where I live, the Pacific west coast of Canada, most of the public spaces including restaurants, museums,…

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Long Time No See… お久しぶり

After a three months of long pause, I came finally came back to my blog … Hopefully, I will continue my journey here at Calico Rico Life…. お久しぶりでございます!3ヶ月ブログをお休みしておりましたが、2022年も始まりましたので、ブログ再開したいと思います。 I have been experiencing a cold winter since Christmas last year, finally warming up a bit lately. After a significant temperature drop, it started to snow on…

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Quinoa Salad キヌアサラダ

Quinoa Salad with Chickpea & Vegetables with Dijon Mustard Dressingひよこ豆とお好きなお野菜を入れてディージョンマスタードベースのドレッシングでどうぞ Ingredients (日本語は英語の後にありますよ) Cooked quinoa  – about 1 cup, but you can adjust the amount as you like  Any vegetable you like – I used Romain Lettuce, Italian Parsley, Red Cabbage, & Celery  Cooked Chickpea –  1-2 cups (again, you can reduce or increase the amount…

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When to Say “No”? いつ『できません』と言う?

(日本語は英語の後にありますよ〜) How often do you say “No” to the favours that others ask of you?   Depends.  I would love to say yes to people all the time and help or support as many as people possible. How much can one person offer?   I helped a person who suffered from a great deal of…

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Roast Tomato Soup 🍅オーブンで焼いたトマトで作るスープ

このスープは、自家製クルトンとバジルオイルソースと一緒にどうぞ クルトン、バジルオイルソースのレシピはCalicorico Kitchen You Tube チャンネルへお越しくださいね!クルトンこちらバジルオイルソースこちら スープ:材料・分量 とまと 475g 玉ねぎ 250g オリーブオイル  大さじ4ほど 塩 小さじ1−2 (お好みで増やしたり、減らしたりしても良い) にんにく 2粒 水 100〜120mlほど ステップ トマト、玉ねぎを適当な大きさに切る。ニンニクはナイフで潰す。 1の野菜をオーブン皿に入れて、塩とオリーブオイルをまぶして220度で30分ほどローストする。 ローストされたら、ブレンダー(わたしは、バイタミックスを使っています)に水とローストされた野菜を入れて、お好きな感じになるまで混ぜるだけ! 自家製クルトンとバジルオイルソースをかけて召し上がれ! This recipe goes well with homemade croutons and basil oil sauce. If you want to see the recipe, you can find them on Calicorico Kitchen You Tube channel!  Homemade croutons:here Basil Oil Sauce: here   Ingredients…

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