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Nut Butter Sauce ナッツバターソース

Cold Udon Noodle Nut Butter Sauce (日本語は英語の後にありますよ〜) Ingredients: Any nut butter 3 tbsp Soy sauce 3 tbsp Sesame oil 1 tbsp Any broth 2/3 cup Grated ginger  Add 🌶 if you wish  🤩🤩🤩 Step: Mix all the ingredients and pour onto any cold noodle! Yum! 冷しうどんナッツバターだれ 材料 お好きなナッツバター 大さじ3 醤油 大さじ3 胡麻油 大さじ1 お好きな出汁 150ml お好みで一味などを加える 全ての材料を混ぜ、お好きな冷やし麺にかけるだけ!

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Beet Pasta ビーツパスタ

a way to use whole beets ビーツを丸ごと使っちゃおう 7月ももうすぐ終わりに近づく今日この頃、家庭菜園で育てたビーツが採れ始めた。今年は、リスに食べられる前に収穫できて満足。さて、このビーツの味を最大に活かしたレシピは何かな?と、考えた結果、これになりました。 My beets grew really well this year! I even harvested before squirrels took them! I usually like using beets for smoothies, yet I wanted to use my garden beets for something else. When beets meet a hint of lime juice flavour, my heart begins to dance. Click…

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Summer Cold Pasta 夏野菜の冷製パスタ

暑い夏食欲がない・・・畑で採れた野菜を使いたい!というような方にオススメレシピですよ!Loosing appetite because of the heat? Using your summer garden vegetables? This recipe is for you!  Recipe (日本語は英語の後にありますよ〜) Ingredients Fresh Tomato 300g Pasta (Spaghettini or Capellini) 200g Fresh Basil 20g Bocconcini 90-100g (or more if you would like…) Okura 90g Zucchini 100g Olives about 10 pieces Olive oil for Dressing 2-3 Tbsp Olive oil for…

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Living as who I am 私らしく生きる

Who do I want to be? Who am I? (日本語は英語の後にありますよ)Do I really know?  The other day, someone I know briefly defined me. The definition did not match with mine, but my intention is not to complain about it. I appreciate other’s thoughts and different ways of knowing, and yet I also know that a decision…

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Homemade Salsa サルサディップ

Homemade salsa? (日本語は、英語の下にありますよ) Yes! Of course! I make my own salsa at home. Before I start making this, I didn’t even think twice how easy it could be. When I see food in a jar arranged on the shelf at a supermarket, like salsa, I always assume it’s difficult to make or it takes time…

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How do I listen to time? 時間と相談?

日本語は英語の後にありますよ💕 I hear this phrase, “I don’t have time for it” But, really … Do humans make time or time comes to them? When does time run out and how do humans determine the moment? Can I create a segment of time like that really? After all, what is time indeed? Time flies! I think…

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Spinach Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Dressing

I have been harvesting spinach from my vegetable garden! They are so delicious! Nothing is better than freshly harvested vegetables! Lately, I also find beautiful local strawberries everywhere nearby my place. This beautiful jade and garnet like garden gems meet each other on my plate and do the ‘tossing dance’!   video available on YouTube…

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Why not teach ‘how to’? なぜ作り方を教えないか

Some people ask me if I teach ‘how to’ cook. My answer is no. So then, why not?  As one of the many concepts I contemplate during the making process, I am interested in cultivating imagination by being creative through artistic engagement. I find that a process of cooking similar to art making process. There…

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Asparagus & Crispy Panko アスパラのカリカリパン粉

Ingredients Green asparagus  150g Panko (yield from 1 slice of bread)  parsley 20g salt & pepper to taste  pecorino romano cheese 1 Tbsp  garlic 1 clove olive oil 3 Tbsp Steps Steam asparagus for about 5-7 minutes (Or until the texture you like) Make panko – put a slice of bread in the food processor…

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Making Public Place 公共の場のつくる

The warm summer breeze touched my cheek. I checked the weather forecast, which informed me of the early heat wave! It looked like the rain was on its way after the short snip of summer weather. I could not help myself to plan a spontaneous camping trip. This instant decision required some schedule adjustments. I…

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