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A whole lotta kawaii…

A whole lotta kawaii…

I am a very lucky girl, and my friends are wonderful people! My best friend in Japan is especially wonderful, and knows me so well. This week I was literally squealing with delight (sorry neighbours!) at the birthday/Christmas box that arrived from Japan. Brace yourselves – this is a whole lotta kawaii… ありがとう to my … Continue reading

Toyohashi: old and new

Since I’ve been in Japan, I’ve been lucky enough to have been “adopted” into a wonderful family, who I’ve had many adventures with. Today, I was invited to Toyohashi for a little pre-birthday lunch. One of Toyohashi’s specialties is dengaku.  Dengaku, which I adore, is grilled tofu with miso paste. It’s simple, traditional and vegetarian! … Continue reading