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Non-bento #48: Strawberry shortcake with Totoros!

July 31, 2013 Baking
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Oh wow, July went by in a flash! It’s really true that time passes faster as you get older. When I was in elementary school in Japan, Summer vacation felt like an entire year. Anyway, July 3rd was my birthday. I LOVE strawberry short cakes and wanted to eat one like I always do on my birthday. So we went to a few bakeries in […]

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Non-bento #39: ilomilo cookies

May 17, 2011 Baking
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After I made Totoro cookies with the Totoro cookie cutter/food shaper I made, I still had some cookie dough left. So I decided to have fun with it. I wasn’t going to do a post about this, but Derek took some photos of it and we do love these little guys, so I thought why not? Non-bento #39: ilomilo cookies Created and eaten on: 5/8/2011 […]

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Non-bento #36 & 37: Totoro egg in the blanket & cookies

May 9, 2011 Baking
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It’s so much fun to play with the Totoro cookie cutter/food mold I made, I couldn’t stop playing with it. I made two different dishes with the Totoro food cutter/food shaper, but I’m going to post both of them in here. Non-bento #36: Totoro egg in the blanket Created and eaten on 5/5/2011 Whenever I see an egg shaper, I see an “egg in the […]

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Non-bento #32: Totoro chocolate 2

February 23, 2011 Baking
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The day after I made Non-bento #31: Totoro chocolate I made this for my second bit of practice. Non-bento #32: Totoro chocolate 2 Created on: 2/15/2011 So, after I made Totoro chocolate using two colors (milk chocolate and white chocolate), I decided to put some colors on it and make it more like kyarachoco (short for “character chocolate”, like “kyaraben”) I looked at some images of […]

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Non-bento #31: Totoro chocolate

February 16, 2011 Baking
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I hope everyone had wonderful Valentine’s day. I made Domo-kun brownies last week but I still wanted to surprise Derek on the 14th… so I decided to make something I’ve always wanted to try. Non-bento #31: Totoro chocolate Created and eaten on: 2/14/2011 I took some photos while making it, so I’m going to post them here. Just like the Domo-kun brownies, I don’t think […]

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