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Non-bento #49: Totoro tororo Soba

November 18, 2013 bento
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I realized that lately I haven’t made any cute food because I’ve been busy making stuffed stuff for charities and gifts. Originally I was looking for a recipe for Soba noodles because I wanted to try something different, but then when I saw someone made this, I knew I had to try it. Non-bento #49: Totoro tororo soba created and eaten: 11/16/2013 I live very […]

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Non-bento #47: Laputa robot fish pie

November 28, 2012 bento
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Now that I finally finished the PAX posts, I’m finally ready to do a new food post! This is something I made in August and it’s more like a different take on one of the old dishes I did before, but I still thought I’d post some photos of it. Derek and I go to the farmers’ market almost every Saturday. There’s a shop that […]

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How to make a cookie cutter / food shaper

May 2, 2011 bento
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If you’re a long time reader of my blog, you might have seen my Rabbids cookies and Rabbids bento, which I made using a handmade rabbid cookie cutter. When I made it, I used very crappy pliers, a chopstick and a soldering iron. Even though I was very excited to have my own custom cookie cutter and wanted to encourage people to make their own, […]

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Japan 2010: Day 05 part 1

November 23, 2010 Japan
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11/06/2020 (Fri) Totoro cream puff place -> Toei Animation Museum -> Ramen Museum I think Totoro cream puffs deserve their own post so I’m going to split this day up into two posts again. It was finally the day for us to meet the Totoro cream puffs in person! I called the Totoro cream puff place the previous day to order them. We got to […]

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Japan 2010: Day 04 part 2

November 22, 2010 Japan
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11/05/2010 (Fri) Tsukiji fish market -> Ghibli museum -> Nakano broadway -> Asakusa After we got the best sushi of our life in at Sushi Dai in Tsukiji fish market (see Japan 2010 – Day 04 part 1 for the details), we headed to the Ghibli museum again! The previous day we had bought a round-trip ticket, and only used the one for getting there, […]

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