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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 #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 #44: Chocolate covered strawberry Totoro

December 25, 2011 bento
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After I got my job at the Behemoth, I’ve been traveling back and forth between New York and San Diego. I have a fully functional kitchen at my temporary living space in San Diego but Derek (the person I cook cutesy food for) is in New York, and it just hasn’t been fun making character food for myself. :/ But! I came back to New […]

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Our Japan trip in 10 minutes!

June 23, 2011 Blog
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Some of you may know that Derek and I went to Japan in November last year. We met wonderful people, ate delicious food, drank every night, saw amazing stuff, visited incredible places, and oh yeah, Derek proposed to me in front of the Laputa robot statue at the Ghibli Museum. It was the most unforgettable two weeks of our life. On my blog I wrote […]

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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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