Vegetarian pork sung sushi (素肉鬆壽司)
Those that know me know that I like cute things. Hence, my favorite Swiss word Schnügel and my favorite Japanese word kawaii (かわいい). Never mind my favorite Dutch word kansloos… uh, that’s a whole ‘nother story…
Two weeks ago, I even learned a new variant of the Swiss word–Schnügi–so now I have even more ways to express cutie, cuddly things. Yay!! ^.^
So I suddenly got into my brain to make some onigiri, because I’ve seen so many of them in bento boxes out there with cute character faces. However, a lot of the assembly techniques require specialized tools… which I can’t readily get in Switzerland. T_T
I am a very lucky girl. Last Wednesday, my friend A- came over to cook me dinner… from scratch. :O As a person who only pretends to cook and doesn’t really know what the hell I’m doing in the kitchen most of the time, I was utterly amazed and appreciative of this thoughtful gesture.
Unfortunately, I wasn’t aware of this until last Tuesday night after my trial German lesson ended at 9 pm. I had texted A- to figure out the plan for dinner the next day (thinking we would be going elsewhere)… but then A- kindly informed me that he would go shopping for whatever he needed to cook and could ring my doorbell… if I would be at home and tell him my street number… and then let him in. Continue reading
Freshly cooked fried rice–yummy!
I’ve been on a semi-cooking kick throughout Swiss National Day long weekend. Mostly because I made one dish and had leftovers… so then I had to doctor it up to finish up the leftover food… which resulted in another dish. And then I even took the leftovers from that dish and stretched it out for another meal the following day. Absolutely awesome.
This also means that I haven’t been eating my usual diet of cold cereal and peanut butter, so I think I’m been packing on the pounds the last few days. And all the munching on ice cream bars to cool down in the heat probably hasn’t helped either. :O Continue reading