Archive for October, 2008

The Brewmaster Dinner is Great.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

This was my second time attending the Brew master’s dinner. Early Summer I attended and the food and beer reflected the late beginning of summer. There were a lot of fresh vegetables. The seating was at round tables. This event reflected the Harvest time with heavier beers and food. The seating was family style with […]

Brewmaster’s dinner at Hales Ale

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

I had opportunity to join the feast of four courses brew master’s dinner at Hales Ale. The brewery is one of the best and popular breweries in Seattle. The last time we came to Hales Ale was with my English neighbors who like to drink beer and they loved the Hales Ale beer.I was curious […]

Scones and Baking Powders

Monday, October 27th, 2008

I baked scones for Sunday breakfast. The recipe in the cookbook used baking soda as one of the ingredients. I didn’t have baking soda and remembered that my husband once mentioned baking powder is made of baking soda and cream of tartar. So I modified the recipe to add extra baking powder. It was successful.Then […]

Plates and food

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

I think plate is like a dress and the food on it is the naked body. If simple food was dished on the gorgeous plate, it becomes more fancy and expensive looks. Plate is also like canvas waiting to be painted. Chef is the artist and food is the paint. When the chef chose the […]

Lime Cake Pudding Recipe

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

I had many lime getting old in my kitchen. I was looking for a recipe which use a lot of lime and is simple to make.I found one from Betty Crocker’s Picture cook book First edition(third printing 1950 redbook) given by my husband’s grandmother.According to the page of this recipe, Pudding desserts where pudding and […]

Do you make your bread or buy it from the store?

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Pumpkin, pumpkin, everywhere

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Photo below was taken in Kent,WA I wonder that how many pumpkin Americans consume and how many were curbed to lantern.I didn’t eat pumpkin bread or pumpkin pie before coming to Seattle. In Japan, I cooked pumpkin with say sauce, sugar, and sake in Japanese soup stock to make Nimono as we do for other […]

Japanese curry using Sauce Mix

Friday, October 17th, 2008

I was little bit hesitant writing and posting food blog for a while I have been posting more Japanese blogs which is not food but my experience around Seattle. Please bear my English writing skills. Now I decided to write some of my modified version of recipes from my favarite cook books, website and sometimes […]

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