Tag Archive: cooking

Updates from the Garden

It’s been a busy time for my balcony garden! In March, I added thyme, peppermint, eggplant and tomato to my oregano and rosemary plants from the fall, and things have been growing like crazy!… Continue reading

Rice Cooker Baking Experiment #3: Rosemary Bread

Rice cooker baking is back! Actually, it never really left–I just haven’t been posting about it. My new favorite recipe is definitely rosemary bread, which I got from Adventures in (Post) Gradland, who… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #34: Instagram Instagram Instagram

Beautiful late autumn colors, The University of Tokyo Cold day, bright tights Conspicuous criminality The way we were (circa 1989) First attempt at homemade hummus Happy Wednesday! Thanks for stopping by–please take a… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #33: Instagram Time!

Best muesli ever, Two Rooms, Omotesando The hazards of the Japanese holiday season–don’t drunkenly fall off the train platform! Takata Memorial Library, Waseda Christmas party for visiting researchers Bossy baby wants better diapers… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #32: Weekly Dose of Instagram!

The many faces of dissertating Tokyo subway life Last day at the Nitobe Kokusai Juku First attempt at homemade fettuccine alfredo Shadow commuting That’s it for this week! I’ve been busy, so there… Continue reading

Rice Cooker Baking Experiment #2: Banana Bread

The end of the year has brought lots of real world-related craziness, but a girl’s gotta eat! I tried my hand at a second rice cooker baking experiment today, so I thought I’d… Continue reading

Rice Cooker Baking Experiment #1: Cheesy Jalapeno Bread

Rice cooker baking is something I’ve been wanting to try for quite a while. Those of you who aren’t familiar with Japan might not be aware of this, but apartments here generally don’t… Continue reading

Adventures in Herb Gardening

At the end of the summer, I moved from the heart of Shibuya to a new apartment just north of Shinjuku called Takadanobaba. Although I was a bit sad to leave all of… Continue reading

2010 in Photos

Ok, so I know I’m really milking this new year/year in review stuff for all it’s worth, but it’s a good excuse for me to take a moment and reflect on life in… Continue reading