The KitKat rule: If a sweet flavor exists, there’s a KitKat for it, somewhere. I ordered these Sakura Matcha KitKats from Japan on Ebay. (They also had a special Sakura only flavor but it was like $30 plus shipping so I got this one instead.) I can’t read the package, but the images and the … Continue reading Sakura Matcha Kit Kat!
Naturally, Easter started with me eating a bag of Reese’s eggs at 3 a.m. Then I went to sleep. Thanks for reading! Just kidding. In addition to Reese’s eggs, I prepared and decorated some real eggs in advance. There are a million creative egg dying/painting ideas online but I tend to stick with my classic … Continue reading Adventure Post: Easter
Yesterday afternoon, while much of DC was enjoying Easter with their friends and family, we made our first visit to the Cherry Blossoms! Living in DC, you might assume that we can see Cherry Blossoms every day in the spring, which is true, but there’s a certain ideal viewing area where the blossoms are most … Continue reading Adventure Post: First Cherry Blossom Visit of 2018!
Happy Easter to all who celebrated yesterday, and welcome to the first Sakura food post of 2018! As the first stop on my search, I decided to look around Hana Japanese Market here on U street. They always have a great variety of snacks, prepared foods and baked goods (remind me to show you the … Continue reading Sakura Food Quest Episode #1: Traditional Japanese Candy
Announcing my Spring 2018 Quest: TRY ALL THE SAKURA! It’s my goal to try as many sakura (or cherry blossom) flavored things as possible! This will include packaged foods I find at my local grocery stores, H Mart, Lotte Mart, Hana, etc. as well as (hopefully) some local creations. Drinks, snacks, desserts- maybe I’ll even … Continue reading Sakura Quest 2018!
A flavor I always find myself thinking about in that period of late winter when I’m beginning to anticipate spring is …fennel! I particularly like fennel in soups and pastas. This simple preparation pairs fennel with fresh lemon and sage for a really refreshing dish that puts me in a springtime mood while still featuring … Continue reading Fennel pasta with kale, lemon and sage.
A growing 2018 list of available restaurant items that are both meat and dairy free (or can be made so) in Washington, D.C. Continue reading Meat Free/Dairy Free DC – 2018 Masterpost