Last week we got a big melon in our fruit and veg box delivery, and when I was removing the seeds I remembered that I read that early horchata recipes used melon seeds, and I wondered: what would an horchata made of melon seeds taste like?
Why not try it? After all, these seeds were going to go to waste, and I have a bit of time in my hands… so…
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I have been procrastinating on writing this final post on this trip—I suppose it’s a combination of being tired and not wanting to accept that our finished trip was going to finish again, but this time in written form 😂
So, without any further delay… let’s talk about our last hours in Japan!
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On this day, we packed up and went to the Narita area. We had plans to meet some friends in Katsutadai and sleep in an airport hotel.
Continue reading “21st May 2019: an atmospheric walk, hanging out in Katsutadai, and a delicious last dinner”
On this day we went totally off the beaten path and spent the time doing somewhat non-touristy things—plus we found a Valencian (!) bar just a few blocks away from our hotel! Of all the places!
Continue reading “20th May 2019: we find a Valencian bar near our hotel, fabric shopping in Nippori, sake tasting, tonkatsu for lunch, and beer with old friends”
This week we’ve been “travelling” via the food we’ve eaten. Since we can’t go into the world, THE WORLD WILL COME TO US! 🌍🌎🌏
Continue reading “Self-isolation, week 9: international cooking”