Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Mr Yeast Bento

JMak linked me to a very cute and nutzy anime called Moyashimon. (Thanks J!!!)

The series is about a boy who sees the micro-organisms that float around us. The series is very cute and it inspired this bento.

This critter is a Aspergillus Oryzae -tan or a yeast bacteria, used to brew sake, soya sauce and miso. info

I fell in love with the critter as soon as I saw it bopping merrily along with the OP theme! So cute!!! hehehe! You can watch it here!

I've picked up a few photos from the internet and added them to the collage.

Made from a massive onigiri stuffed with furiake, and pork floss, wrapped in a thin egg crepe. Eyes are made from Nori and the mouth from Waxed paper. 2 boneless chickenwings and some lettuce surround Mr Yeast.

I made Ed watch the first episode, and hes completely entranced. Hes looking forward to eating Oryzae-Tan tommorrow!
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Unintested Cat Bento

This one is for Dr. Amy, Kris and Rod' cat. The other bento is a Oryzae-tan from the anime Moyashimon, Tales of Agriculture.
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Monday, March 30, 2009

Todays Bento

latest bento set.
Snoman bento. car and easter egg bento and sneakers bento.

The sneaker bento is for Christine who will be joining my gym today! :)

Other Condiments:
white nectarine wedges, tossed in lime
Boiled Eggs
Fishball and shitake mushrooms
Carrot wedges and pickled ginger.
Sneaker Bento also has water chestnut jelly

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Learning Cantonese

Like all kids you always learn the naughty words first...

Today I taught Steph the canto word for "stinky". The funny thing is that it sounds the Italian word for goodbye - ciao!

So adding it to all the other Chinese that he has learnt, he should know was the following means:

"Ai-yah! Sup Farn Ho ciao!"


Saturday, March 21, 2009

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Afternoon tea at Plan B

Coffee is good. company is great and the cakes are godsends.
This one (apologies for the shocking photography!) is a chocolate mouse with a caramel centre and a mint biscuit base. it had 3 blueberries and then coated with a rich dark chocolate ganache.

We called it the choclate mousse with the blue berry nipples... being decadent dessert, i had to quote Allo Allo and "The Fallen Madonna with the Big Boobies by Van Clomp" which even has its own wiki entry. heheh.

Maybe Becasse and Plan B will get one too :)

A morning of discovery

After flipping through our Flickr this morning after uploading a panoramic photo I put together this morning from our recent trip to Dora Creek

Dora Creek

I came across this cool section of the site where photos that have been Geo-Tagged, can be viewed in sequence by recent uploads, and by popularity.

Just by accident I've found this cool set creator called, Flickr Set Manager that creates a set based on criteria of your choosing.

I naturally created one based on popularity of our photos.

Enjoy :O)

Friday, March 06, 2009

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Dessert: Wasaby

If you ever feel like beautiful japanese food, you need to try Wasaby Restaurant on York St, behind QVB.

I tried the dessert, which was a delicious combination, red beans, a delicioius pudding made of soft tofu and cream, an orange segment, and some sweet agar jelly, all combined with a sweet sauce.