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Steamy Shrimp Pork Dumplings (Ebi to Butaniku no Gyoza) + A Giveaway!

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Add this recipe to ZipList! Shrimp Pork Dumplings (Ebi to Butaniku no Gyoza) Makes 20 dumplings Recipe Notes: The assembled dumplings can be covered with plastic wrap and refrigerated for several hours, then cooked straight from the refrigerator.  If you want to freeze them—place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, freeze them […]

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Pavlova With Nutella Mousse

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Pavlova With Nutella Mousse Makes 6 large servings or 12 small servings For meringue: 1 cup superfine granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3 large egg whites at room temperature for 30 minutes pinch of salt 3 tablespoons cold water 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar For Nutella mousse: 1 jar of Nutella (13.25 ounces/375 grams) 8 […]

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Warming Up With Cioccolata Calda (Italian Hot Chocolate)

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We are currently in Utah enjoying spending time with family.  It has been snowy and cold the whole time we’ve been here, which I guess is to be expected, since it is winter. But I must say that living in Southern California for the past year and a half has turned me into a total […]

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Park adventures and skipping dinner.

Yesterday was a national holiday and so Mr. Fuji had the day off.   We took advantage of the beautiful weather and drove out to a large park called Inokashira Park. This particular park is a wonderful place to be on the weekends or on a holiday, because there are always many street performers and […]

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