I wonder, if there will be a norm in the near future that Japanese men should remove their facial and body hair (like women are expected to do). By the way, wearing beard is not usually allowed in the workplace in Japan. Advertisements
When I searched online, there were so many different recipes, so in the end I didn’t really stick to a single recipe. I wasn’t too fond of the combination of chocolate and orange. However, the outcome was surprisingly better than I had expected. (You can’t consume too many oranges in one batch though…) What is… Continue reading Orangettes
Last month, we harvested our olives and processed into oil. The bottle on the right is freshly pressed olive oil. It’s green and not transparent at all. It has a very distinctive flavour (“grassy”?), and I think some people wouldn’t like it. We don’t use fresh olive oil for cooking, but only for salad. Also,… Continue reading Freshly Pressed (photos only)
In Japan, the Richter scale is used, but people tend to pay more attention to our own seismic scale. This scale measures the intensity of shaking (not the size of the earthquake itself) at different points on Earth’s surface. It’s measured using the units of seismic intensity (shindo) and is divided into 10 levels. (For more… Continue reading Did you feel it…?
I’m still trying to master the Greek birthday song, let alone the Christmas carol… —————————————————————————————————————————–
The sugar was absorbed by the dough, so it’s a good idea to sprinkle sugar after baking as well… My slice had the coin (yay!) for the one we made at our house. For the one made at the in-laws, the slice for the “household” had the coin. I wish you all happy 2018!!
My apologies for a long silence! As I’m currently visiting Japan, I don’t have access to my pen tablet. Intead of my regular posts, I’d like to share some pictures I’ve taken here. The first thing that impresses me everytime I arrive in Japan is parking. Especially after getting used to this in Greece… … Continue reading Visit to Japan