Food

Nutella vs. Merenda

Whether you are a Nutella lover or a Merenda lover, there isn’t much difference in how fatty they are… The big difference is the proportion of hazelnut. I can’t tell the taste of hazelnut in Merenda, so the percentage of hazelnut is understandable.  Maybe those who like hazelnut are likely to prefer Nutella…? Nutella is… Continue reading Nutella vs. Merenda

Food

“Greek” Yogurt

At least for non-yogurt products, I suspect that the term “Greek yogurt” is used in package labeling just for advertisement purpose. In the UK, “Greek yogurt” needs to be produced in Greece in order to be labeled as such.  For this reason, there are lots of “Greek style” yogurt (they may contain additives to create… Continue reading “Greek” Yogurt

Food

Secret to Health?

He says, he drinks mixture of one tablespoon of each ingredient (initially I thought he drinks a whole glass…). According to him, it improves the digestive system health. After checking online, I also found it is apparently good for the heart and helps relieving constipation and more…There are also different “receipts” including using honey and… Continue reading Secret to Health?

Greek language

A side effect of…

What is Greeklish? Please see the past articles –> Greeklish #1 and #2 Because I have lost much opportunity to handwrite Japanese, I also forget and make mistakes when handwriting kanji (Chinese characters), so I kind of relate to the situation. I have suggested he stop using Greeklish, but I guess it’s difficult to break… Continue reading A side effect of…

Everyday life

Feels Like Home

I was really surprised to find them here in Greece. The shape, the color, and the smell are exactly the same as those in Japan. The smell reminds me of the time I spent at my grandparents’ house during my childhood…so when I found them here, I bought it even though we didn’t need them.… Continue reading Feels Like Home

Greek language

Nose…Brick…

Yes, in Japanese the expression is “I sleep like mud.” In relation to food, there is an expression “My cheeks drop.” It is used when you eat something very tasty. I never thought about it, but it may sound strange to those who hear for the first time. Learning a foreign language makes you reflect… Continue reading Nose…Brick…

Everyday life

Road to Residence Permit (5 of 5)

Of course, we had my card issued on the same day. (For the sake of my husband, he is  very calm and usually never shouts in this manner.) I understand that the problems are not individual staff’s fault, but I want to say that they should be still careful what they say (and how they… Continue reading Road to Residence Permit (5 of 5)