finally broke open a big, 10-serving pack of egg
noodles I got a while back. I wasn't sure how they'd
taste; like so many things, I bought it using the "this
looks interesting and it's not too expensive" criteria.
Well, they're pretty good! Mixed in with the noodles
are shiitake mushrooms (made with part of the chirashi-zushi
recipe), snow peas, kamaboko (fish cake), and yakisoba
Also we have the old faithful edamame and
another fruit salad. This
time around I mixed the fruit up with yogurt rather
than having the yogurt on the side as a dip. I can't
recommend the mix, as it makes the fruit hard to pick
up, and the fruit juices dilute the yogurt. It was good
right when I mixed it, but for lunch the next day it
just seemed sloppy. Perhaps I'll put the yogurt in a
container and mix it with the fruit right before I eat
it. Nah, I'll probably just keep it as a dip.
And finally, that lumpy pink thing is an ichigo
daifuku, which is a strawberry wrapped in anko wrapped
in pink rice dough. They are delicious, but I must warn
you: they contain a powerful neurotoxin which disrupts your short-term
memory and causes you to forget what a pain in the neck
they are to make. Cook them at your own risk!