lunch starts with some okonomiyaki
flavored with shiitake mushrooms. The last time
I soaked shiitake I reserved the water, and used it
here instead of dashi soup stock. The result was, obviously,
shiitake-flavored okonomiyaki. The toppings are seafood
medley - mostly octopus, but there's squid and shrimp
and crab sticks in there too. Then there's some more
potatoes (including another purple one - it really
is that dark), some obimake
enoki, and a pair of hot dog octopi.
On the other side is some almond cake and a fruit
salad with mango & guava & persimmon.
The persimmon is the orange bits. I used a vegetable
peeler to slice off thin curls - that's how firm those