Daily Menu - February 2005

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2005-02-28 Mon

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (wakame seaweed and enoki mushroom) | grilled horse mackerel | steamed cabbage (deep-fried tofu and shiitake mushroom) | grated yam and natto | pickles | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | grilled salmon | spinach with sesame paste | simmered satoimo | pickles (cucumber, eggplant and carrot)
BETWEEN-MEALS --- green tea bun with a bean-jam filling | tea
DINNER --- rice gruel with ginger and egg | simmered vegetables (fried pork, potato, carrot, onion, dried shiitake mushroom and pineapple) | boiled bean sprout (Chinese pickles, shimeji mushroom, small tomato and corn) | pickles | strawberry

We only simmer the vegetables on the stove during the work of the morning, we'll be extremely easy.

2005-02-27 Sun

BREAKFAST (Tomi) --- rolled sushi | banana
BRUNCH (Tomi) at soba noodles restaurant --- soba noodles
BRUNCH (Peco and Poco) at udon noodles bar ---udon noodles | rice ball
DINNER --- kidney beans curry | gohan with cereals | fried pork and croquette | girlled oyster on the konbu | vinegared gold thread pumpkin | simmered rasish | pikcles | strawberry

Today's menu was the pattern for usual holiday.

2005-02-26 Sat

BRUNCH (Tomi and Peco) at udon noodles restaurant --- udon noodles | rice ball
BRUNCH (Poco) --- buckwheat crepe (egg, potherb mustard and cheese) | toast (apple, cheese and honey) | apple juice and coffee
DINNER (Tomi and Peco) at sushi bar --- eat heartily
DINNER (Poco) --- mushroom curry | gohan with cereals

It divided into two groups - eat outer and eat inner on a holiday.

2005-02-25 Fri

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (radish's leaf and deep-fried tofu) | grilled smelt | steamed asari clam, leek and ginger | pickles | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | grilled Spanish mackerel | simmered sweet potato and blueberry | boiled greens | pickles | strawberry
BETWEEN-MEALS --- popped rice with chocolate | coffee
DINNER --- simmered radish and rib | various leavings | udon noodles (Peco) | cheese and bread

As the cold virus attack by this means and that from all over the place, I defence by one-pot dish of leek and ginger to intercept virus.

2005-02-24 Thu

BREAKFAST --- gohan (with cereals) | miso soup - grated lotus root | grilled Atka mackerel | grated yam and mozuku seaweed | tomato | pickles | apple
LUNCH --- gohan (with cereals) | fried crispy lettuce (dried scallop and dried shiitake mushroom) | dressed boiled potato with anchovy (komatsuna and small tomato) | pickles (radish, carrot, cucumber and eggplant) | orange and kiwi
BETWEEN-MEALS --- milk pudding (Chinese matrimony vine) | Chinese tea
DINNER --- ginger rice gruel | immered dish (lotus root, burdock, carrot, bamboo shoot, konnyaku and dried shiitake mushroom) | variouse leavings | strawberry

Today's home-made sweet was warm melting pudding which was made only of milk, the white of an egg, sugar and honey.

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In the cold day, warm milk pudding is good
( 2005-02-24 / Poco )
2005-02-23 Wed

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (potato and field peas) | fried squid and potherb mustard anchovy flavor (maitake mushroom and peanut) | natto | pickles | apple
LUNCH (Peco and Tomi) --- gohan | simmered dish (lotus root, burdock, carrot, bamboo shoot, konnyaku and dried shiitake mushroom) | tofu paste (potherb mustard and lily bulb) | rolled egg | pickles | strawberry
LUNCH (Poco) at soba noodles restaurant --- chilled soba noodles with grated hot radish
BETWEEN-MEALS --- cake roll | coffee
DINNER at soba noodles restaurant --- miso paste with butterbur sprout | soba paste, tempura (mugwort, perilla, maitake mushroom and prown) | chilled or hot soba noodles | sweet paste of soba wheat and sweet potato) | rolled egg | pressed sushi with mackerel | sake

We, elevend men in all had dinner at soba noodles restaurant and were satisfied with violin by Daishin Kashimoto. Good dishes and music brougt us supreme bliss.

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at nice soba noodles restaurant
( 2005-02-23 / Poco )
2005-02-22 Tue

BREAKFAST --- gohan | thick clear soup (spinach, fu and egg) | grilled yam | boiled komatsuna (deep-fried tofu, shiitake mushroom, yuba and sesame) | pickles (radish, carrot, cucumber, eggplant and core of cabbage) | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | grilled - horse mackerel with grated yam | Chinese jellyfish salad (white meat, bean sprout, cucumber, small tomato, enoki mushroom and corn) | pickles | orange and kiwi
BETWEEN-MEALS --- fruit cake roll | tea
DINNER --- Yose-nabe (leek, fish paste, tofu, eringi mushroom and shiitake mushroom) | vinegared Chinese cabbage (konbu and yuzu) | simmered soy bean | two-tone taro with white and black sesame paste | strawberry

As the cold weather has returned, we made a warming menu as we could.

2005-02-21 Mon

BREAKFAST --- gohan with azuki bean and cereals | miso soup (sardine ball, radish, carrot and deep-fried tofu) | grilled salmon | boiled spinach | grated yam and natto | pickles | apple
LUNCH --- gohan with azuki bean and cereals | two-tone taro with white and black sesame paste | boiled qinggengcai with starchy sauce of eringi mushroom and scallop | pickles (radish, carrot, cucumber, eggplant and core of cabbage) | orange and kiwi
BETWEEN-MEALS --- Yokan (TORAYA) | coffee
DINNER --- stew (wienerwurst, potato, carrot, onion, dried shiitake mushroom, pineapple and demi glace sauce) | rice gruel | simmered soybean | bread | cheese | red wine | pickles | strawberry

I sprinkled black sesame bean on the dressed taro with white sesame paste and white one on the dressed one with black sesame paste.

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two-tone color of taro with sesame paste
( 2005-02-21 / Poco )
2005-02-20 Sun

BRUNCH (Peco and Poco) at udon noodles bar --- udon noodles (deep-fried tofu, wakame seaweed and wild vegetables) | rice ball
DINNER --- pressed sushi with trout | soy milk soup of mushrooms (eringi and enoki) and deep-fried tofu | boiled Chinese cabbage | simmered soybean | oden

Although I only boil, I eat Chinese cabbage salad as much as I can.

2005-02-19 Sat

BRUNCH (Peco and Poco) at udon noodles bar --- hot udon noodles with chop suey | chilled udon noodles with grated radish and soy sauce | cooked rice with barley | vegetables tempura
DINNER (Peco) Yoshie-san's home cooking --- vegetables dishes
DINNER (Poco) --- various leavings

Tomi make an expedition with his two board to wish for snow.

2005-02-18 Fri

BREAKFAST --- rice seasoned with dried scallop, konbu and ginger | miso soup - grated lotus root | fried burdock and carrto | pickles warabi | apple
LUNCH --- rice seasoned with dried scallop, konbu and ginger | fried pork with starchy sauce of mushroom ad boiled broccoli | sauteed radish's peel (maitake mushroom and baby sardine) | pickled turnip and yellowtail with malted rice | pickles
BETWEEN-MEALS --- suger sweets | coffee
DINNER (Tomi) --- various leavings
DINNER (Peco and Poco) at soba noodles --- soba noodles with vegetables tempura | rice ball | sake

I made northern rice seasoned with dried scallop, konbu and ginger. good flavor of dried scarrop and sharp taste of ginger was so good.

2005-02-17 Thu

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (radish's leaf and deep-fried tofu) | scrambled tofu (minced chicken, dried shiitake mushroom and carrot) | natto and grated radish | pickles (radish, carrot, eggplant, cucumber and core of cabbage) | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | stew of Chinese cabbage, potato, bacon and shimeji with cream | grilled pickled squid | egg jelly (dried shiitake mushroom) | pickles | pineapple and blueberry
BETWEEN-MEALS --- raisins and cream sandwich cookie | tea
DINNER --- oden (radish, potato, konnyaku, egg and fried bean curd cake) | rice gruel (radish's leaf) | fried fugu and fried prawns | various leavings | pickles | strawberry

I cook oden again using soup which I froze previous one. It has increasingly become better.

2005-02-16 Wed

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (tofu and egg) | fried bean sprout, pork, Chinese pickles, shiitake mushroom and corn | grated yam and nameko mushroom | pickles (radish, carrot, cucumber and eggplant) | apple and strawberry
LUNCH --- gohan | pressed sushi (mackerel and rolled salmon with nori seaweed) | tofu sandwiches (minced chicken, carrot, dried shiitake mushroom and ginger) | dressed crown daisy with sesame paste| fried lotus root and maitake mushroom with Japanese anchovy | pickles | orange and kiwi
BETWEEN-MEALS --- green tea ice cream with almond cookie | coffee
DINNER (Tomi) at soba noodles restaurant --- soba noodles
DINNER (Peco and Poco) --- pressed sushi | various leavings | pickles | bread, cheese and red wine

We cooked a bit more rice than usual and make pressed sushi. The first challenge - rolled salmon with nori was so good. I'll rolled with also cucumber next time.

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Today's lunch box. I wish it'll be good.
( 2005-02-16 / Poco )
2005-02-15 Tue

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (turnip's leaf and fu) | steamed Chinese cabbage and potato (bacon and shimeji mushroom) | Ohitashi - spinach and kiriboshi-daikon (ginger flavored) | simmered kidney beans | pickles (radish, carrot, cucumber and eggplant) | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | miso soup (radish's leaf and deep-fried tofu) | fried leek and squid (eringi mushroom) | egg jelly (shiitake mushroom) | pickles | pineapple and strawberry
BETWEEN-MEALS --- dry Japanese kuzu candy | powdered green tea
DINNER --- simmered vegetables (chicken ball, radish, carrot, bamboo shoot, lotus root, dried shiitake mushroom and konnyaku) | simmered mottled kidney beans | various leavings | bread and cheese

We got a prize from All About Japan site. Let's make special dish to commemorate it. No the menu was as usual ^ ^.

2005-02-14 Mon

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (tofu and nameko mushroom) | grilled dried horse mackerel | grated yam and natto | simmered kidney bean | fried radish's leaf with miso | nori seaweed | pickles | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | grilled miso flavored yellowtail | fried potherb mustard and baby sardine (deep-fried tofu and shimeji mushroom) | egg jelly (ginger flavored) | rolled chicken with deep-fried tofu (by Meh) | pickles | orange, kiwi and apple
BETWEEN-MEALS --- truffe chocolate | coffee
DINNER --- fried oyster | white meat and Chinese jellyfish salad (cucumber, enoki mushroom and tomato) | simmered pinto bean | simmered cod with leek | dressed steamed taro with yuzu miso paste | Pickled turnip and yellowtail with malted rice | cheese | three kinds of bread | red wine

It was typical Japanese breakfast today.

2005-02-13 sun

BRUNCH (Peco and Tomi) at udon noodles bar --- udon noodles | rice ball
BRUNCH (Poco) --- apple, banana and blueberry | bread | tea
Dinner --- simmered cod with leek (by Tomi) | dressed steamed taro with yuzu miso paste | rice gruel and sesame dumpling of Chinese restaurant

Who should cook cod for the dinner of the last day of consecutive holidays but Tomi!

2005-02-12 Sat

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Tomi went to Chinese restaurant after ski. Peco gave all her meal time to eat soba noodles, Poco also had soba noodles with her at dinner. We eat out each.

2005-02-11 Fri

BRUNCH (Peco and Tomi) at udon noodles bar --- udon noodles | rice ball
BRUNCH (Poco) --- apple, banana and blueberry | bread | coffee
DINNER at Italian restaurant --- Spumante (Opere Brut Rose / Opere Trevijiane - Villa sandi) | three kinds of bread | six kinds of Antipasti | red wine (LAGREIN 1999 / J. Hofstatter) | whitebait and Okinawan herbs pasta | lasagna and poached egg of guinea hen | sauteed calf with potato gnocchi | strawberry mousses, sweet potato pudding, meringue sweets´╝ëTiramisu | espresso

We had happy dinner at italian restaurant to celebrate Uriko's birthday.

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the third time la vita
( at Italian restaurant / 2005-02-11 / Poco )
2005-02-10 Thu

BREAKFAST --- gohan | salmon and avocado dressed with grated yam (wasabi, sesame and nori seaweed) | pork miso soup (sweet potato, Chinese cabbage, carrot, konnyaku and hiratake mushroom) | pickles (turnip, carrot, eggplant and cucumber)
LUNCH --- gohan | steamed and dressed taro with miso | simmered eel with egg (burdock, shimeji mushroom and leek) | pickles | orange and kiwi
BETWEEN-MEALS --- apple and milk jelly | Chinese tea
DINNER --- fried mackerel and croquette | kimuchi udon noodles | sauteed radish's peel | braized kiriboshi-daikon and dried shiitake mushroom | dressed white meat and hijiki seaweed with ume plum paste | pickles | cheese | bread | strawberry

The taro - wash in the cold water, steam, peel and dress with homemade yuzu miso can't be no-good.

2005-02-09 Wed

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (pumpkin) | braized kiriboshi-daikon and dried shiitake mushroom | natto
LUNCH --- gohan | simmered rib of pork, hiratake mushroom, bamboo shoot and boiled qinggengcai | simmered fu, dried shiitake mushroom and scallop | pickles | pineapple, kiwi and kumquat
BETWEEN-MEALS --- ice cream (strawberry, vanilla, cookie and cream) | coffee
DINNER --- udon noodles with grated yam, spinach and deep-fried tofu (only Tomi) | pressed sushi with mackerel | simmered kipper and potatoes | sauteed radish's peel (maitake mushroom and minced chicken) | strawberry | apple and milk jelly (only Tomi) | cheese, cracker and red wine

Tasty dish was selled like hot cakes.

2005-02-08 Tue

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (sardine ball, radish, carrot, mushroom and deep-fried tofu) | dressed komatsua with sesame paste | sugar flavored kidney beans | pickles (turnip, carrot, cucumber and eggplant) | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | grilled salmon | simmered sweet potato | dressed white meat and hijiki seaweed with ume plum paste | pickles (turnip, carrot, cucumber and eggplant) | orange and kiwi
BETWEEN-MEALS --- sweets of yuzu | coffee
DINNER --- simmered radish and pickled radish's leaf | breaded pork cutlet and fried prawns | soymilk soup of cabbage | rice gruel

I was unsuccessful with the intention of making tofu with soy milk for breakfast. So I made soy milk soup using it for dinner ^ ^.

2005-02-07 Mon

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (burdock and egg) | steamed cabbage with deep-fried tofu and mushroom) | grilled pickled sardine with grated radish | grated yam and natto | tomato | pickles (turnip, carrot, eggplant and cucumber) | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | simmered radish and fried pork (shimeji mushroomd and greens) | boiled potherb mustard and yuba (shiitake mushroom) | pickles (turnip, carrot, eggplant and cucumber) | persimmon
BETWEEN-MEALS --- chiffon cake | tea
DINNER --- kimuchi nabe | croquette and fried rolled sardine with shiso leaves | simmered soybean | Sauteed okara | rooled sushi | pickles | cheese and cracker | strawberry

A spring cabbage was sweet just like the one which was sprinkled sugar.

2005-02-06 Sun

BRUNCH at udon noodles bar -- udon noodles with curry | udon noodles with wakame seaweed | eice ball
DINNER --- cooked ricw with roasted soybean, burdock, carrot, deep-fried tofu, shuredded konbu and baby sardine) | one-pot dish of tofu and nameko | sugar flavored kidney beans | dried horse mackerel with mirin | pickles (turnip, carrot and eggplant) | strawberry

I roasted soy beans in an earthenware pan and cooked rice with them. And soup of tofu and nameko mushroom using brand-new earthenware pot. I have nothing more to say.

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cooked rice with roasted soybean and one-pot dish
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( 2005-02-06 / Poco )
2005-02-05 Sat

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Tomi and Peco treaded their usual brunch at udon noodes bar and Poco had buckwheat crepe. At night we had sushi after seeing a play.

2005-02-04 Fri

BREAKFAST --- gohan | one-pot dish of oyster and mushrooms with miso (tofu and deep-fried tofu) | boiled spinach (shredded dried bonito) | pickles | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | boiled broccoli with starchy sauce of mushrooms and scallop | sauteed lotus root | spring roll | pickles | orange and kiwi
BETWEEN-MEALS --- soft round rice cake stuffed with sweet bean jam | coffee
DINNER --- various leavings

We had all leavings at Friday's night.

2005-02-03 Thu

BREAKFAST --- gohan | miso soup (radish's leaf and deep-fried tofu) | chop suey (Chinese cabbage, pork, carrot, onion, eringi mushroom, kikurage mushroom, corn, squid and quail's egg) | grated yam and natto | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | rolled egg | grilled dried squid | boiled potato and komtsuna with anchovy (shimeji mushroom) | pickles (carrot, cucumber and eggplant) | kiwi
BETWEEN-MEALS --- cookies | coffee
DINNER --- simmered vegetables (taro, carrot, burdock, lotus root, konnyaku, dried shiitake mushroom and tied konbu) | Chinese jelly fish salad (cucumber, tomato and enoki mushroom) | simmered pinto bean | rice gruel | rolled sushi | persimmon

In the breakfast, we had chop suey which was packed livelily with taste of ingredients, and in the dinner, simmered vegetables which had really good harmony.

2005-02-02 Wed

BREAKFAST --- rice cooked with hijiki seaweed (taro and deep-fried tofu) | miso soup - grated lotus root | simmered pinto bean | sesame pudding | pickles | apple
LUNCH --- rice cooked with hijiki seaweed | grilled salmon | simmered turnip and minced chicken with starchy sauce (turnip's leaf and tied konbu) | simmered dice sweet potato | pickles | kiwi
BETWEEN-MEALS --- cake roll | coffee
DINNER (Tomi) --- hot udon noodles with sake lee | boiled bean sprout (Chinese pickles and shimeji mushroom) | grilled beef | sauteed radish's peel | apple jelly
DINNER (Peco and Poco) --- soup with sake lee | boiled bean sprout | pickles | hot udon noodles (Peco) | cheese, cracker and red wine (Poco)

When pinto bean is dry it's round, but after soaking it becomes flat. It takes me by surprise.

2005-02-01 Tue

BREAKFAST --- gohan | one-pot dish of potherb mustard (sliced pork, deep-fried tofu, tofu, yuba and enoki mushroom) | grilled dried fish | apple
LUNCH --- gohan | ohitashi - spinach and kiriboshi-daikon ginger flavored | simmered satoimo and squid | orange and kiwi
BETWEEN-MEALS --- barley floured sweets | cinnamon flavored milk tea
DINNER --- simmered potato and boned rib of pork (carrot and onion) | various leavings | pickles | cheese, dried grape and cracker | red wine

The snow lay into a little mound and we feel good one-pot dish or simmered dish more.

January 2005 >