Archive for September, 2008

Miso stir fry

Stir-fried veggies with miso

Stir-fried veggies with miso

Our basic staple meal is a vegetable stir fry, rice, and miso soup. This particular stir fry has a miso-based sauce, topped with sesame seeds. The veggies are green bell pepper, white onions, carrots, and shitake mushrooms. Oh, and it had pork (or was it chicken?), too, which I picked out… The soup is one of Yusuke’s favourites: miso with eggs and baby spinach.

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Basil pasta and shrimp salad

basil pasta and shrimp salad

basil pasta and shrimp salad

This tasty spaghetti dish has basil, garlic, and olive oil. The cold salad was a perfect match: shrimp, tomatoes, white onions, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and baby spinach. The soup is seaweed and bean sprouts. When the seaweed boils, it adds a certain thickness to the soup, but the seaweed—or more precisely, wakame—itself keeps its firmness (not mushy). The bean sprouts also remain delightfully crunchy in soup. The garlic content of the salad and pasta was perfect, although after-dinner mints were most certainly required. Fortunately, we didn’t have any important networking to do after dinner…

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