Crunchyroll #50: Naruto’s Ramen from “Naruto”

I revisit this classic in celebration of my two year anniversary! Check out the recipe here!

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Happy Anniversary to me! It’s my two year food-blog anniversary, and my one year Crunchyroll anniversary. I’m not normally one for celebrating, but I have a commentor who has been dying for me to do a video tutorial of my Naruto ramen recipe, and since that recipe was the very first thing I ever covered, I thought it would be fun to go back and take a look at the iconic dish and evaluate my recipe to see what I would change, knowing what I know now, compared to what I knew then.

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Crunchyroll #49: Souffle Omelette from “Shokugeki no Soma”

Learn how to make it here! 

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Ok, ok, if you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you’ll know I hate eggs. However, I’m determined to turn a new leaf. Just two months ago I ate a boiled egg that was in some soup my mom made. I was very proud of myself. When a commenter asked me to make the Soufflé Omelette from Food Wars!, I thought I would give it a try because it just looks so fluffy and yummy.

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Crunchyroll #43: Manju from “Sakura Quest”

Learn how to make it here! 

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Manju! Who would have expected that these little sweets would show up in Sakura Quest? Koharu, the main character, has been summoned out to a village that has been left behind by the times. Her job is to be their new Queen in the hopes of bringing tourism to the area. The village is a little old-fashioned and quaint, so I guess it makes sense that manju are featured as opposed to, say, a more trendy dessert, like pancakes or crepes. Manju are definitely a more traditional kind of sweet, typically filled with red bean paste. I actually haven’t tried manju in real life, as I’m not a huge fan of red bean paste. However, red bean paste is a traditional sweet in Japan and is commonly found in a lot of confections like mochi, anpan, taiyaki, and manju. 


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