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Towering Genius: the Creation and Judgment of a Dessert Frankenstein

You might be a little baffled by this totally extra title, or perhaps you're already so used to my content that you didn't stop to wonder why I didn't even bother using an anime GIF to justify this post's occurrence. But dear readers, I have something sweet for you... Imagine that you ran into a… Continue reading Towering Genius: the Creation and Judgment of a Dessert Frankenstein

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Visiting Jiufen Pt. 2 (Lanterns, Taro Balls, and Spirited Away)

Pt. 2 of Moya being a tourist. Carrying on from where I last left off, my friend and I arrived in the town of Jiufen, famously (mis)attributed to be the model town for Spirited Away. A few years back when I last visited, you could hear Japanese and English being spoken everywhere, and would be greeted… Continue reading Visiting Jiufen Pt. 2 (Lanterns, Taro Balls, and Spirited Away)

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Anime Food Shiritori – Meal #4: Shinseki-don from Lucky Star

You might be wondering what in the world shinseki-don is. Perhaps you have heard of its relative, oyako-don. Well, you can find a detailed explanation at the bottom of the post in my discussion with Astral, but why spoil it for yourself. Go ahead and read the recipe first! (This is why I don't own a food blog.)… Continue reading Anime Food Shiritori – Meal #4: Shinseki-don from Lucky Star

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Anime Food Shiritori – Meal #2: Kinako Pan (Roasted Soybean Buns) from Date a Live

Bread-making is always such a pleasure. My yeast is slowly dying out in the freezer and my kinako powder has been in the cupboard forever. Now's their time to shine! For those who missed the first post of my collaboration with Astral, or isn't familiar with the game Shiritori, here is the simple explanation, copied… Continue reading Anime Food Shiritori – Meal #2: Kinako Pan (Roasted Soybean Buns) from Date a Live

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Anime Food Shiritori – Meal #1: Takoyaki from Mob Psycho 100 — The Zodiac Room

Collabs seem to be the only thing motivating me to blog in such a busy season, but this one is certainly a treat! Astral and I are doing an anime food collab where we take turns cooking/baking something anime-inspired. Check out his first post for exciting takoyaki photos and tips! Sheesh...he set the bar high...!… Continue reading Anime Food Shiritori – Meal #1: Takoyaki from Mob Psycho 100 — The Zodiac Room