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This was my first time making and tasting Ama-zake. The literal translation of Ama-zake is “sweet Sake”, but it does not contain any alcohol. This is a popular drink in Japan usually served around new year, but I hear that it has become a popular drink and now a lot of people drink it all […]

Mulled Nigori Sake

We were at the local European style Christmas market the other day. It was cold, and the first thing we wanted was a hot drink that would warm us up. Apparently everyone had the same idea, and we waited in a line for a while to finally get mulled wine. It was delicious, and that […]

Homemade Vegan Butter

Since we switched to the 100% plant based diet from 95% about two months ago, things have been going very well. I really don’t miss non-plant food, but there was one thing that I would occasionally wish I could have. Butter! Especially when I have my freshly home-baked bread, I wish I could spread that […]

Strawberry Latte

I’ve never been a big fan of flavored latte until recently. I like coffee and I do enjoy going to coffee shops, but I almost always order drip coffee (or chai if it doesn’t come from a box). But a few months ago a new coffee shop opened near our house, and the first time […]

Cold Press

99.9% of the things you see on this blog are made by me. But this is one of a few things that are made by my husband in our household. And I love it! Homemade Cold Press Coffee! I don’t know exactly how he makes it, but I know the process involves a few steps. […]

Sparkling Sangria

Although the whole holiday season is over, I’m still in kind of a festive mood. So I quickly grabbed a bottle when I saw sparkling cider still being sold at the local grocery store. This drink is not only tasty but also very pretty! Sparkling Sangria red wine sparkling cider orange slices black berries 1. […]

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