Simmering the Bolognese

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Simmering the Bolognese
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The meat, vegetables and milk, all simmering. No tomatoes yet.

Blog post at Tamarind and Thyme.

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5 spoonfuls of sugar and some soy.

餅 (Mochi)
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Mochi (もち)

Japanese rice "biscuits," which are often toasted over hot coals and served with sweetened soy sauce and nori.

These are commonly eaten all year, however copius amounts are consumed during New Year's Day festivities (in addition to saké, of course).