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November 15, 2012

The kitchen has been getting a workout. I am not sure if it is the inevitable nesting bug {32 weeks?} or just a need for more wholesome and delicious meals in this hectic space but we are cooking as a family and loving it.

If only I thought to take some photos as we create. A few have been captured.

I lived in Japan for two years when I was young and miss the quick gyozas and ramen noodles that we could devour as fast food. Craving was sorted on a night home alone {p sleeping} with a homemade and veggie version. Simple and divine.


 1:: wonton wrappers and chopped red cabbage, sprinkled with sea salt and ground black pepper.


 2:: fill dumplings and use a fork to make the edges...frilly.


 3:: serve with a sauce of ginger, soy, rice wine and chili flakes. Kimchi ramen necessary to accompany.


:: this scrumptious mix is a recipe for apple, oat & maple slice. Found at this scrumptious space.


:: we ate it as both a soft granola bar and warmed up with vanilla bean ice cream. 

Proof of kitchen life. Messy but nourishing. As I am learning all areas of life should be.
♡ ashley




7 comments:

  1. So much yummy goodness! Those wrappers sound delicious as does the granola bar.
    x

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  2. Ooooo yummO! You are either seriously nesting or intending to start up a delicious restaurant.
    Would love to see a bump pic, 32 weeks, WOW! Not long to go :) xo

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  3. I've never heard of gyozas. They look delicious. And I've been meaning to try Natalies apple, oat and maple slice too! When I was pregnant with Skye I couldn't stop baking cakes and with Joy...it was baking bread. And yes, mess is a part of life isn't it? I'm learning to look at mess in a new light. I like to call it happy mess ;)

    I hope you're having a beautiful week Ashley.

    xx

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  4. Yum .... those dumplings and sipping sauce! Kellie xx

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  5. Yummo, those gyozas look delicious! They are going on my list of meals to try, along with rice paper rolls (can you believe I've never made them myself?!). I tried Natalie's oat slice a few weeks ago - delicious. I need to make it again!

    Messy but nourishing - I like this. I will remember it xxx

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  6. Ooo they look lovely! So glad you tried the slice :) and thanks for the sweet mention. X

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