Fruit Punch

Agh, I think we’ve been kind of tired lately. I feel like everyday passes so quickly, and when it’s already time that I’m supposed to start cooking, I’m like “Hey, already!?”   My dinner buddy seems tired too…Or did he just have a big snack? When I ask him “What do you feel like eating…

Classic Daiquiri ~Hope~

Happy National Daiquiri Day! If you love this refreshing yet strong drink, let’s have a glass and get tipsy!   Now I have a confession to make…I thought classic daiquiri is flavored in strawberry. That’s because whenever I see “daiquiri” sold in a restaurant with a bar or at liquor stores, they’re always in the…

Double Citrus Mojito

Happy National Mojito Day! If you’re a fan of the refreshing boozy drink, let’s raise your glass now!   As it is summer, our neighbor’s grocery stores have blooming fresh mints and lemon/limes. My body was expecting a nice cold drink over the past weekend, so here it is: boozy party time!    I had…

Rose Lassi

Happy International Kissing Day! …Well, I think I feel like having deja vu from the last time I greeted you by saying “Happy National Kissing Day” 2 weeks ago. But if you are an attention-to-detail-type of person, right, it’s “International” Kissing Day, the world holiday haha!    When the kissing concerns, you might feel whether…

Apricot Boba Milk Tea

Happy National Tapioca Day! Did you know, today 6/28 is the day to enjoy tapioca!   I learned about tapioca after I moved to the US. One of my friends took me to Taiwanese cafe and it was my first time to try a glass of boba milk tea. At first I felt weird because…

Apple, Orange, Pineapple Smoothie

Happy National Pineapple Day! Did you know, today 6/27 is the day to enjoy some pineapple.   Fresh pineapples used to be super rare finds when I was a kid, so I used to enjoy pineapples either as juice or canned. My home country Japan isn’t in the range of tropical climate, so fresh ones…