Welcome to my blog.

After a few random posts I've decided to dedicate this blog to my life long project of Japanese food
and culture (and my life in general, especially my travels).

Since my first taste of sushi back in 1997 I've been interested in, and frequently been making
Japanese food.
My interest in the country and culture started long before and continues to evolve.
I was lucky to finally visit Japan in October 2008 and hope to be back soon.
In July 2012 I visited Japantown in San Fransisco, the next best thing!
I was lucky to be back in 2015, 2016 and 2017 thanks to the fact that we now have family living in California.
Both small and big adventures will from now on, as time permits, be shared with you.

I will post other recipes and pictures too, mainly cooking projects, plants and art projects
(including my new love - making kumihimo braided objects).

I hope you'll find it interesting, and feel free to leave a comment or ask questions!

I write mainly in English, but there will be some Norwegian too, especially posts about things
that mainly have Norwegian interest. Tutorials are bi-lingual.

Sunday, 29 May 2011

Lucky me! Soap in the mail.....

Last week I was lucky as I pressed the "like" button of the Facebook page "Grønn såpe" and won a piece of home made soap.
Grønn såpe on Facebook
Today it was waiting for me at home as I arrived from a weekend at my parents.

Look at the nice package! It smelled wonderful... I tried it at once. It left a nice, clean feeling without too much scent or no residue. A very good soap! I will get more for sure....
Get your own here: Grønn såpe på Epla (Norwegian customers)

My choice was the soap named "Ruby" because it had cherry blossom fragrance.... (yes, you figure why!)

- Clean Linuz

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