My English teacher made the special drink for Christmas, and we enjoyed drinking it when I went to her house. The drink is called "Hot Apple Cider". Why "cider"? Because soda is usually called cider in Japan. She said cider is apple juice or apple alcoholic drink. I didn't know that. And this hot apple drink included cloves, cinnamon, vanillabeans and star anise. It was so delicious, good smell, and it must be a very healthy drink. I love it, so I want to try making it at home!
Christmas is coming soon, isn't it? I guess you have Christmas party with someone. Have you ever eaten traditional Christmas pudding? The day before yesterday, I ate the Traditional British Christmas pudding made by my English teacher for the first time. It was so delicious and so exciting! The ingredients were special, especially, she used the fat called "Suet" instead of butter. Do you know suet? It's a hard animal fat which grows around the kidneys of cows and sheep. Yeah, it's a specialized product. She said the texture is special and another fat like butter or shortening cannot be used. So she had to find the shop that is selling suet. And the pudding was mixed suet, brown bread, some dried fruits and spices ,etc. After two weeks, it was steamed about for one hour. And then, it was fired with cognac! Wooow, we were very excited by the flambe pudding!! And it had a really good smell. We enjoyed eating this traditional British Christmas pudding with ice cream. Yummy! I was sooooo happy!! And I heard it was the recipe of her mother. So I appreciate very much to her and her mother. Thank you!!!
Hi, thanks for coming to my blog. Wow,one week passed already since December started. I've been busy these days. How about you? Well I'm making soil for my vegetable's small garden right now. So I picked up fallen leaves at the park near my house, and then I covered soil by the fallen leaves because to protect soil from dryness. Ah, I mixed some organic garbage to the soil. It will be delicious soil! Yeah, the snowman has keeping an eye on my soil;)