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Wayne and I took a two week trip to Japan in Feb/March 2009. We spent one week in Tokyo and one week in Kyoto and Koyasan. This post lists many of the highlights - places we visited, cafes and restaurants we explored - many vegetarian, macrobiotic, or shojin-ryori.
Charlotte's edamame soup recipe was a big hit with Wayne - a bit of olive oil, potato, frozen edamame beans, and vegetable stock come together to make a satisfying, protein packed bowl, of pale green tastiness.
Not a traditional lasagna recipe by any account - a healthier version that is still quite decadent. Imagine a lasagna, but instead of using pasta noodles, I used crispy, whole-grain crackers. Most people use pound after pound of beef and/or sausage, and then more beef. Instead, I pureed cottage cheese (which gets silky smooth), and thinned it out with a bit of milk and a couple eggs - some chopped mushrooms and spinach are included as well.