My friend, who is known on the web as "Baroque Diva," asked me to write a guest post on Japanese food for her blog, "Delicious Bytes." Without naming names, that would be this person:
(Ancient history... that picture is almost 7 years old!)
"Baroque Diva" writes about food and life in Boston and wherever her performance schedule takes her (she's an opera singer). Go check it out--you can also read about how I met this amazing person! :)
I decided to write about Tonjiru (豚汁), a hearty miso soup with root vegetables and pork. I originally received the recipe from Ronna Husby, who was my preschool teacher, and who now lives in Tokyo! (I get to see her in April, yay!) I incorporated some of my own ideas, too--I usually do when I'm cooking. Here's a picture to whet your appetite:
This recipe is the honorable mention for the recipe contest I announced in our September newsletter. Congratulations, Ronna... and thanks! The first place recipe (Tora's Hot and Sour Soup) is coming soon!