Yay! It’s Friday! *does TGIF dance*
For whatever reason, I’ve mistakenly thought that everyday this week was Friday, so I’m especially glad this week that today, it is indeed Friday. It’s always a pain when you wake up in the morning thinking it’s Friday, and then suddenly realize it’s a weekday earlier in the week. The opposite, however, is awesome. You know when you wake up Saturday or Sunday morning and think it’s a week day, and you have to wake up? And then you suddenly realize it’s actually Saturday/Sunday, and you can go back to sleep. Best realization ever!
I tried out a new recipe for dinner last night, courtesy of Our Best Bites. If you’ve never checked it out, it’s a great food blog done by two lovely ladies. I decided to try a recipe I found on their site for Asian Lettuce Wraps, and it turned out great! Hisa and I both really liked them.
We had to skip the cilantro (hard to come by in Japan, and expensive when you can find it), but they were still really good. A warning though, these are pretty messy to eat, whatever you’re level of lettuce wrapping (I’m a pretty good lettuce wrapper if I do say so myself, but they were still pretty messy). It’s totally worth making them, however, because they’re so good! Next time I make them (and there will be a next time), I think I’m going to try adding some peanuts to the chicken mix.
I served the lettuce wraps with a vegetable soup, but they’d also go great with steamed rice.
Check out the recipe here.
Happy cooking, and have a great weekend!