Saturday, August 22, 2009

Jojo and Sushi~



What does one have to do w/ the other?

Jojo is my childhood friend and we went out to lunch and shopped:)Before and after lunch:)

In one store she spotted this set and said Oh..look how cute!!

I agreed.They pulled at my heartstrings for certain!
I like sushi..I say "I like" so that I will not be misrepresenting myself..as in making believe I am a connaisseur of real sushi.
What I LOVE..are California Rolls(I think I would like California too:) )

Caroline and Frédérick introduced me to this in their first apartment/home:)

I never even hesitated..I think.. and bought this darling set..and thought..I will buy rolls and serve to Jacques..and I..


But I had everything here..
So this Thursday AM..in a nice sunny kitchen..I made the rice..

and then the clouds rolled in..:(

But I continued..I made 2 long California rolls ..I enjoy making these..The Sheets.. the crab.. the wasabi.. the green onions.. the pickled ginger!:)

I sliced them up this evening and we had them as a pre-dinner~




I think I like them even more now.. w/ Tamari held by my sweet chefs:)

I can't wait to make them again..w/ Shrimp next time?

I am so happy my friend spotted them..
They make me happy..





Bye for now:)~Bon Samedi~

22 comments:

  1. Awwww. These are darling! and I KNOW the sushi tasted better because it was served so stylishly.

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  2. you already know i think these are just darling~

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  3. Oh Monique, those are just to cute for words.

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  4. Tes photos sont à tomber une fois de plus!

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  5. So charming and extra nice since you were with your good friend when you got them. How could you not love sushi with these?

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  6. They are so cute! Perfect for sushi and a nice memento of your lunch and shopping with Jojo :)

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  7. Those are just adorable M...
    Love them!

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  8. Oh, these are too cute for words! I burst out laughing in amusement :) How can a meal not be enjoyable when you have something like them as accompaniment? You did the rolls beautifully. Not a rice grain out of place ... wonderful presentation!

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  9. I could not have resisted those either!

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  10. awwww....these are so adorable!

    I would have bought these too!

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  11. Where did you get these? I would love to buy a set for my new place!! If you can let me know, that would be great. Thanks!!

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  12. Oh how you love food and how you must enjoy every meal. It looks to me that you love feeding your husband and family and friends. I can imagine sitting at your table and being loved on. I hope one day to be able to serve my friends with the same love and detail that you show. And your photos are incredible I love your vision. I just love visiting your blog.

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  13. How adorable!! I would have bought them without a second thought myself. I hope I bump into something as beautiful as those somewhere soon.

    It makes cooking so worthwhile. Beautiful pictures as always Monique!

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  14. I see we would all enjoy shopping together..Thanks I thought they were sweet and still do..I bought them at Stokes..the name brand is JO!E..

    They make many unique kitchen items.
    I hope you find some.I know one of my daughters would like some too:)

    LT I was thinking of you who have so much knowledge in asian type techniques and cooking..hoping they would be alright:)
    I was glad they held together well.

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  15. What a cute sushi set! I think I might have to go out and get one of my own :)

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  16. I totally covet your little sushi set.
    Thanks for sharing so much adorableness!

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  17. Monique, your dinners are always quite an event. I love this set, and I know I wouldn't have hesitated to bring it home with me.
    And the Carifonia lolls look delicious.

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  18. I really like california rolls, but I'm IN LOVE with your little shushi men! how cute are these?

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  19. Oooh...super cute. I want one too! I can't live without spicy tuna rolls. That's my favourite.

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  20. These little guys just make you smile! What a fun way to serve Sushi.

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