September 19th, Tuesday:
- Minced Meat Rice (Egg, Green Bean, Chicken, Konnyaku)
- Miso Soup (Winter Mushrooms, Tofu, Green Onion)
- Shrimp Dumplings
- Kcal: 779
Soboro (minced meat) is ground pork, chicken or fish meat boiled and separated into pieces plus a plain or seasoned beaten egg that is scattered and fried in a pan until all the liquid is gone.
Again, I didn’t eat kyuushoku today. Instead, I boiled up some soba at home and ate that. For dessert, I had some very delicious 薩摩芋納豆 (candied and dried sweet potatoes), as pictured above. Note my extremely awesome chopsticks. One says “Boys, Be, Ambitious!” and the other says “クラーク専士” (Prof. Clark) who was a director at the Hokkaido Agricultural College. I bought them at the Sapporo Clock Tower. Prof. Clark’s other famous quote is “Be gentlemen” and Clark himself seemed to follow his own advice. Unfortunately this world is not so kind to gentlemen, and he ended up dying in disgrace. It’s a bit saddening.
So here is a nice little song to cheer you up: