Avocado Creme Brulee

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Who doesn’t love creme brulee?  A cool creamy rich custard with a crunchy caramelized sugar topping is always winner in my books.  I came across this recipe for an avocado creme brulee a while back and had it bookmarked for ages.  I decided it was time to test out the recipe since I had all the ingredients on hand.

I love avocados and have ever since I was a little kid.  My mom always made us avocado shakes when we were young and I still love them to this day.  The avocado creme brulee taste like a thicken avocado shake with a brulee topping. Continue reading

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Sakura Sushi Japan

imageSurprisingly, hubby was the one with the sushi craving this time and since it was a chilly night we didn’t want to drive too far with a baby. We settled on Sakura Sushi Japan. The decor in the restaurant is pretty simple with tables, chairs, a few paintings in the wall and 2 tv screens. I often wonder why so many Asian restaurants have tvs in their restaurants but that’s a whole other discussion. Upon entering the restaurant we were greeted by all of it’s staff (2 servers and 2 sushi chefs). There was only one other table that was occupied which I found surprising given a Saturday night. Their menu has the usual offerings including bento boxes and sushi boats, which I haven’t seen in ages. Continue reading