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NTM: Cous Cous

cous cous

  Cous Cous is a “grain” that I’ve never tried before. I quote the word grain since I’ve read couscous isn’t actually a grain, but extremely tiny pasta. In fact, before I started cooking for myself and learning more about the great world of food, I didn’t even realize cous cous was a grain-like substance [...]

NTM Tuesday: Quinoa

quinoa

When I first started this bento journey in 2007, I knew I’d never make it if I didn’t (1) learn to cook and (2) expand my palate.  Before bento, I was a very limited eater.  I still am in some ways, but have grown to like other things.  This comes from trial and era.  Almost [...]