I may have mentioned it once before–I am doing the Whole30 this month! I’m just over halfway through. This isn’t too different than anything I’ve done before, except for one thing…dairy. Before this month, I’d never actually given up dairy before. I love Cheese and Butter, what can I say? However, I’m definitely one for playing by the rules, and Cheese has been put aside for now.
When I made this sauce, it was like my dreams came true! It’s creamy and savoury and delicious. You won’t believe it. Pour it over steamed Spaghetti Squash or Zucchini noodles, and you’ll be in creamy pasta heaven! Seriously, I made it myself, and I kept getting nervous that I was accidentally eating cream.
“We are moved to tears by the size of this thing.”
-King of All Cosmos, Katamari Damacy.
You have to have played this game to understand it. Please tell me you have played this game? If not, watch the intro, it will help. A little bit. The main premise of the game is that The King of All Cosmos gets extremely drunk and destroys all the stars and planets. It’s up to his son, The Prince, to use the Katamari to roll things on Earth up into balls in order to make new planets and stars. This may sound odd, but actually this game is extremely fun and amusing. Speding hours creating chaos by rolling up everything from paper clips, to cows, to clouds, to the Statue of Liberty…
My favourite level is the one where you are rolling around an underweight Sumo wrestler, and you must fatten him up by rolling up tons of food. Then, eventually, you must roll him into his opponent and win the match!
We love this game so much that my family has made costumes from it…yes, we have our very own Katamari. I’m the one in red, in case anyone was curious.
These Majestic Meatballs are inspired by the whimsy and wonder that is The King. So changeable, so mysterious, so…bulging…
It’s a lovely thing to be able to take advantage of fresh, in-season produce. There are some things that you absolutely should not make if you can’t have the real deal. The flavour just can’t compare! If you’re lucky, peaches should be popping up at your grocery stores and, even better, Farmer’s Markets! Delicious! This dessert isn’t very fussy, and is simple to throw together. Fresh and delightful, and there are no ovens involved!
Previously I’ve mentioned that my Dad and little sister have a small farm, where they grow small crops of produce for our personal consumption. It’s always a work in progress, and they’re always trying new things. Depending on the weather, and the season, different things either succeed or fail, so we’ve got a variety of goodies to eat each summer. This year we have an absolute bumper crop of delicious, fresh, Tomatoes. As someone who absolutely loves Tomatoes, this is like heaven to me!
Now, I’m currently doing a Whole 30, so this recipe is off limits for me due to the small amount of honey in it, but if you tolerate it well, then this is a perfectly refreshing dessert or palate cleanser.
I’ve been trying out my hand at some illustrated typography these days, so let me know what you guys think of it!