Today I went to the Earth Embassy’s Solar Cafe (http://www.earthembassy.org/) in Kawaguchiko (just outside Tokyo) with my parents.
In an area that is so beautiful, the Solar Cafe grows all of it’s produce - including pumpkins, kiwis and many types of herbs. We helped out for the day, planting seeds and weeding (which was actually quite therapeutic, there’s something about yanking out roots that appeals to me.)
The woman who runs it (Mitsuko) showed us all around the farm (which is 100% organic) and it really inspired me to eat much healthily. I don’t mean more fruit and veg (as a vegetarian, that’s kind of a given) but more organic food. We really don’t know what chemicals are floating around in those unnaturally red Japanese apples.
Anyway, the title refers to the food we ate in the Solar Cafe. Two huge pizzas were brought out: one was tomato, cheese, aubergine and herb pizza, the other was tomato and tofu pizza (YUM). We polished those two off, before being presented with a pizza that was…interesting.
This was our ‘dessert pizza’. It was banana, mild cheese and garlic pizza. And it was delicious (I’m still not quite sure how).