クリスマス頃ヨセミテ近郊の「Mugen Retreat」にてマクロビオティック合宿しました。ロサンゼルスから高速を北へ飛ばして4時間から4時間半。ベニスの"Seed Kitchen"に寄って、「ホリデー丼」をテイクアウト。 (Holiday Bowl @ Seed Kitchen ↓ ) "Vegan Dinner, Mugen Retreat 1": I spent my Christmas holiday at "Mugen Retreat" in North Fork near Yosemite, CA. It's about 4 to 4.5 hours drive to North from Los Angeles. We got took out "Holiday Bowl" from "Seed Kitchen" in Venice on the way. The Holiday Bowl is only available at "Seed Kitchen" from November to December 28th every year. It has Kabocha Squash, Sweet Potato, Seitan, Kale, and Cranberry Sauce on top of Organic Brown Rice.
Eric and Sanae, a married couple who owns "Seed Kichen" purchased a six acre property with in North Fork, near Yosemite eight years ago. There are three old and abandoned buildings, a horse stable, and a newly remodeled 3 Bedroom lodge house, small rivers, bridges, and mountains.
「ムゲン」リトリート Mugen Retreat 3ベッドルームのロッジハウス
Three Bedroom Lodge House
「ムゲン」リトリート Mugen Retreat 小川 / Small River 雨や雪が降ったあとは、水が集まり、小川ができます。落ち葉がたまり、日光を浴びてきれいでした。
Small rivers are naturally formed after rain and snow. Fallen leaves are accumulated. It was so beautiful with sunlight.
Here are Macrobiotic dinner the chef Eric made for us on Dec. 23, 2012. It was a casual dinner at the kitchen. All ingredients are vegetable. From Left, Cranberry Sauce, Seitan Pâté (foie gras flavor), Pickled Olive, Mushroom Pâté, and Crackers.
エリックさんと草千さん Eric and Sanae 前菜を食べながら、だんらんの一時。これらの前菜は全て、エリックさんの手作り。
We chatted and relaxed while having appetizers. Eric home-made all of these Appetizers.
緑の野菜（青梗菜） Green Vegetable (Bok Choy) オーガニック無農薬チンゲンサイの緑色の部分のみ使用した贅沢な野菜料理。
Only the green portion of Organic Bok Choy were used.
Sanae and Eric have six Golden Retriever dogs and a cat. They take all dogs and the cat to North Fork all the time. Three of them are young, one and a half to two and a half years old, and they get excited during our dinner. We asked them to wait outside the dining room, and they kept staring at us through the door glass.
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