Soot Balls
Friday, December 26, 2008

As you may know, Spirited Away is one of my favorite films.  I was surprised to find that these little guys had made their way into one of my Christmas presents, containing a replacement cookbook.  Or, maybe it was the original cookbook that had gone missing...and they were returning it!!

Here's a scene from the film:

They like to eat the little stars that you use to decorate cakes.  Fortunately I had some on hand!


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Konpeito!  Well now, I've learned something new.    Thanks for that.
Posted by Carolyn on Thursday, October 15, 2009
They're soo adorable.. the candy's actually called konpeito and it tastes like rock candy.
Posted by Janet on Thursday, October 15, 2009
Too cute!!
Posted by Barbara on Sunday, December 28, 2008
Remember:  wherever you go, there you are.
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