Inari-zushi

Happy International Sushi Day!  Did you know, today(6/18) is the day to enjoy Sushi world wide!    A lot of people would think about having nigiri or rolls, but did you notice something slipped from your mind: Inari!  Inari is a type of sushi wrapped with thin, fried tofu that is cooked in the sweet…

Cauliflower Fried “Rice”

Happy National Eat Your Vegetables Day!  Did you know, today 6/17 is the day to enjoy yummy vegetables!  To celebrate this day, I want to give a little twist on my food to get as many vegetables as possible.    Have you seen rice cauliflower in the produce section or frozen food aisle? When there…

Red Onion Bonito Sourplum Salad

Do you consider what kind of onion you use depending on what you are cooking?  I personally don’t care about it, so onion usually means brown onion, the most reasonable and can go with any food. But sometimes white, red onions are on sale and sometimes I changed what onion I’d bring home. This time…

Colorful Veggies Balsamic Stir-Fry

Oops! I accidentally opened canned young corn thinking it’s kernel corn! Young corn is a good vegetable to put yellow on a plate especially it’s Asian food, but even though corn and young corn are the same corn, the texture and flavor is slightly different. But once I open the can, I need to use…

Slimy Avocado Topping in Wasabi Ume Flavor

What I liked about having my own little garden is that I can use them for my cooking! (I know someone would ask me, hey where is a flower? Currently only edible flowers are allowed in my garden!) It’s good to see they are growing, and a little sad after harvest. But don’t worry, they…

Grilled Tzatziki Corn

Happy National Corn on the Cob Day!  Did you know, today(6/11) is the day to appreciate the yummy summer veg: corns!  As long as it’s a celebration day, what do people in America do? BBQ!    When I lived in Seattle, my neighbor had a very good turkey restaurant and I miss it a lot…