Happy National Raisin Bran Cereal Day! Enjoy Your Breakfast!

Happy National Raisin Bran Cereal Day!    As I share my recipes based on food holidays, I receive comments saying “oh I didn’t know that national day existed” and trust me, I am nodding and saying “yes it was actually my first time to know too” to each and every comment. Back in March 7th,…

It’s National Pepper Month! Try Washoku with Okaka Bell Pepper

November is National Pepper Month! Some of you love to grow veggies/flowers in your garden, and you probably think “wait, isn’t pepper’s peak season July through September? It’s November, duh!”  Yes, I thought exactly the same as you. I don’t know how National Pepper Month falls into November, but oh well, I’m going to talk…

Happy Halloween & National Caramel Apple Day!

The first one to be mentioned today is of course Halloween. As this year’s Halloween falls on Monday, the first weekday, so a lot of people might have gone trick or treating yesterday. Us too, as today is also National Caramel Apple Day, we indulged Sunday-Funday with a nice brunch.   <Today’s Food> Caramel Apple…

Let’s Say Yay to No-Waste Cooking! Crispy Salmon Skin Hand Roll

Happy International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste! Today is a very important day to look back at how we are doing to keep this beautiful planet.    In Japanese schools, the exact same menu is served to not only students but also teachers, school nurses, janitors and of course, cooks. They eat…

Happy National Dumpling Day! Quick Photo of My Homemade Momo

Happy (belated) National Dumpling Day! Haha, I’m a day late but I want to talk about it. I’m sure a lot of people love Asian appetizer gems of dumplings like gyoza, xiao long bao, shumai, momo etc…me too! So I made Nepalise inspired momo from scratch!