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!

Happy National Fried Rice Day! Takana(高菜) Pickles Fried Rice

Happy National Fried Rice Day! Today is the day to enjoy this versatile, perfect for cleaning up the fridge.    Whenever I have leftover rice from the previous dinner, they pretty much transform into fried rice for lunch. Usually I use diced onions, carrots, and seasoned with ginger and garlic with a sprinkle of salt…

Let’s Celebrate National Papaya Month! Papaya Berry Smoothie

September is National Papaya Day, so let’s enjoy some sweet fresh papaya this month! It’s also National Better Breakfast Month, so how about making some healthy and yummy smoothies?   I kinda feel guilty calling this for today’s recipe, but it’s my blog style so bear with me!   Ready to check the recipe? Let’s…

Crispy Fried Tofu Steak to Celebrate National Tofu Day

Tomorrow, September 1st, is National Tofu Day! (And wow, hello September, our final 4 months of 2022!!) We had World Tofu Day a few weeks ago and here comes National Tofu Day:)   I usually enjoy ordinary white tofu in a variety of ways, but we can’t forget about there are actually several types of…

Thai Fusion Burger and Burger Chain Restaurants in the World

Happy National Burger Day!    We love Thai food and when we found a burger patty that was inspired by Thai cuisine at Trader Joe’s frozen food aisle, we were so excited. As we looked at the ingredients list, we also found out it’s vegan friendly so the packet was sucked into our shopping basket…