Product Review: Ochazuke from Nagatanien

Since yesterday was National Beer Lover’s Day, I bet a lot of people had a fantastic Happy Hour last night. Do you remember how many glasses of drink you had? Depending how well today (or this week) goes, today’s dinner will be too much for your stomach after hangover.  To make sure you’ll recover from…

Product Review: Southeast Chili from Proper Good

Have you tried “Ready-to-Eat” soup from Proper Good?  I usually make soup from scratch in my kitchen, so I didn’t know about soups from the brand until a representative contacted me via Instagram DM.  (Visit my Instagram! The posting schedule is the same as a blog, but the captions are slightly different because I’m such…

Product Review: Kinako

What’s Kinako? It’s roasted soybean flour that goes great when you sprinkle over mochi rice cake or even in smoothie to put a nutty, earthy soy bean flavor in your food. They are loved by people from all generations, especially as wagashi(Japanese sweet treats) lovers, so when you visit Japanese themed restaurants or sweet shops,…

Product Review: Sauce for Spicy Garlic Eggplant from Lee Kum Kee

Every time I visit Chinese food restaurant, my dinner buddy has to be careful with what I order since they look similar all the time. Yes, I love eggplant stir fry from Chinese/Thai cuisine, but as long as we’ve got just 2 people, we need to compromise what each of us want to eat at…

Product Review: 12oz Porcelain Ramekin from Sweese

I recently welcomed a new buddy in my kitchen: Porcelain ramekins! I used to have a white 8oz set of 6, but since I had several moving they disappeared under confusion of packing. I was searching for the new set, but hadn’t make it happen until a few days ago. One day a representative from Sweese…

Product Review: Berry Hibiscus Tea

Happy National Iced Tea Day! Did you know, today 6/10 is the day to enjoy refreshing drink of iced tea! As a tea lover, I’ve tried a large variety of tea including black tea, green tea, or herb tea. I love to drink them both hot or cold, but since it’s a food holiday specifically…