Curry Bun

Happy National Curry Week! Did you know, we’re in the special week to enjoy spicy yummy oh-everyone-loves food: curry!    Ever since I’ve been interested in baking bread from scratch, my dinner buddy always insists that I make some curry buns.    For those who aren’t familiar with curry buns, here is a basic info…

Cinnamon Raisin Bread Roll

Happy Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day! Did you know, today’s the day to enjoy cinnamon raisin bread either as cooking or of course, eating!    So cinnamon and raisins…do you like them?   When I was in elementary school, they served raisin bread sometimes but I saw a lot of kids picking it out from the…

Vegan Steamed Bao

Happy National Bao day! Did you know, 8/22 is the day to enjoy fluffy hot bao!   Looking back at my childhood, I ate a lot of bao as after school snacks. In Japan, we had juicy pork, curry, red beans, or pizza fillings…usually enjoyed during winter. So why is it set in the middle…

Indian Color Chapati

Happy Holi!  For those who are familiar with Hindu culture, got colorful today?  I wasn’t familiar with the Hindu festival until I had moved to Seattle, but eventually they had a big Hindu community and a lot of people held the festival of Holi. According to Hindu culture, Holi is to celebrate the spring to…

Homemade Bread

Today, (11/17) is National Homemade Bread Day! Let’s bake some bread on your own and feel special with the world widely eaten side dish: bread! Imagine you just have a seat at a dining table, and you find a basket covered with a freshly out of laundry fabric napkin. When you turn over the napkin,…