Matcha Dusted (No) Fried Bread

Yesterday 8/15 was National Failure Day. As discussing what I made a mistake for isn’t easy, but sometimes it’s good to make a note. Someday I’d read this post again and consider how I could avoid making the same mistake.    So honestly, I didn’t make a mistake in cooking this time. This is because…

Cocoa Dusted (No)Fried Bread

Happy International School Meal Day!  Did you know, today, 3/11 which is the second Thursday in March, is the day to celebrate healthy meals provided at school! This year’s theme is “Eat for the health of it.” So, I’m a representative of growing up in Japan, you might wanna know what our school meal is…

Garlic Flavored Crouton

Hello everyone, did you have a wonderful Christmas?  Now, I bet many of you are busy for after-Christmas shopping, you gotta work in the kitchen to fuel for the shopping hassle. I know many of you gotta leftover from the holiday feast, and I am too from the bread bowl. I’m still in a food…

Cheese Fondue

Merry Christmas!    Did you get a present from Santa Claus or give some gift to someone you love? Tanooki sometimes is a Santa Claus, but since I’m easy to lose a direction to your home and my reindeer don’t move in front of the fireplace, and my elves are having hangover, I’ll give my…

Nutty Chocolate Rusk

Happy National Chocolate Covered Anything Day!  Have you decided what to cover with your favorite type of chocolate? I bet a lot of people vote for fresh fruits, cookies, chips, popcorns, churros, nuts…well, aren’t you forgetting something?  Imagine you are in a bakery. There are a variety of sweet bread, doughnuts, cakes, pudding, savory cheesy bread…well,…