Modan Savory Cake

Happy National Carb Day! Did you know, today is the day to enjoy carbs! And for those who are surprised this unique day exists, don’t worry, so am I!   Carbs recently got so controversial especially from those who are trying to cut carbs from their daily diet. Some people get so sensitive whenever they…

Natto Nametake Spaghetti

When Japanese people see someone from outside of Japan, quite a lot of time they ask about whether they know Natto or have tried it yet.    For those who don’t know what the heck is Natto, it is fermented soybean, typically appearing in Japanese breakfast. Because natto is fermented, they have a unique smell…

Ginger Sesame Miso Noodles

Happy New Year’s Eve!    I’d like to take a moment to thank you all for coming to my blog. I’ve started this recipe blog in 2017 and had a little break in 2018, but I have been back posting! I enjoy writing about my experience and communicating with you all. Thank you so much…

Hot and Sour Noodle Soup

When I was a kid AKA growing so fast and quick physically and emotionally, I used to put noodles in soups. Just a bowl of soup as the main dish never happened in my cuisine but always considered as a side dish, I needed something filling to satisfy my always-chirping-for-more-food stomach. Can anyone understand me? …

Spicy Eggplant Noodle

Would you like your noodles(I’m talking about Asian noodles, not pasta here) to be with soup or without soup?   I usually have a generous amount of soup with them because in that way I can get more water intake to stay hydrated, but sometimes I want to have soup-less noodles.    I had some…

Japanese Fusion Aglio e Olio

Happy World Pasta Day! Did you know, today 10/25 is the day to enjoy Italian signature dish, pasta! My dinner buddy doesn’t like stepping out of the basic way, especially when it’s about pasta. It’s not true, but he thinks he has Italian roots because he loves Italian food. Therefore, when I make Italian food…