Beef Bowl

Happy International No Diet Day aaaaand National Beef Month!  Yes, as you can see, I’m breaking my vegetarian/vegan diet(well vegan is too hard for me, but I try, as much as I can, so please bear with me today! Probably you don’t want to hear me saying “cheat day” too much, so I pretend I’m…

Wakame Seaweed Rice Spring Version

Happy 4/20! I bet some readers here know what I mean…yes 420 means “weed” (marijana) which is still illegal in a lot of countries including Japan, but well, this is how I enjoy having weed!   I love seaweed. I grew up eating nori (roasted seaweed) wakame (silky seaweed you find in miso soup) mozuku&mekabu…

Shiso Perilla Rice Ball

Happy National  Rice Ball Day! So have you tried rice balls?  A rice ball is the Japanese version of peanut butter and jelly. Everyone must’ve brought one in their lunchbox when they were little, and it’s going to be a very interesting topic of what is the best item to put in a rice ball….

Genmai(Roasted Rice) Tea Fried Rice

Happy National Everything You Do Is Right Day! Yes, if you remember yesterday’s post, today is the right thing’s turn! Have you heard about “no waste cooking” or “zero waste cooking”? Ever since “sustainability” became a trend in a lot of industries, of course food industries joined that too. A few examples of zero waste…

Cheesy Spiced Pumpkin Doria

Happy National Drink a Wine Day!  I was ransacking my pantry to cook the other day, and found another pack of Spicy Pumpkin Soup from Proper Good sitting in the back of the pantry, so I decided to cook something by upgrading ready to make soup.  If the soup flavor allows, adding cheese boosts up…