Happy National Fried Rice Day! Takana(高菜) Pickles Fried Rice

Happy National Fried Rice Day! Today is the day to enjoy this versatile, perfect for cleaning up the fridge.    Whenever I have leftover rice from the previous dinner, they pretty much transform into fried rice for lunch. Usually I use diced onions, carrots, and seasoned with ginger and garlic with a sprinkle of salt…

Let’s Celebrate National Papaya Month! Papaya Berry Smoothie

September is National Papaya Day, so let’s enjoy some sweet fresh papaya this month! It’s also National Better Breakfast Month, so how about making some healthy and yummy smoothies?   I kinda feel guilty calling this for today’s recipe, but it’s my blog style so bear with me!   Ready to check the recipe? Let’s…

Thai Fusion Burger and Burger Chain Restaurants in the World

Happy National Burger Day!    We love Thai food and when we found a burger patty that was inspired by Thai cuisine at Trader Joe’s frozen food aisle, we were so excited. As we looked at the ingredients list, we also found out it’s vegan friendly so the packet was sucked into our shopping basket…

Avocado and Sauerkraut Open Sandwich

Happy National Back to School Day! I mean, is it already!?    As I grew up in Japan, summer vacation usually ends at the end of August and the first day to go back to school is September 1st or the first Monday in September, so knowing National Back to School Day is in the…

Yukari Furikake Fries

Today is Thirsty Thursday, the perfect day to enjoy Happy Hour, and tomorrow is Happy Fri-Yay and National Julienne Fries Day, so let’s prepare some yummy fries!    Do you know furikake, a rice seasoning? As I grew up eating rice as the main carbs to stay energetic, furikake and I have such a long…