Simmered Kabocha

Yay, we are in the pumpkin season! I bet the grocery store is busy decorating with pumpkins to attract customers, and they succeed because I bought one of them! I usually make soup or sauce, and I recently knew they are just yum as is!    This is Japanese traditional food in the pumpkin season(of…

Baba Ganoush

Happy International Chef Day! Did you know, today Oct 20th is the day to appreciate chefs for creating such yummy, healthy, gorgeous, unique food to brighten our lives! So are you a chef? To me everyone’s a chef even if all they did was choose which condiments to use for the food  because you are…

Chopped Salad Ginger Yuzu Dressing

Happy Tasty Tuesday! Have you got anything yummy today? I’m such a big eater especially I’m in front of delectable food when I’m hungry, but trust me, sometimes I am small eater(well I think that happens only a few times per a year!) Sometimes I’d prefer just drinking juice and small snacks, but as a…

Sesame Spinach

When people talk about spinach in sesame sauce, we need to be a little careful because they could be savory or sweet, and this could be the trigger to get into an intense discussion.  I prefer a savory flavor with a little soy sauce and nutty sesame seeds, so when I met sweet sesame spinach…

Curry Squash Boat

So this is the final day of National Curry Week, let’s end the celebration/appreciation of curry with a curry dish. I bet a lot of you’ve seen yummy curry flavored food dishes throughout this week. Some are Indian curry, some are Thai, some are Japanese, with a creative twist from their own cultural influence. Even…

Curry Chowder

When I was working in LA, I loved eating soup as my lunch. Warm creamy soup with a side of crunchy bread was the best combination, and every time I brought a spoonful of soup into my mouth, I realized how come soup is called comfort food. After I moved to Seattle, soup became my…