Loco Moco

Happy National Hawaii Day! Today I’m taking you to a virtual trip to one of the most popular destinations for a vacation, Hawaii!   We as Japanese people love Hawaii. It’s been a super popular destination for honeymoon for such a long time, and it’s ranked into people’s bucket list destination. I’m originally from Japan…

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…

Tuna Melt Sandwich with unMeat canned (un)tuna

August is National Sandwich Month, so why don’t we enjoy some yummy ingredients stacked on a sandwich in this month!?    As people around the world can’t stop talking about plant based food, some people’s diet has been changed over the years…Impossible burgers? Hot dogs with Beyond Meat Sausages? Because of the blooming plant based…

Summer Soba Salad with Wildbrine Sauerkraut

July is National Picnic Month! Let’s make some colorful dish with fresh summer vegetables and get a picnic party started!    After we had a heatwave hit several weeks ago in my local place, it’s been nicely cool and breezy. My husband and I usually eat lunch in the living room, but since the weather…

Sandwich Made with Tofurky Deli Meat

Happy Meatless Monday, aaand this is the final day of Spring! Are you ready to say goodbye? I’m not, but to me, Spring has long gone thinking about how temperature goes up like this.    I don’t usually cook sandwiches for dinner, but as it got hot outside, it started to appear on my dinner…