Coffee Cheesecake

Happy National Dessert Day! Did you know, today 10/14th is the day to appreciate yourself for having a sweet tooth!  As I look back on my childhood, my mind was full of dessert even right after I started working on my meal. Sometimes it’s fruit, sometimes it’s jelly, sometimes it’s ice cream…and later on I…

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…

Daikon Radish Salad Ponzu Sauce

Daikon.    Did you know, they are sometimes compared with ladies’ legs because they have beautiful snow-white color and look like a human calf with the perfect curb reaching to the ground. But, be careful if you wanna use it to attract Japanese women. Japanese Daikon radishes are big. If someone says you have daikon-like…

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…

Spinach Mushroom Omelette

Good morning, everyone! Did you know how special the day is? It’s World Egg Day and we must celebrate it while enjoying them(Hope you are not on a vegan diet.)   Eggs are my regular item for breakfast. They are versatile so we can just fry them as simple as it is, boiled, scrambled, raw…(Yes…

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…