Tofu Lettuce Wrap

Happy National Clean Your Fridge Day!  Do you know what’s in your fridge at this moment? Are you sure nothing is hiding behind it?  Well you gotta check it now, sometimes abandoned vegetables or dairy, protein can inspire you for yummy recipes!    Speaking about leftover cooking, I need to pay close attention to tofu…

Berry Cheese Bread Pudding

Tomorrow is National Bread Pudding Day to enjoy fluffy sweet yummy bread pudding, and I’m thrilled to share how I made my first homemade bread pudding.    When I hear “pudding,” my mind has the image of custard filled in a cup. They are sometimes set with egg, but sometimes we use gelatin and this…

Takikomi Rice Balls

Happy Veteran’s Day! I am an immigrant with keeping citizenship from my original country, so some people would think it’s weird to thank military for their service, but let me say this. I’m so lucky that I live in Bay Area. About a month ago, I had an opportunity to go to Fleet Week 2021…

Zucchini Boat ~Okonomiyaki Flavor~

Have you tried Okonomiyaki, a savory pancake that is popular as Japanese street food?   We sometimes crave them. One day when I checked in my fridge, but there was no cabbage, one of the most important ingredients to make okonomiyaki! As my dinner buddy is keen to stay authentic, If I make okonomiyaki without…

Jamaican Cauliflower

Have you tried Jamaican Food? Or have you ever heard of it? I remember going to a Jamaican restaurant in LA where they served yummy jerk chicken. At that time we just started to live together and finding a good restaurant in busy weekday was a key for peaceful night. We finally decided to try…

Yay to 1hr Extra Sleep for a Day and Groggy for a Week!

Good morning! For those who live in the country with daylight saving, yay to 1 hour extra sleep yesterday! And I know…it’s just 1 hour but it’s so tough to adjust to the new time, right?    I think my mind is still confused, so I’ll be short today.  Here is yesterday’s brunch.