Thai Fusion Sardine Bruschetta

Happy National Sardine Day! Did you know, today 11/24 is the day to entertain our taste buds with sardine!  Well, I’m on a vegetarian diet, but let’s make it a cheat day since it’s a sin to skip the yummy food on this special day! So, here is another version of Sardine Bruschetta!  My dinner buddy…

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…

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…

Stir-Fried Dried Radish

Happy World Vegetarian Day & Sake Day!  Did you know, today 10/01 is the day to appreciate plant-based food and also to get a little drunk!    This year, I’d like to talk about Japanese food to celebrate the two celebrational days all at once with this yummy veg: Dried Radish.    In Japanese language,…

Zucchini Wrapped Soy Frank

Happy National Drink Beer Day! Did you know, today 9/28 is the day to enjoy beer!  I remember saying similar opening 3 weeks ago. Can you guys count how many beer related food holidays there are? I know today’s Tuesday so everyone must be busy for having 3 more days to go until the weekend,…