Zunda Mochi

Happy National Something on Stick Day!   So something on stick…when I was thinking about what food I should cook to celebrate this fun food holiday, I had skewered vegan meatballs, dango(traditional Japanese skewered rice cake,) corn dogs etc…and I remembered I wanted to make some “zunda-an” ever since I’ve heard of the food.   …

Stuffed Rolled Cabbage Ginger Dashi Sauce

Happy National Cabbage Day! Did you know, there is actually a day for cabbage! Cabbage rolls are found in many cultures. In my country, they are known as European food with either simmered in tomato soup or clear veg soup. Sometimes we improvise by using napa cabbage instead of cabbage, and wrap with bacon strips…

Orange Pineapple Smoothie

It’s Better Breakfast Month, are you eating your breakfast?  Some of you have started a new life in school, and if it’s a morning class you might skip it to catch it on time, but it’s not a good idea actually.    Don’t have time to cook your breakfast? Don’t have time to sit and…

Maple Nuts Granola

Happy National Vanilla Ice Cream Day! A lot of you think you’re on deja vu, but you’re fine, last Sunday was National Ice Cream Day but today is the flavor specific one for Vanilla. I think vanilla is my favorite flavor because it’s so versatile to add flavor. If you have fruits, you can make…

Natto Gohan(Rice)

Happy Natto Day! 7/10 in Japan is called Natto Day, since 7 and 10 sounds like Natto! 7 = Nana or Shichi 10 = Ju or Toh    So, today’s the day to spot a light on natto, traditional soul food yet very famous as a bizarre food.  The reason why people consider natto bizarre…

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Happy National Banana Day! 🍌 Did you know, 4/15 is the day to enjoy bananas!! Since I’m craving for smoothies lately, I’d like to enjoy them in my smoothie today:) So smoothie. I thought this is a fancy drink just for elegant people.  When smoothie was getting popular, especially as a breakfast, I didn’t believe…