Omurice with Beef Stew Sauce

Happy Friday! We’ve survived another whole week in 2022, so we’ve gotta have fun with the upcoming weekend!    Have you heard of Omurice?    This is actually one of the most popular fusion foods that Japanese people in the old days invented. Opening up the door to the world after isolation in 1868, Japanese…

Osechi, Japanese Traditional New Year’s Food

Hello all, happy 1st Friday in 2022! How is your 2022 going so far? I hope you’re not breaking your new year’s resolution just yet:P   I wonder if you have any specific, traditional food to eat on New Year’s Day. As I spent 15 years here in the US, people eat whatever food they…

Red Bean Buns

Happy National Bean Day! Did you know, today is the day to enjoy beans!    Well well well, I think I told you exactly a year before on the same day that National Bean Day’s origin is unknown according to my research. I talk about each national food holiday on Instagram, and a lot of…

Simmered Root Veggies

Hi all, hope you guys had a wonderful Christmas!    I keep saying time flies, and wow…the year of 2021 is ending in 2 days! Can you guys believe how quick the days passed? And as the new year is approaching, I’m busy preparing the traditional food to be enjoyed on new year’s day.   …

Genmai Tea

Happy International Tea day! Attention tea lovers, today’s the day to enjoy your favorite tea as extra cups because that’s going to be a great excuse!    Well for some people everyday could be tea day. My dinner buddy loves tea, so he drinks at least 8+ cups per a day. So ever since work…

Osekihan (Azuki Red Bean Sticky Rice)

For those who have been married for a long time, do you remember the day when you started dating your partner?    In Japanese culture, when two people start dating for a romantic relationship, we have a small proposal so it’s obvious to remember. For the proposal, the one may ask the other to come…