Marinated Radish and Cucumber Salad

Are you a fan of ziplock cooking?  When I was a kid, I only used wrap and aluminium foil, so pickles are all store-bought. If we needed to marinate something, we used a bowl or plate, and as you can guess, it’s causing avalanches in the fridge so only someone who put them in was…

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…

Cucumber Bonito Ginger

While a lot of people learn cooking from YouTube, books, magazines, TV programs, I believe the first one who taught you cooking is your mom. They are the first one to feed you, the first one to let you try the new food, and share the eating happiness since you are little so that you’d…

Strawberry Banana Lassi

Perfect for quick breakfast/snack/or even dessert!  I’ve never thought drinks can be a substitute for breakfast, the important meal to start your day, but because banana and yogurt rich and creamy texture with sweet, refreshing flavor, it works well to refresh your brain from sleepyhead to get-it-on-now brain. For those who are on diet, swap…

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…

Mediterranean Tomato Salad

When your dinner is pasta, I bet you want some side dish to pair them up. And my ultimate recommendation is salad. Salad is refreshing and the best to enjoy fresh vegetables with flavorful dressing to get ready for warm, rich sauce of pasta. Garlic bread is also good, but that means you are getting…