Garlic Rosemary Focaccia

Happy National Garlic Month, and National Garlic Day for tomorrow! As bread baking takes some time, I’m sharing the recipe earlier as I told you in my previous post.    My dinner buddy and I are huge fans for focaccia. It’s so fluffy and flavorful when you add rosemary, and they’re so perfect with pasta,…

Homemade Pita Bread

Happy National Chips And Dips Day!    To have fun with this food holiday, I was going to make some pita chips made with homemade, leftover pita bread and hummus for our snack. But as you might know it already, freshly baked, warm pita bread was so irresistible. Thank god I took some photos in…

Sweet Potato Salad

I occasionally visit my father-in-law who lives in SF. Since we moved to Bay Area, I cook some homemade food and bring them whenever we visit him, hoping they would make him smile even if he eats alone(my mother-in-law passed away a couple of years ago.)    On the last visit to him, his request…

Zucchini Mayo Boat

Do you remember the movie called Titanic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio? I still remember it when I first watched it for the first time and a lot of people still choose it as their lifetime favorite romance movie.  I was having relaxing weekend, and was watching it again, maybe 100th, no, 1,000 times already. A little…

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…