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…

Berry Cheese Bread Pudding

Tomorrow is National Bread Pudding Day to enjoy fluffy sweet yummy bread pudding, and I’m thrilled to share how I made my first homemade bread pudding.    When I hear “pudding,” my mind has the image of custard filled in a cup. They are sometimes set with egg, but sometimes we use gelatin and this…

Takikomi Rice Balls

Happy Veteran’s Day! I am an immigrant with keeping citizenship from my original country, so some people would think it’s weird to thank military for their service, but let me say this. I’m so lucky that I live in Bay Area. About a month ago, I had an opportunity to go to Fleet Week 2021…

Macha Latte

The initial intention why my dinner buddy bought a huge 1 lb tin of matcha powder is for matcha latte. My dinner buddy drinks at least ½ gallon of tea/coffee/seltzer water every single day, no matter how hot or cold the day is. And back in the day, he was craving for matcha and here…

Apple Gateau Invisible

Happy National Apple Day! Did you know, today 10/21 is the day to enjoy apple with cooking, or of course, eating!  When it’s a special occasion, there is always a cake. So when a cake is brought to the table, someone must think “hey, is it someone’s birthday?” and usually they are right. It’s a…