Product Review: Japanese Karashi Mustard

The cooking ingredients you can’t really substitute. Can you guess what it is? The answer is Japanese mustard: Karashi!  When I arrived in the US and was wandering around for dinner one day, I found a nice size of daikon radish (Usually if you want to buy Daikon radish in Japan, they are huge so…

Creamy Pumpkin Spaghetti

Feel Autumn! Enjoy the beautiful harvest of Fall!  Well, you might think Tanooki eat a lot of pumpkin lately. You are right, and this is what happens when you get a whole head of a pumpkin.  I roast whole pumpkin when it’s the first and last batch, so the pumpkin is already good to be…

Spiced Pumpkin Latte

When you get a whole kabocha squash in just 2 people’s household: Need to make 3+ food to finish all of them. Dear America, being big is good but someone prefers smaller size for kabocha squash or watermelon (I bet you agree with me holding 2 arms up and saying yes!)  Let’s imagine the last…

Chai Tea Latte

When autumn has arrived, you’ll notice the air starts to contain spice flavor, especially from your neighbor’s cafe. If you are a fan of spice, it must be your favorite season. Even if you are not a fan, the flavor of spice lets you notice the season change and start to think about what to…

Garbanzo (Chick Pea) Curry

If you are super hungry and sticking the habit to build your muscle, you should try this chickpea curry 🙂