Spicy Eggplant Noodle

Would you like your noodles(I’m talking about Asian noodles, not pasta here) to be with soup or without soup?   I usually have a generous amount of soup with them because in that way I can get more water intake to stay hydrated, but sometimes I want to have soup-less noodles.    I had some…

Jamaican Cauliflower

Have you tried Jamaican Food? Or have you ever heard of it? I remember going to a Jamaican restaurant in LA where they served yummy jerk chicken. At that time we just started to live together and finding a good restaurant in busy weekday was a key for peaceful night. We finally decided to try…

Curry Squash Boat

So this is the final day of National Curry Week, let’s end the celebration/appreciation of curry with a curry dish. I bet a lot of you’ve seen yummy curry flavored food dishes throughout this week. Some are Indian curry, some are Thai, some are Japanese, with a creative twist from their own cultural influence. Even…

Curry Chowder

When I was working in LA, I loved eating soup as my lunch. Warm creamy soup with a side of crunchy bread was the best combination, and every time I brought a spoonful of soup into my mouth, I realized how come soup is called comfort food. After I moved to Seattle, soup became my…

Vegan Mapo Tofu

Happy National Beverage Day and No Diet Day! Did you know, 5/6 is the day to enjoy refreshing drinks without thinking about diet! So some of you may think that why I’m posting about world famous Chinese dish today…but here is a reason. Mapo tofu is considered as beverage sometimes in Japan, especially from young(around…

Penne Arrabbiata

Do you like spicy food? I love them! A nice kick of taste while eating is the only violence I accept:) Chili pepper powder on soba noodles, crushed chili flakes on pizza, a little too nice kick from Thai chili on Thai fried rice, Sichuan pepper on mapo tofu, jalapeno on my quesadilla…and a lot…