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…

Breakfast Sandwich

Happy National Sandwich Day and Eating Healthy Day!  When two perfect holidays meet in a single day, cooking a yummy stacked sandwich and enjoy eating them is a perfect way to celebrate. I usually have sandwich for my lunch, but who says they are only eaten as lunch? There are a lot of yummy sandwiches…

Spicy Cucumber Salad

I have built up a repertoire of cucumber recipes. Now I have several ways to enjoy refreshing cucumber, but I tend to make my cucumber zesty. While the sour, pickled flavor of cucumber is good, I’d like to expand how to season them. So today’s recipe is of course cucumber, but something different; it’s hot! …

Japanese Fusion Aglio e Olio

Happy World Pasta Day! Did you know, today 10/25 is the day to enjoy Italian signature dish, pasta! My dinner buddy doesn’t like stepping out of the basic way, especially when it’s about pasta. It’s not true, but he thinks he has Italian roots because he loves Italian food. Therefore, when I make Italian food…

Chopped Salad Ginger Yuzu Dressing

Happy Tasty Tuesday! Have you got anything yummy today? I’m such a big eater especially I’m in front of delectable food when I’m hungry, but trust me, sometimes I am small eater(well I think that happens only a few times per a year!) Sometimes I’d prefer just drinking juice and small snacks, but as a…

Product Review: Ochazuke from Nagatanien

Since yesterday was National Beer Lover’s Day, I bet a lot of people had a fantastic Happy Hour last night. Do you remember how many glasses of drink you had? Depending how well today (or this week) goes, today’s dinner will be too much for your stomach after hangover.  To make sure you’ll recover from…