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Japanese Potato Salad

Japanese Potato Salad

It’s the middle of April. Haven’t we done the low-carb/keto/paleo restrictive diet thing long enough? It’s time for CARBS. And my Japanese potato salad is here for you. While Japanese Potato Salad has much in common with its Western counterparts, there are some key differences. read more

Spiced Beef Patties

Spiced Beef Patties

Sometimes you just want to graze rather than have a huge meal. I love a meal that has lots of fun things to nibble on, and these Spiced Beef Patties are perfect for that. They are also great for a party. Loosely based on a read more

Spicy Garlic Noodles

Spicy Garlic Noodles

You already know I love noodles. I would eat them every day if I didn’t have a husband or children who would object, and these Spicy Garlic Noodles are one of my faves. It’s the perfect dish for when you don’t have much in the read more

Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki is Japanese street food at its finest. A cross between a savory pancake and a frittata, okonomiyaki is packed with veggies and protein, creating a satisfying meal. It’s also made with ingredients I usually have on hand, like flour, eggs, cabbage, hoisin and oyster read more

Tropical Ceviche

Tropical Ceviche

Everyone should have a ceviche recipe up their sleeve. It’s super fast and easy, but seems incredibly fancy and sophisticated. Ceviche, which is essentially fresh raw fish and some flavorings marinated in lime juice, is a perfect starter for a cocktail party but also works read more

Sisig

Sisig

For several months now, I’ve been hearing about this start up company called Omsom. From Food and Wine to Vogue to Epicurious, it keeps showing up in all my buzzy food media. Founded by the daughters of Vietnamese immigrants, Omsom aims to bring authentic and read more


All Time Favorites

Asian Spiced Spare ribs

Asian Spiced Spare ribs

These Asian spiced spare ribs will have you salivating. The smell of them roasting fills your home with the most divine aroma. And smells don’t lie, these are delicious.   I use two different techniques to insure delectable results every time. First I marinate the read more

Vietnamese Beef Pho

Vietnamese Beef Pho

What the Pho?! First things first. Let’s clear up the pronunciation. Pho is pronounced fuh, NOT foe. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, Beef Pho is to Vietnam what pizza is to Italy, or what fish and chips are to England.  It read more

Lemongrass Tofu Rice Salad

Lemongrass Tofu Rice Salad

Quarantine has really changed how we cook and eat, hasn’t it?  For one thing, we are just doing so much more of it.  (Raise your hand if you made sourdough bread for the first time in your life?)  People used to dining out several times read more

Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken Teriyaki is the most family friendly meal on the planet.  I mean, have you ever met anyone who doesn’t like teriyaki? My recipe is super fast and requires very little prep.  You can make it a complete meal with a side of rice and read more

Japanese Beef Curry

Japanese Beef Curry

What is Japanese Curry? Japanese Beef Curry is probably one of the most beloved dishes cooked in Japanese homes- the kind of easy meal that moms make on a busy weeknight. It reheats and freezes beautifully. Perhaps when you hear curry you automatically think of read more