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Category: Vegetables

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

Kinpira Gobo

Kinpira Gobo

Unless you have a Japanese mother, it’s pretty unlikely that you’ve ever had Kinpira Gobo. It’s the kind of Japanese home cooking that isn’t well known outside of Japan. In fact, I rarely see burdock root prepared in the states at all, and that’s a read more

Homemade Sriracha

Homemade Sriracha

I think it’s safe to say that Sriracha has become as American as Tabasco. In fact, that iconic red rooster bottle is one of the most successful food products in history. So much so that the Huy Fong factory in California makes over 20 million read more

Fried Spring Rolls

Fried Spring Rolls

A goal we always have at the restaurants is to have a full and varied menu for everyone, including vegetarians and vegans. I never want anyone to feel deprived. For that reason, we have vegan sushi plus tons of fun and unusual vegetarian small plates read more

Real Deal Kimchi!

Real Deal Kimchi!

Korean staple. Condiment. Spicy, funky side dish. Probiotic superstar. Tasty filling for dumplings and omelets. Fermented health food. Base for countless stews, soups, and braises. Kimchi is all of these things. It can be an acquired taste, but once you acquire it, this Real Deal read more

Ginger Tofu Grain Bowl

Ginger Tofu Grain Bowl

Nothing solves the age old question of, “What’s for dinner, mom?” quite like grain bowls packed with delicious toppings. They are fun, flexible, and economical, and this Ginger Tofu Grain Bowl is a favorite in my house. The gingery, saucy tofu and mildly spicy gochujang read more