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La Sole, or dover sole with warm leek salad, from L'atelier de Joel Robuchon. What a beauty!
5-minute guacamole recipe, fresh from the farmer's market.
Purple onigiri (rice balls) made with salted kelp and green beans. Weird, but deeeelicious.
Open-face steak sandwich with garlicy Salmorigano sauce.
A light, green-y salad with matcha vinaigrette dressing.
Mandarin cheesecake with ginger graham cracker crust: creamy spicy goodness.
What to do with used-up tea leaves? Well, there's green tea onigiri (rice balls) for starters.
Kumquat polenta cake with kumquat honey syrup on top, anyone?
Mixed whole grains and edamame risotto for a simple weeknight dinner.
Bo Nuong La Lot, or shiso-wrapped meatballs, ready to be popped into the oven!
Make quince jam... So that you can have quince jam cake!
Seared albacore tataki with a modern twist.
A mock bibimbap: garlicy kale, chopped kimchee, and a gooey fried egg over rice.
Garlic-y Mizuna (Japanese Mustard) stir fry with a tropical Okinawan kick.
A hearty chicken and cream soup to help you through the winter glum.
Super simple, super easy, no-fuss chicken karaage (Japanese fried chicken) recipe.
A chicken and shimeji mushroom pepperoncini for ninja-fast dinner.
Gobo, or burdock root, make sweet and earthy chips... Perfect with ice cold beer!
Apple and sweet potato pound cake to bid autumn farewell... Deliciously.
Comfort Food: drumsticks stewed with root vegetables in a sweet and savory soy broth.
Eating my way through autumn - juicy persimmons folded into bread, with a hint of cinnamon.
Easy breezy earl grey caramel banana loaf. It's like a dream come true!
A simple soup detox to reset my body and palate for future food adventures.
Let's make some uber-light risotto with Maitake, Shimeji, and Enoki mushrooms! Plus an info sheet for those who don't know what they are.
Easy step-by-step on making this traditional Japanese dessert: daifuku! (with a Yuzu kick)
A simple tutorial on how to make the ever-elusive tamagoyaki (grilled egg omelet). The ultimate bento must-have!
Roasted pumpkin cheesecake with oreo crusts to celebrate Halloween!
Happiness is eating full-fat yogurt and honey by the windowsill, watching the cloudy sky.
Pasta alla Carbonara, but not really - using smoked salmon instead of traditional pancetta gives it a fun twist.
Tomatoes marinated in honey lemon syrup, creamy burrata cheese, home grown basil leaves... What more could you want?
Scrumptious, smokey Pad See Iew, right by my work! How awesome is that?!
Honey ham... Made with chicken!? Plus a chicken noodle recipe with a Vietnamese flair.
Easy breezy honey lemon loaf to keep your immune system up and running for the cold season.
A great, healthy way to give not-so-yummy fruits an oomph: make chips out of it!