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Step by step video on how I came up with this Black Braised Pork Belly.
How ingredients came together from around the world to make this classic Tuscan bread and tomato soup.
Japanese black soybeans (kuromame) the secret ingredient? A rusty iron nail.
My attempt at making Osechi Ryori (traditional Japanese New Year's food) from scratch.
Live seafood + homemade fish stock = really good Cioppino
Thin slice of geoduck atop a green shiso leaf, drizzled it with some olive oil, meyer lemon juice and a pinch of red shiso salt
What's better than beef stew on a snowy day? Beef stew made with bourbon and beer!
A humble Kabocha pumpkin cream cake that won a trip to Vegas.
Lamb shanks braised with cranberries and black cardamom until it melts off the bone.
A rare delicacy and a harbinger of fall in Japan, Matsutake mushrooms make this rice dish one to remember with their intensely fresh and earthy aroma and unique texture.
This simple hot eggnog has enough booze and froth to lift anyone into a cheery holiday mood.
Kimchi Jigae, the perfect winter meal to warm you up from the inside. 3 secrets for making the best kimchi soup.
Sweet creamy Uni on a bed of citrusy crispy veggies make this sea urchin ceviche a light refreshing treat.
Green mangoes make this refreshing pico de gallo a unique topping for grilled fish.
Chocolate Sour Cherry Cake: the perfect cure for a chocolate craving.
These corn fritters spiked with garam masala and chilies are filled with crispy corn and make a great snack.
This Chashu Donburi is topped with meltingly tender pork cheek braised in a super secret sauce.
Getting sick sucks, but having this soup with gently poached chicken and avocado on hand can make it just a little less painful.
Nutella + rose water + brioche + bananas = moist creamy dessert that's a little different than the usual bread pudding.
Velvety smooth with a lemony zing and sweetness coming from caramelized onions, this isn't your grocery store tub of hummus.
Sweet summer tomatoes slow poached in a vegetarian dashi broth on top of chilled zucchini noodles with a light refreshing sauce.
Sweet edamame and pistachios with mochi, and an interview with a master of Shojin Ryori.
Giant shrimp gently poached in a ginger lime broth, served with a spicy sweet asian cocktail sauce with a kick from wasabi.
Green peanuts, better than edamame?
This Asian noodle salad with fried Halloumi cheese started off being a way to clean out the fridge, but turned into something much more.
Karaage is Japanese fried chicken that's marinated in ginger, garlic and soy sauce then coated in cornstarch before being fried to a crisp golden brown.
Chilled corn and golden beet soup with shiso infused oil.
Carne Asada. Also includes recipe for making home made corn tortillas.
You all probably know the golden crisp panko crusted pork dish known as Tonkatsu, but did you know katsu is short for the English word "cutlet"?
How to make an authentic chicken teriyaki.
This luscious green sunchoke, ramp and nettle soup will sing with the songs of spring from the bowl all the way to your mouth.
Slow roasting salmon yields melt-in-your-mouth tender fillets. This deconstructed take on Thai green curry is served on a bed of coconut creamed spinach.
These mini pastillas may look like sweet confections, but they are filled with a savoury mix of braised chicken, eggs and almonds.
Green chutney. A refreshing condiment that goes with everything from samosas to grilled fish. Perfect for summer.