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Strawberry infused vodka in only 5 minutes? Oh yes.
Delicious samosas made with sweet potato and whole wheat dough.
Delicious short ribs with a stunning garnish of pickled lotus root chips.
A delicious combination of kumquat and yuzu give the classic Sidecar a new twist. Also, some thoughts on post-holiday detox.
A delicious, warming glass of mulled wine with Japanese citrus (yuzu and mikan). You can also use Meyer lemon or lemon and clementine. Recipe published in Japan's Daily Yomiuri Newspaper on Christmas Eve!
A Japanese twist on the French dish, Pommes Anna. Kyoto red carrot adds a beautiful splash of color!
An easy and simple cocktail that is perfect for your holiday celebration! Cranberry, Champagne/Prosecco and yuzu, lemon, rosemary, thyme or ginger + cinnamon. All delicious and gorgeous!
Delicious no bake frozen s'more bars
Homemade chicken stock just in time for Thanksgiving! Make ahead and get ready to add a lot of flavor to your holiday dishes!
Homemade rosemary saltines.
Homemade tomato soup (in only 15 minutes!)
My attempt at a persimmon upside down cake was...well...not perfect. But it looked beautiful!
An elegant and fun cocktail that is perfect for your Halloween party, or for a quiet evening watching scary movies. Happy Halloween!
Rustic and savory rosemary cookies are perfect for any autumn gathering. Pair them with wine and cheese for your next party!
This Tokyo Manhattan is twist on the classic Manhattan cocktail. It is made with Bourbon, a touch of honey and a splash of cranberry juice and garnished with pretty pink peppercorns.
A classic and comforting combination of lamb, creamy risotto and deep green spinach. The perfect meal for a rainy day in Tokyo. Or anywhere!
A refreshing and flavorful combination of salty Japanese umeboshi, creamy avocado, and slightly sweet walnut vinaigrette.
A beautiful dessert combining peaches and Japanese Whiskey Sabayon. The perfect end to a dinner party.
A refreshing and colorful variation on the Margarita with fresh raspberries and key limes!
These scallop & corn filled gyoza are perfect for entertaining.
Edamame crostini with meyer lemon and Japanese shiso is perfect for entertaining. Fast, easy, and delicious!
A light, fresh, creamy version of carbonara for summer months. Delicious topped with a fried egg and crisp, peppery watercress.
A red currant cosmopolitan. Beautifully red and fresh for summer!
A delicious and super easy condiment for your summer hamburgers, hot dogs, and anything else that calls for a fabulous condiment!
Fresh, simple, healthy roasted beet salad. If you don't love beets, you will after eating this!
Mom's Strawberry Shortcake and the Oil Spill.
This week's featured cocktail comes from W.A. Frost in St. Paul, MN. Elderflower liqueur, grappa, and a few bubbles make this a perfect summer sipper!
Chocolate chip-anise biscotti is perfect with a steaming hot cup of coffee.
A delightfully refreshing twist on the classic gin & tonic. Add a little homemade yuzucello or limoncello for a citrus infused cocktail.
A classic margarita made with honey lends a gentle sweetness that pairs perfectly with the bright, tart citrus flavors. Served on the rocks, of course!
Fresh strawberries with Japanese Whiskey Sabayon. A perfect seasonal fusion of France and Japan.
The refreshing combination of watermelon and shiso brings a delightful twist to a cool cocktail.
A Campari-Rosemary Aperitif: the perfect introduction to a delicious spring meal!
An easy and delicious blueberry tart.