Furikake Rice Balls

Furikake Rice Balls

 I did not know if it was just my laziness or post-travel fatigue from my last vacation to Japan that I had gotten very exhausted lately. Then, I scurried into the kitchen to grab a bite to eat and upon glancing in the fridge, I…

Matcha Pancakes

Matcha Pancakes

I just restocked my matcha powder in my pantry from my latest trip to Japan. I decided to make some Matcha Pancakes because I still had half of previous Red Bean Ice Cream. Matcha and red bean combination seems obvious, given how these two ingredients…

Red Bean Ice Cream

Red Bean Ice Cream

The inspiration for making Red Bean Ice Cream recipe actually came from my sister. She made to much red bean paste and asked me if I could make something with it. Hell yeah, I could make some ice cream with it. The result is a…

Gyudon (Beef Bowl)

Gyudon (Beef Bowl)

This Gyudon (Beef Bowl) tastes just like the popular Japanese fast food Yoshinoya beef bowl. Yoshinoya is famous for thinly shaven beef and sweet onion slices over a bowl of steaming rice. I know that you can buy it pretty much everywhere with affordable price,…

Sesame Dressing

Sesame Dressing

Sesame Dressing is my favorite dressing all time. It is mayo based dressing with toasted sesame seeds and other seasonings that is popular in Japan. Of course, it goes well with leafy salad, but Salad Dressing is also great as sauces for meat and stir-fried…

Miso Ice Cream

Miso Ice Cream

Ice cream is one of my favorite food to make all the time because there are a lot of different flavors and variations that I can explore. It never gets boring because you can incorporate almost anything into ice cream. I have a good news…

Beef Mentaiko Rice Bowl

Beef Mentaiko Rice Bowl

Salmon mentaiko, beef mentaiko, and mentaiko sushi…  It seems like mentaiko dishes have been trending on my social media for the last few weeks. Mentaiko dishes have been gaining popularity nowadays and as a foodie, I was curious of how they tasted like. You could…

Japanese Chicken Curry

Japanese Chicken Curry

I grew up watching anime series during my childhood. I still remember about that one mouthwatering moment wherein my favorite character sits down to devour a delicious meal. The food portrayed an appealing look that represents the art of Japanese cuisine often leaves me feeling…

Dorayaki

Dorayaki

Do you know this food? When I was in elementary school, I liked to watch cartoon series called Doraemon (ドラえもん). They were aired at well-known local TV channel every weekend, so most people in my generation should know this cartoon. The story revolves around a…

Iced Matcha Milk Tea with Red Bean

Iced Matcha Milk Tea with Red Bean

Matcha seems to be everywhere these days, from baked goods to drinks. The frenzy has spread to all corners of the food and beverage industries. You can even find matcha latte in nearby Starbucks now. The popularity of this finely bright green hue powder comes…

Miso Soup

Miso Soup

Many of you should have probably tried miso soup at least one if you have visited Japanese restaurants. The Japanese people consider miso soup as a staple in their lifestyle. The soup is commonly served as a small portion side dish to complement a meal.…

Matcha Tiramisu

Matcha Tiramisu

This is one of the most classic dessert, tiramisu, with a twist in it. We love the bitter-sweet espresso, savory mascarpone cheese, and ladyfingers version, but have you ever thought that this delicious treat is also great when combined with other flavor? If you have…