Do you use a rice cooker to make rice or do you cook rice the traditional way in a pot? Today let’s get back to basics and I’m going to show you how to cook Japanese short grain rice on the stove as I’ve received a lot of requests from readers for this recipe.
Every fall I am thankful for all the new crops the farmers harvest. Rice, sweet potatoes, pumpkins, mushroom, chestnuts just to name a few… The fall season provides abundant food to enjoy and this Japanese Chestnut Rice (Kurigohan 栗ご飯) is a perfect dish to appreciate this season.
My family loves Braised Herb Chicken, soft tender chicken slow simmered in a white wine and herb infused sauce. I get hungry simply thinking about it. It’s a recipe that I’ve been cooking for many years. However, I made one change to this staple dish of ours this year, and the result was beyond amazing! What did I do? I simply replaced salt with Shio Koji.
We had some yellowtail sashimi the other day so I made Yellowtail Roll as appetizer.
Unlike other kinds of sushi roll, this thin roll (we call it Hosomaki 細巻き) is really easy to make. Plus, these are not inside-out rolls (裏巻き) which require a bit more practice, so it’s perfect if you are trying to make sushi for the first time.
Worldwide Giveaway at the end of post!
Hello everyone, Mr. JOC here to share a restaurant review. It’s been awhile since I’ve written one not because we’ve stopped trying new restaurants, but between learning how to make food videos and working on secret project “X”, I haven’t had time to do much else lately.
This Octopus Carpaccio (tako carpaccio) is a delicious appetizer with thinly sliced octopus. If you never had octopus and want to try it for the first time, I highly recommend this dish! With a light lemon dressing, this octopus carpaccio is very flavorful yet delicate on the palate.
When I talk to my mommy friends or my children’s classmates’ moms, it seems like our discussion often focuses on which activities our children should participate in to stand out. Maybe it’s because we live in the bay area and the ultra competitive environment creates this behavior.
One of my favorite fall ingredients is kabocha squash or Japanese pumpkin. I have many kabocha recipes that I want to share with you, but let’s start with this delicious and easy Kabocha Salad.