Make delicious white chocolate covered strawberries easily with a microwave.
Classic Japanese side dish, boiled spinach marinated in light soy and garnished with bonito flakes. Very simple and quick to prepare.
Simple Japanese stir fry vegetable dish with julienned burdock root and carrot in soy sauce.
Simple chocolate cake layered with dark chocolate ganache and cherry, enjoy with whipped cream and white chocolate shaving.
Dorayaki is a classic Japanese dessert best known for being Doraemon's (popular Japanese anime character from 70's) favorite dessert. It's a dessert sandwich with delicious red bean filling between two fluffy pancake buns.
Spicy grilled Japanese eggplant with citrus soy sauce and yuzu pepper. Garnish with bonito flakes and chopped green onion.
Holding the warm rice bowl between your hands and smelling matsutake gohan is one of the simple luxury the Japanese enjoys during fall. Fresh matsutake mushroom are available now so enjoy them before the season is over.
Ponzu sauce is very versatile, it's probably best known as the dipping sauce for Japanese shabu shabu. It's also popular with thinly sliced halibut or sea bream sashimi. I enjoy experimenting with ponzu sauce and found it goes really well with pan fried eggplants. Garnish with shiso to add more complexity to this delicious vegetarian recipe.
During Japan's hot warm summer, it's always nice to enjoy cold food such as zaru soba and cold tofu. The delicate taste of chilled tofu mixed with bonito flake and a splash of soy sauce seems to cool off the summer heat, even just a bit.
Growing up in Japan, one of my favorite dishes during the hot and humid summer time is Zaru Soba. Zaru soba is buckwheat noodle dipped in a delicious dashi soy sauce. Eating this dish always reminded me of the happy summers I enjoyed in Japan growing up.
I am going to share with you today my favorite sweets in the entire world, it's red bean ice cream. When I was pregnant with my daughter, I had to eat a red bean ice cream bar every single day. I love any sweets with red bean and since summer's here, I want to share my favorite dessert ingredient in it's very best form with you.
It's been a warm June in the bay area so the weather is perfect for experimenting with different flavors of ice creams and sorbets. I always loved the unique taste of lychee so when I found this recipe I knew I had to try it. The result was super delicious and perfect for cleaning the palate after a greasy meal.