Macaroni Gratin マカロニグラタン

There’s a lot more other than Sushi and Sashimi that Japanese food can offer.  We enjoy as much Yoshoku (洋食) as authentic Japanese dishes on daily basis.  What is 洋食?They are the dishes “invented” based on European/American dishes introduced in the late 19th century. They have been changed and adjusted accordingly, and マカロニグラタン  I would…

Sushi Night at home:手巻き寿司

Follow my blog with Bloglovin You were lucky enough to find fresh sushi grade seafood? Why don’t you make your own sushi at home? The sushi I would like to share with you today is “手巻き寿司(temaki sushi),” meaning hand-roll sushi. This can be your next party main dish, as all you have to do is…

Temari-Sushi (手まり寿司)

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Are you craving for Sushi? But have to run to a grocery store to order Sushi to go, since you don’t have “skills,” “tools” or “sashimi grade fish?” Don’t worry, what you need for this sushi recipe is smoked salmon, rice, plastic wrap and your love for sushi! Here is…

Trip to Japan-Part 2

Now I would like to share how Japanese people welcome a new year in terms of food. They enjoy the new year dish called おせち(osechi)..new year dish prepared so that housewives can enjoy some time off from cooking during the first couple of days of a new year. When I was in Japan with my…

Trip to Japan-Part 1

あけましておめでとうございますー Happy New Year! So excited to post my very first blog finally (way long overdue ..I know!). Here, I would like to share stories about our trip to Japan from late December through 三が日(Sanganichi: the first three days of a new year).  Japanese celebrate a new year on those first three days. So, if…