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Super Easy Grilled Miso Salmon

It’s still Japanese week at my home – we’ve been having fun exploring the region and finding cool, interesting recipes. I googled “How do you say tonight’s dinner in Japanese” and this came up: “tonight’s dinner” – 今夜のディナー (Kon’ya no dinā). Amazing. I didn’t even know that google does translations like that. It even will say it out loud for you. Read More

Next Stop: Japanese Salad

Sometimes the simple things are the best things in life. We tried to re-create our favorite spring salad from one of our favorite Japanese places, ZenCu, located in Little Tokyo, in downtown Los Angeles. It’s an interesting sports bar/sushi place with best avocado rolls in Los Angeles. The restaurant fills up with an eclectic mix of people watching major sports events on their big flat screen TVs. Read More

A Culinary Trip Around the World — First Stop: Japan for Korokke

With the start of the new year, I have chosen to focus on different foods from around the world. I was reading a blog about how to cook food in more interesting ways, and cooking romantic dinners from different regions was suggested. I wasn’t really thinking about the romantic part, but I thought it would be really fun to explore the world of food with a focused purpose: every day I will either cook or order a meal from a new region, and document the experience here. Read More

Delicious, Homemade Larabar

Larabars are super good; if you’ve never had one I recommend going to your favorite supermarket right now (mine is Trader Joe’s), and trying one out for yourself. They are delicious and not heavily processed. Read More

How to Make Homemade Macaroni & Daiya Cheese

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr, who was born and raised in the South, I have decided to make Southern “comfort” food this week. Mike and I have discovered and fallen in love with many great vegan soul food places here in LA, and this is the perfect week to try to make some of our own comfort food — vegan style. Read More