Monday, March 31, 2014

​Neither my husband nor I have ever tasted the original Mexican tacos. And I'm not sure if this is my second or third time to cook tacos, nevertheless, it's a recipe I am very proud to declare as a "must-try!"

​The first and only tacos I've ever eaten from the moment I was born until a week ago was that cooked by a vegetarian friend probably 8 years ago. But that moment of gastronomic experience lives in me until now. She used ground textured soy protein then, but I used frozen-and-thawed tofu--...

Thursday, March 20, 2014

This is my husband's recipe. He says this is very delicious (and I saw it was true while watching him eat), but unfortunately, I don't like egg and natto so I will have to take a photo of my own version next time-- which means I need to prepare my recipe several minutes before I get hungry next time so I can have a food pictorial. 

​But while waiting for my version, I suggest you give this a try!

**Natto・納豆・なっとう is a Japanese food which means fermented soybeans. It can be bought in packs of...

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

​Kiriboshi daikon is a dish of dried strips of radish. It is sold in packs and normally cooked (usually simmered) as a side dish.


This dish has many variations. Some mix hijiki (a black kind of seaweed) and/or wakame, some mix vermicelli, some mix boiled edamame. It smells very strong that's why I haven't found the drive to actually eat it. But my husband likes this, so I keep on cooking this from time to time-- despite the, uhm excuse me, farty smell.

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