Creamy rice in a China bowl on a tablecloth with a black spoon to the right of the bowl

Traditional Risotto Milanese

Risotto Milanese is a classic Italian dish that has been enjoyed for centuries. This delectable recipe first appeared in cookbooks in the 1800s and has…

Oxtail Osso Buco Japanese Style

Osso Buco is traditionally an Italian dish made with veal shanks.  In Japan, veal shank is difficult to find and oxtail is much more popular.…

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs is a popular dish in most countries, and Japan is no exception.  Japan has thousands of Italian restaurants including chains like Italian…
Delicious Spaghetti and Puttanesca Sauce served on a flower shaped ceramic plate with a glass of cold green tea.

Spaghetti and Puttanesca Sauce

Welcome to my kitchen in Japan, where I’ll be sharing with you an authentic recipe for Spaghetti and Puttanesca Sauce. This tantalizing dish brings together…