Mediterranean Hummus in a wooden bowl with sliced baguette and olives

Mediterranean Hummus

If you’re a fan of delicious and healthy dips, then you’re in for a treat with our recipe for Mediterranean Hummus. This versatile and flavorful…
Kuzumochi on a ceramic plate topped with ground soybeans and brown sugar syrup

Kuzumochi (Arrowroot Starch Cakes)

Kuzumochi is a traditional Japanese dessert that dates back to the Edo period which began early in the 17th century. There are actually two types…
Goma tofu topped with Scallions, Myoga and sesame seeds on a shiso leaf

Goma Tofu

Goma tofu, also known as sesame tofu or kurogoma tofu, is a unique variation of tofu that is popular in Japanese cuisine. Unlike traditional soybean…
Miso soup ready to eat in a Japanese bowl with chopsticks

Miso Soup

Miso Soup is probably the most well known dish in Japan.  Everybody has heard of it and most people have tasted it.  It is the…
Marinated eggplant served on a plate and garnished with herbs and vegetables

Marinated Eggplant “Aemono” Style

Marinated Eggplant “Aemono” Style is known as “Nasu Aemono” in Japanese.  I have been making this dish for over 20 years now, and it is…

Japanese Cucumber Salad

Japanese Cucumber salad is an easy way to turn a cucumber into a salad that your entire family will enjoy.  The taste and texture of…

Agedashi Tofu

I first tried this amazing dish when I was living in San Diego.  I was at an Izakaya – a bar and restaurant that serves…

Matcha Balls

These nutritious and delicious treats are made with cashews, dates, almond butter and matcha.  They are loaded with protein and are a great way to…
somen served over ice with a person dipping some of the noodles in sauce

Somen Noodles

Somen is a popular noodle dish in Japan. It is eaten cold in the summer and served with a variety of dipping sauces. The most common…