Shiromiso ! (White Miso)

Joined Shiromiso making class … it takes two weeks to be ready. Can’t wait to use this for my dishes … ! In Kyoto, shiromiso is one of most important food ingredients and its loved by locals for a long history. Try some when you will have a chance to be in Kyoto… the aroma…

Japan, Early Spring Delicacy

Fukinoto is a edible flower of Fuki plant in Japan and people here often enjoy it as Tempura dish. It has a bitterness but we can feel spring is just around the corner when we see it at the market or restaurant menu. Today I checked the traditional recipe online and made Fukinoto Miso. Boiled…

Time for Chai

Enjoyed a pot of chai with a good friend of mine. Peaceful weekend afternoon….

Homemade Lemon Toast

I enjoyed toast with homemade sliced sugar lemon. 😉 Used local organic lemon so ate it everything ! Recently I bought some dehydrated sliced citrus fruits but the smells and sourness were gone while it’s dried. The sliced lemon that I used is semi-dried and still can enjoy the crunchiness and sweet-sourness. The fresh aroma…

Field Mustard Cream Cheese Cigar Rolls!

Just made this simple snack for white wine. Boiled field mustard and drain water and cut into small pieces. Roll them with cream cheese using spring roll sheet and coated with olive oil, 20mins 200 ℃ oven. Field mustard is a little bitter but it’s a flavor of spring in Japan.

Japanese Oyster Ajillo

Enjoyed very fresh oysters as very simple Ajillo ! At the end, added pasta and enjoyed garlic, rosemary, chili and kaki umami all together. One of my most fab oyster dish !

Happy Vday everyone !

I made semi dried lemons and enjoyed with chocolate ! Go well with various drinks … wine, cocktail, Sake etc…