Beef and Broccoli Yakiudon

Beef and Broccoli Yakiudon

Like its more popular sibling, yakisoba, yakiudon is a quick noodle stir-fry with a great taste to effort ratio. Using ...

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Best of 2016

Best of 2016

At the risk of sounding cliché, I can’t believe how fast this year’s gone by. Maybe it's a sign that I'm getting older, but it seems like only yesterday I ...

Matcha Pancakes with Kuromitsu

Matcha Pancakes with Kuromitsu

These Matcha Pancakes are not only a festive shade of green, they're loaded with green tea flavor, thanks to the addition of some matcha powder. The recipe is based on ...

On Air: Bento Expo

On Air: Bento Expo

Guess what guys! I'm hosting a 4 part series about Bentos called Bento Expo on NHK World. The first episode is set to air in about 10 minutes, but if ...

Carrot Ginger Turmeric Soup

Carrot Ginger Turmeric Soup

Add a little sunshine to a dreary winter day with this easy carrot, ginger and turmeric soup. It will not only add a bit of color to your day, the ...

Avocado Crab Fried Rice

Avocado Crab Fried Rice

There are a lot ways to tell whether an avocado is ready to eat or not. One of the most reliable methods I’ve found is to try and pull off ...

Fiery Chicken Curry with Cucumber Milk

Fiery Chicken Curry with Cucumber Milk

This week I want to talk about things that go together. When comparing things that make a good pairing you often hear the phrase: "they go together like cookies and ...

Chocolate Honey Brittle with Cacao Nibs

Chocolate Honey Brittle with Cacao Nibs

I'm not usually much of a sweets person. Don't get me wrong, I'm addicted to sugar like most of the developed world, but I just don't make them myself. Part ...

Salmon Katsu

Salmon Katsu

This week over at PBS Food I'm sharing my Salmon Katsu. It goes a lot like my Tonkatsu recipe, except there's one key difference that makes this prevents the salmon ...