Katsuobushi Shortbread Cookies

Katsuobushi Shortbread Cookies

For those of you that know what Katsuobushi is, don't worry, I have not lost my mind. For those that ...

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Yuzu Marinated Mushrooms

Yuzu Marinated Mushrooms

These yuzu marinated mushrooms are ridiculously good. First they're roasted to concentrate their umami, then they're marinated in a sweet yuzu and soy sauce dressing. It makes for a great ...

On Air: Biz Buzz Japan: Fresh Appeal of Aged Foods

On Air: Biz Buzz Japan: Fresh Appeal of Aged Foods

We've all heard of dry-aged beef, but did you know other foods can benefit from aging? It may sound counterintuitive, but aged sushi is all the rage in Japan these ...

Sparerib Oden

Sparerib Oden

In Japan, the savory aroma of Oden(御田) wafting through the cool air is like the smell of roasting chestnuts on the streets of New York (or their modern candied nut ...

On Air: Bento Expo Episode 2

On Air: Bento Expo Episode 2

It's time for another episode of Bento Expo. On this episode, I turn a leftover meatloaf into a sandwich bento with quick-pickled red onions, potato salad and Furikake seasoned broccoli. ...

Crab and Turnip Pasta

Crab and Turnip Pasta

The simplicity of this crab and turnip pasta bely it's luxurious appeal. Loaded with briny crab and sweet caramelized turnips, this meal comes together in the time it takes to ...

Soupe de Poissons à la Sétoise

Soupe de Poissons à la Sétoise

Soupe de Poisson(pronounced soup du pua-sohn) literally means "fish soup" in French, but in the US, it generally refers to Soupe de Poisson à la Sétoise, or fish soup in ...

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 beef and broccoli isn't quite traditional, but it turns this ...

Kale and Farro Breakfast Bowl

Kale and Farro Breakfast Bowl

You probably already know that I'm not much of a sweets-for-breakfast kind of guy, which is why I've really been digging savory breakfast bowls lately. With a base of grains ...