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Pho Tai Nam (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

Pho Tai Nam (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

My love affair with Pho (pronounced "fuh" not "foh") all started in the waning years of college, where cheap, fast, ...

From the archives
Hijiki No Nimono (Hijiki Salad)

Hijiki No Nimono (Hijiki Salad)

Although this dish is often called Hijiki Salad at Japanese restaurants in the US, I'm guessing this was a deliberate mistranslation. The Japanese name for this dish is Hijiki No ...

Best of 2015

Best of 2015

2015 was a pretty eventful year, including a move from Sapporo to Tokyo, an appearance on The Booze Traveller , an appearance on Delicious Japan , an appearance on Biz Buzz ...

Vegan Greek Salad

Vegan Greek Salad

Whether you’re vegan or not, this delightfully light take on the classic Greek Horiatiki Salata is simple and delicious. The “feta” is made with firm tofu, which I marinated ...

Better "Tunafish" Sandwich

Better "Tunafish" Sandwich

With the holidays mostly over, and the new year just around the corner, I'm guessing more than a few of you are thinking about your resolutions for the new year. ...

Chicken Mushroom Gyoza

Chicken Mushroom Gyoza

Gyoza, those little bite-size dumplings make for the perfect holiday party canapé. I've done a traditional version , a vegan version , and even a dessert version here before, but  this week ...