Asian

Sunomono (Hiya Somen)

Sunomono or Hiya Somen is a classic Japanese dish served as a refreshing meal along with relishes and cold vegetables during summer’s oppressive heat.  The [...]

By |2020-05-21T21:46:21+00:00May 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Sesame Soba Noodles

Sesame Soba Noodles - This simple sesame noodle recipe is fabulous eaten slightly chilled during a hot summer day. You can use soba or udon noodles, whichever you prefer. I [...]

By |2020-04-20T23:43:08+00:00April 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Cucumber Salad With Seaweed And Sesame

Cucumbers are perfect for handling summer’s heat.  This is a classic Japanese summer salad of cucumbers in vinegar with numerous variations.  Make it up about about [...]

By |2020-04-20T23:03:23+00:00April 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Japanese Clear Broth Soup

Soups are easy to digest, nourishing and endlessly changing.  The trick is to know a few simple base recipes and then learn to vary them [...]

By |2020-04-13T23:06:10+00:00April 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Carrot And Radish Salad

Very easy to make, this salad can be used as a side, or garnish on a simple green salad.  Refreshing and clearing, I sometimes just [...]

By |2020-04-04T14:45:47+00:00April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Basic Congee (Shi Fan, Jook)

Congee, Shi-Fan (literally, rice water) or Jook. Whatever name you give it, rice porridge has been the foundation of nutritional healing since...well, we started playing with fire and cooking.  [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:32:43+00:00March 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Kudzu Ginger Tea

Kudzu, kuzu, pueraria or ge gen – it’s all the same thing.  This amazing vine that is taking over the south, leaving areas looking like [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:08:04+00:00March 13th, 2020|0 Comments