New KitKat! Kumamoto Ikinari Dango Flavor

My trips to the grocery store tend to include very comprehensive wanders through the snack and candy areas. While these explorations aren't super great for my wallet or my thighs, I do get to see new treats that come in. I avoided the Easter banana Kit-Kats last month (because I thought I would die from... Continue Reading →


Veggie Stir-fry with Soba in Ginger Sesame Sauce

This is not a food blog, but I do like to make food. So I will not tell go into a food blogger story about the weather or farmer's markets or my family, but I will give you a tasty recipe. Boom. Ingredients: Soba noodles (buy in a pack dry like spaghetti noodles) These are... Continue Reading →

How to Make Delicious Onigiri

Aaaaaah yes. Onigiri. The food of bentos and konbinis. Here’s how you make it Step 1: Boil rice. I’m going to assume that most of us don’t have a rice cooker, so I’ll talk about how to make sticky rice on a stove top. First of all, make sure you have the right rice. You... Continue Reading →

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