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 →


Recipe: Veggie Stir-fry with Miso/Turmeric Sauce

So, I am lucky enough to teach at two rural elementary schools. And I'm vegetarian. So the natural conclusion that the staff at both schools was that "our new ALT needs ALL the veggies that are grown around the school, my garden, my neighbor's garden, etc." I have received a truly surprising amount of produce... 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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