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Egg Onigiri

The very first time I visited Japan, I spent half the time picking meals and snacks at their 7-11s. I know how that sounds, but once you visit…

Chickpea fritters with salsa verde and queso fresco

When I first started preparing vegetarian meals, I had the most difficult time thinking of creative dishes. As a meat lover, I tend to get hungry quick if…

Thai chicken karaage

As I was looking over my blog yesterday, I realized it’s been over a month since I posted a new recipe! With a new job that takes up…

Roasted Potato Salad

During my years in Boston, I used to curse under my breath as I trekked through the snow, wishing I was back in Los Angeles. Now that I’m back…

Bacon onion chutney

I’m taking a little break from my Asian obsession and sharing one of my favorite condiments: bacon onion chutney. I’ll be honest, I never was a huge fan of…

Cauliflower, kale and farro salad

I’ve been traveling for the past almost 4 weeks so it’s hard for me to believe that it’s actually Christmas in 15 days. I love, love, love the…

A Taste of Japan: Tokyo

Tokyo is a city bursting with bright city lights, endless shopping, great eats and breathtaking views. There are just too many great things to say about the city…

A Taste of Japan: Tsukiji Market

It has always been a dream of mine to wander the streets of Tokyo and eat copious amounts of sushi and ramen. For the last two weeks, I was…

Heirloom tomato and avocado salad

Whenever heirloom tomatoes are in season, I jump at the chance to buy them. These type of tomatoes range in color  from gold yellow to purplish-black to green…

Cornmeal crusted scallops with mint chimichurri

It’s hard to believe that it’s June already when it seems like it was January not too long ago. The past 6 months have been eventful with new…