Homemade Absolute Additive Free Shoyu Ramen Recipe

Japanese Ramen. Oh yes, the whole world is crazy about it. My fave is always light and simple Shoyu (Soy Sauce) flavor since I was a little. However, the trend is going to the other direction; very greasy extremely salty soup which is the express way to diabetic life in young age. I think it’s…

Lotus Root Veggie-Balls in Japanese Broth Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Lotus Roots are quite magical food. From its masculine figure, it’s hard to imagine how this ingredient could transform into various cooking styles and bring us the joyful surprise of different flavors and texture. My vegan no-oil veggie balls are steamed, no boiling nor stir flying involved. That is the secret of yummy chewy texture,…

Asian Twist Spaghetti alla Pesto Recipe (Vegan)

One of my family’s favorite Pesto that I created is made with perilla leaves and almonds. As I can’t quite find high quality basil leaves in neighbor markets, and I failed to raise them in a pot that I tried completely indoor concerning the bad air quality here in Korea. Ever since we moved here,…

Bell Pepper Carrot Cheese Muffin Recipe

Quick n’ easy breakfast muffins, I also bake them for boys’ weekday snack before they head to swimming or boxing classes. ​Surely, perfect for sudden visitors, your friends would be so happy smelling this when they come in to your house! I like using little flour for my savory muffins, they are like somewhat between muffin…

Salmon Onion Spaghetti with Five Herb n’ Spice Recipe

This spaghetti dish often surprises people with its unexpected bold flavor, because it even looks  bland rather than simple.  ​Very easy to make for lunch.  Or to take outside, as it’ not saucy, great for picnic and tastes still nice when it’s cooled.

Deconstructed Shepherd’s Pie Atypical Recipe Tip

(This article was originally posted in June 2017 on old website.) We love Shepherd’s pie, but due to the animal fat content, the authentic one with 100% beef, milk, and butter in mashed potato is a little too much for my children.  So I thought of adjusting the ratio of ingredients, this deconstructed SHEPHERD’S PIE…