Bacon Parmesan Gougere (Cheese Puffs) Recipe

Bacon Parmesan Gougere (Cheese Puffs) Recipe

As a continuation from our Valentine’s Day dinner post, one of the dishes I made for our appetizers was Bacon Parmesan Gougere. The easiest way to describe a Gougere is a cheese puff. The more technical way of explaining a Gougere is a choux pastry 

An Evening in Paris – Valentine’s Day Dinner

This is our first year celebrating Valentine’s Day as a married couple. Not that we do anything special on Valentine’s Day to begin with but this year, I felt like going the extra mile. I decided to make the hubby a full course French meal 

Chinese Turnip Cake (Lor Bak Go)

Chinese Turnip Cake (Lor Bak Go)

Chinese New Years may have passed but that doesn’t mean we still can’t celebrate with Chinese Turnip Cake! I love ordering these at the restaurants and with our never ending obsession with buying daikon to make pickled daikon or Japanese dishes, it seemed to make 

Roasted Sweet Summer Corn recipe

Roasted Sweet Summer Corn recipe

As mentioned in our previous blog post, we recently purchased the Momofuku cookbook by David Chang. As part of our Valentine’s day dinner, I tried a few of his recipes and decided to blog about my experience and how the dishes turned out. Spoiler alert 

Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken) – Updated Recipe

Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken) – Updated Recipe

If you follow us on Instagram, you’ll know that chicken and duck went on sale for us last week and we stocked up quite a bit… With all this poultry that is enough to last us a a couple of months, we had think of 

Miso Clam Soup

Miso Clam Soup

We had some friends over for dinner this weekend and considering we are trying to refine our Japanese cooking skills, we decided to have a Japanese themed dinner. We started off our morning gathering all of our ingredients. One of the dishes we wanted to 

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Caprese salad is my guilty pleasure. Perhaps it’s because I really don’t know what else I can do with all the fresh basil we’ve been growing in our garden other than making pasta sauce but this dish is pretty solid. I’ve been making it so much 

Ochazuke recipe

Ochazuke recipe

I love Ochazuke… Maybe it’s because I’m always cold regardless of the season but I love how this dish always warms me up. It’s such a simple dish but it tastes so good. This post is part of the #JapanWeek series. I’ve always wondered how 

Agedashi Tofu Recipe

Agedashi Tofu Recipe

This weekend marks Team J’s 7th anniversary. In order to celebrate, I decided to make a Japanese dinner since J loves all things Japanese. I will be featuring all the dishes that I made on the blog as part of the #JapanWeek series. I’ve been 

Chicken noodle soup

Chicken noodle soup

Whenever I’m craving soup, I often default to chicken noodle soup because it seems to be the easiest to make. I also feel that it has enough substance in it that it could double as a meal opposed to some other soups that I make.