On the occasion of tomorrow's Japanese Doll Festival Hina Matsuri I've found a great recipe by Cookpad for a Hishi Mochi Cheesecake. It is very simple to make and the best is, that you may not need to bake this cake. The red layer contains strawberries, the white layer is cream cheese and the green layer contains mat...
Sometimes I want a quick fix and this recipe gives me the comforts of oyakudon with very little effort!
This is my favorite way to eat sushi. Homestyle... With simple, fresh ingredients. You can set out anything you like or anything you have on hand. And making a hand roll is so easy!
Recipe courtesy of Karolyn of
This is a version of sushi that I have only seen in Hawaii - hotdog sushi. This recipe is a tribute to Eileen Chow who we fondly referred to as "Glen's Grandma". She was making hotdog sushi when nobody else was doing it and in her version, she would cut the hotdog in half and fill it with spicy Chinese hot mustard. T...
Homemade kamaboko appetizers - Easier than you would ever think to make and so many fun variations to try.
Simple recipe for hijiki.
Classic desserts: haupia, cheesecake, sweet potato all combined into one amazing new classic!!
Another version of our Island Saimin. This Okinawan version has a rich and delicious and clean pork broth. Feel free to prepare with either saimin, soba or udon noodles.
This is one of my absolute favorite go to comfort foods. Saimin is a plantation era inspired dish unique to Hawaii. We are so fortunate to still have locations spread throughout the islands that specialize in this delicacy. Each location having their own flavorful dashi broth made with bonito, dried shrimp, kombu or ...