Category Archives: Breakfast & Brunch

Effortless Strawberry Shortcake With Lemon Zest Drop Scones

Our tiny little strawberry plants are still going strong, soaking up all that sun and rain in the race for strawberry-gedon. Growing up in an traditional Asian family, if I wanted baked goods I either had to go out and

Effortless Strawberry Shortcake With Lemon Zest Drop Scones

Our tiny little strawberry plants are still going strong, soaking up all that sun and rain in the race for strawberry-gedon. Growing up in an traditional Asian family, if I wanted baked goods I either had to go out and

Aloha Loco Moco

When you’re stupid enough to do the Pihea to Alakai Swamp trail (cuz it’s normal to find swamps at 4000 ft, right?) with a brief stop at the Kilohana lookout on your second day in paradise while it’s raining you’d

Aloha Loco Moco

When you’re stupid enough to do the Pihea to Alakai Swamp trail (cuz it’s normal to find swamps at 4000 ft, right?) with a brief stop at the Kilohana lookout on your second day in paradise while it’s raining you’d

Salmon Cakes With Spicy Harissa Rémoulade

Sometimes the weather life gets the better of you and before you realize it, that lovely thick salmon fillet you were planning on turning into 石狩鍋 Ishikari nabe (a hearty salmon stew with potatoes and a delicious miso-dashi-onion broth) gets

Salmon Cakes With Spicy Harissa Rémoulade

Sometimes the weather life gets the better of you and before you realize it, that lovely thick salmon fillet you were planning on turning into 石狩鍋 Ishikari nabe (a hearty salmon stew with potatoes and a delicious miso-dashi-onion broth) gets

Zesty Meyer Lemon-Blueberry Scones

That oft quoted old adage, Gluttony Necessity is the mother of invention seems to be my cooking motto. Half of my wacky experiments are the result of cravings while the rest are made up of captivating finds and the guilt

Zesty Meyer Lemon-Blueberry Scones

That oft quoted old adage, Gluttony Necessity is the mother of invention seems to be my cooking motto. Half of my wacky experiments are the result of cravings while the rest are made up of captivating finds and the guilt

Moroccan Kefta Tagine With Chickpea Meatballs

As an omnivore, I’ve always felt that vegetarian fare needs better PR. Oftentimes it’s considered an anemic, watered down version of its meatful cousins and that’s really a shame cuz with some aromatic spices and a little extra preparation, I

Moroccan Kefta Tagine With Chickpea Meatballs

As an omnivore, I’ve always felt that vegetarian fare needs better PR. Oftentimes it’s considered an anemic, watered down version of its meatful cousins and that’s really a shame cuz with some aromatic spices and a little extra preparation, I

塩鮭お茶漬け: Japanese Comfort Food Or Miso-Salted Salmon With Green Tea

We always enjoy having guests. Not just for the company although that’s always welcome (the pooch thinks an extra set of hands to pet him is the best thing ever and likes to celebrate by showing off his dog soccer

塩鮭お茶漬け: Japanese Comfort Food Or Miso-Salted Salmon With Green Tea

We always enjoy having guests. Not just for the company although that’s always welcome (the pooch thinks an extra set of hands to pet him is the best thing ever and likes to celebrate by showing off his dog soccer

My Superpower Is Antifungal (Or The Secret To Gooey Cinnamon Swirl Bread)

Bread and bread-y baked goods are my Achilles’ heel. And no, I didn’t get a dunking in the Styx, thank you very much. I could (and do) eat only bread and some cheese or a few swirls of piquant balsamic

My Superpower Is Antifungal (Or The Secret To Gooey Cinnamon Swirl Bread)

Bread and bread-y baked goods are my Achilles’ heel. And no, I didn’t get a dunking in the Styx, thank you very much. I could (and do) eat only bread and some cheese or a few swirls of piquant balsamic

Crispy Buttermilk Waffles (Or The Reason Why I’m A Hopeless Homebody)e

I admit it, I’m super lame. We live in a walker’s paradise within 5-10 blocks of multiple restaurants that have received culinary sonnets reviews in publications like Bon Appétit and Gourmet but for the most part, we eat at home.

Crispy Buttermilk Waffles (Or The Reason Why I’m A Hopeless Homebody)e

I admit it, I’m super lame. We live in a walker’s paradise within 5-10 blocks of multiple restaurants that have received culinary sonnets reviews in publications like Bon Appétit and Gourmet but for the most part, we eat at home.

Sweet & Savory Pear, Blue Cheese & Pancetta Bread Pudding

Well, it’s official. Fall is here with all the fanfare of torrential downpours which have been pretty much non-stop for the last 12 hours. All the thirsty vegetation seems to have perked up and the house is filled with the

Sweet & Savory Pear, Blue Cheese & Pancetta Bread Pudding

Well, it’s official. Fall is here with all the fanfare of torrential downpours which have been pretty much non-stop for the last 12 hours. All the thirsty vegetation seems to have perked up and the house is filled with the

Who Says It’s Bad To Be Crabby? Savory Dungeness Crab Bread Pudding With Maple-Glazed Bacon

While visiting friends in the city by the bay, the conversation invariably turned to food cuz they’re my friends and we share the same vices interests. We had been tantalized by the upcoming opening of a shop devoted to bread

Who Says It’s Bad To Be Crabby? Savory Dungeness Crab Bread Pudding With Maple-Glazed Bacon

While visiting friends in the city by the bay, the conversation invariably turned to food cuz they’re my friends and we share the same vices interests. We had been tantalized by the upcoming opening of a shop devoted to bread