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French dressing pasta salad

Potluck picnic! It was time for cherry blossoms in Tokyo and I had a potluck gathering and brought this pasta salad. There was a lot of thinking behind this because … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Grandma’s healthy homemade food

My grandma makes the most healthy food on earth, I am not kidding. The other night, I visited my grandparents and had Grandma’s homemade cooking together. Unfortunately I did not … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tomato soup and sandwich at Grim’s, Seattle

The other night in rainy Tokyo, I looked out the window and thought “I want tomato bisque for dinner tonight.” I was never a big fan of tomato bisque, so … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Grilled and fresh vegetables

The season it turning into fall, and I will tell you that maybe I like warm weather better than cold, but ask me again in July 2014 because I will … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Flower garden salad at Aoyama Flower Market Cafe, Tokyo, Japan

I had this delicious garden salad at Aoyama Flower Market Cafe. I forgot to count the types of vegetable that was on my plate, but there must’ve been over fifteen, … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kamakura Local Salad

I love colorful salad. Color really makes a difference in your appetite. Interestingly the other day, I saw on a TV program that introduced several weight loss techniques. One of … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fresh carrot, celery, apple juice

Last month, I went to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for a business trip. I like having south east asia as my destination because I know I get to have tropical fruits, … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Japanese water eggplant but Italian

Japanese eggplants are different from American ones. Japanese ones are long and lean (interestingly the same concept is not applicable to comparing all vegetable between the States and Japan. For … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Noumin Cafe, Shimokitazawa Tokyo

It’s strange to call it “peasant cafe,” but that’s the direct translation from Japanese to English for the name of this cafe. Trust me on this one that it sounds … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Black-eyed Pea Salad

Totally inspired by the summer weather, I spent about an hour chopping up vegetable for this black-eyed pea salad. Okay, I did not need to take an hour to chop … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

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