Tag Archives: cooking

Cooking Japanese food with my mom: Okara and Tempura

My mom doesn’t cook as much as she used to. She used to cook everything — mostly Japanese food of course. She even used to make her own tofu. After my dad passed away in the early ’90s she cooked for herself for years, making large portions of dishes to freeze and re-heat as meals […]

New Asian Cuisine has recipes from top chefs, and an Asian grocery map for your shopping list

I should have written about New Asian Cuisine a long time ago, since I’ve been subscribing to the site’s email newsletter for years. Seriously, I don’t know what I’m thinking. NAC is just plain cool, and worth visiting. Regularly. The site is a treasure trove for foodies who love to cook, and who love Asian […]

Asian Supper is a great source for dinner planning

Since we’re such foodies, people think Erin and I eat out all the time. But the fact is, we cook a lot at home too. Last night, f’rinstance, I grilled chicken breasts rubbed with homemade spinach pesto, served with Caesar salad with homemade dressing (Erin makes the BEST Caesar dressing) and wild grain rice, drizzled […]