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On carrots and Mother's Day

I wasn’t able to visit my mother for Mother’s Day, but of course she was in my thoughts as we all honored our mothers and all that they have done for us.   521 more words


Roast chicken with honey, spices and  dates

This is a very easy way of cooking and serving chicken, especially, if like me you just can’t carve.

1 large chicken

2 large red onions – sliced into rounds… 260 more words


Farmers' Market (Japan)

Farmers Market in Japan

Visited a farmers market in a small port town called Onomichi. It’s 30mins drive from the nearest airport. Many Japanese movies are filmed at the peaceful small town. 167 more words


A veal dish for hollow legs

I can still remember the first time I ate my own home-cooked meal of the famous Italian dish Osso Buco, literal meaning ‘hollow bone’. It was 1983 and I had recently bought a Crock Pot, a type of slow cooker that was fashionable at the time. 439 more words

Cooking At Home

Home-Grown Green Frill

Green Frill – Field Mustard “Nanohana” from Family’s Kitchen Farm

Beautiful bounty of four season in Japan. People appreciate the best season of each food  called “Shun” in Japanese. 139 more words


Preserved Japanese Lemon

Since I learnt that the Seto Inland Sea region produce very good quality of domestic unwaxed lemon in Japan, I bought some and made bottles of preserved lemon for my dishes.First bottle was made in late January …and add second in Feb… now I have five bottles in my fridge! 41 more words


roasted sunchoke soup with white beans, labneh and chives

Sometimes, you just need soup.

Even with spring on the horizon and a warm blush in the air, we still have rainy, windy, chilly days here in Seattle. 613 more words