Green Tea Pudding 抹茶プリン

Sift 1 ½ Tbsp. green tea powder into a medium bowl. If you have a Chasen (bamboo tea whisk), you can whisk the sieve so there will be no green

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Mizu Yokan 水ようかん

Have you tried or seen a Japanese red bean jelly called Yokan (羊羹, ようかん)?  This traditional Japanese sweet is usually shaped like a rectangular block and the texture is pretty firm so even when

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Croquette Sandwich コロッケサンド

For some dishes, I purposely make extra so that my family can enjoy a different dish with the leftover.  I love Japanese croquette (Korokke) so much that I always make extra

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Bertolli Pasta Sauce

My new kitchen is finally done and I am absolutely in love with it.  I have about 3 times as much storage space as before and there are actually room

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Iced Green Tea Latte アイス抹茶ラテ

I love matcha and one of my favorite drinks that I enjoy in the morning is Iced Green Tea Latte, or Iced Matcha Latte (アイス抹茶ラテ). What is Matcha? In case you

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Yosemite National Park Hotels and Food

I hope you enjoyed my 4 day tour of Yosemite Park, and now I’ll share the my lodging and eating experience. Before when I visited Yosemite with my American host family or friends,

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Cream Soda クリームソーダ

Do you have a drink that makes you feel nostalgic when you drink it and reminds you of childhood?  For me, that’s Cream Soda (クリームソーダ).   My mom wasn’t a big fan

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5 Secrets of the Japanese Food

When it comes to “DIET”, many people think that we should reduce the food and must sacrifice the taste and the moment of enjoyment in food in order to get

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Let’s help Hungry Children – #HungerIsUS Campaign

If you shop at Albertson’s or Safeway, you probably have seen the 1 in 5 Children Struggle with Hunger signs in the stores. Fact: One in five children in America live

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Spice Up Your Meals & Worldwide Giveaway!

Giveaway is sponsored by Season with Spice; however, I was not paid to write this post.  All opinions and text are mine from bottom of my heart. Today I’m excited

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