Lemon & Dill Tilapia

Fish is fish 🙂 Did you know that you can change the sex of a Tilapia fish. They use the hormone 17alpha-methytestosterone to induce the young female fishies to convert into males.  Sex Reversal Article 2 Tilapia fillet 3 tbsp Lemon Olive oil Wash and dry Tilapia with paper towel. Coat the fish with lemon and a […]

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7 Eleven Onigiri

Onigiri was my comfort food when I lived in Yokosuka. After a long work day, I would walk my way to a 7 Eleven store and pick up a couple of onigiri’s and a salad plate. You can stuff it inside or mix furikake into the rice. They’re easy to make. Ingredients: Cooked rice, Stir-fried Pork […]

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Stir-Fried Pork

Ingredients: Thinly sliced pork, onions, apple juice, ginger, garlic, 2 tbsp sugar, 2 tbsp mirin, 1 tbsp red wine, 2 tbsp soy sauce, red pepper flakes, & sesame seeds. Fry everything in a pan on medium high heat, cook until all the juice thickens and the meat is very tender. Preferably served with rice and […]

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Garlic & Shrimp

What is a Shrimp? I’ve been eating shrimp ever since I can remember. My mom cooked them in many different ways such as soup, pan fried, and even steamed. And yet, I know nothing about these little crustaceans. “Shrimp” n. a small free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body, typically marine and frequent harvested for food. Word Origin: middle […]

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Bacon & Kimchee fried rice

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Very good! Yesterday, we took a short trip to the Asian store after getting an oil change. We bought ready-made Kimchee. For lunch, I’m too lazy to cook anything that requires a lot of pots…so I’m using left-over rice from last night’s pan fried pot-sticker dinner. This recipe is a tweaked […]

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Fried Chicken

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Delicious! I want more… I love chicken! Especially when deep fried into crispy goodness. There are many ways to make everything crunchy, but if you want it extra crispy for next day’s lunch/dinner, use potato starch instead of flour. You’re lucky if your local Walmart store sells potato starch, […]

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Bacon rice porridge (Congee)

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Delicious! I want more… It’s been a long while since I’ve posted, and I’m definitely back from hiatus. Congee or rice porridge is a staple in most Asian diets. Every Asian country has their own version of ingredients. I grew up eating congee/rice porridge/lelut/lugaw made with tripe every summer morning […]

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