Bean Sprouts with Cheese and Sri Racha


Bean Sprouts with Cheese and Sri Racha Give me lots of flavor with my bean sprouts! I am not someone who enjoys a handful of raw bean sprouts dropped into my ramen bowl or salad. No thank you. If you follow my blog you know that I live for strong and punchy flavors so if you… 

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The Ramen Experience (Ichiran)


The Ultimate Ramen Experience. Eating ramen in Japan is a religious experience. Whenever I come for a visit it’s almost guaranteed that ramen will be the first dish I eat. Not only is it absolutely delicious, it’s also very easy to find! Walk down any street in Japan and you are bound to find yourself staring at… 

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Hayashi Ground Beef Curry


Hayashi Ground Beef (Dry) I love taking trips to Japan because I always come back feeling so inspired in the kitchen! Walking past restaurant windows displaying plastic food replicas of their menu is genius because it will eventually make you hungry! I love soba noodles so much that whenever I see fake soba bowls I… 

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Healthy Snack: Soy and Sesame Edamame


Healthy Snack: Soy and Sesame Edamame Bring me edamame any time, anywhere and I will eat the entire bowl by myself! Tender but still yielding a slight crunch, I adore the texture and taste of edamame peas in their salty pods. Yum yum yummy! The fact that it also makes a very healthy snack is… 

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Ginger Soda with Lime Leaf and Chili

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Ginger Soda with Lime Leaf and Chili Once in a while I want to open and big bottle of Coke and just chug the whole thing down. I grew up when Coke was simply cool and didn’t have any major negative connotation attached to it. If you wanted something cold and refreshing to hit that sweet spot, Coke was… 

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Tofu Scramble with Soy Mirin Clams


Tofu Scramble with Soy Mirin Clams This sounds like a crazy recipe made with ingredients you would never think of putting together doesn’t it? At least that’s what I originally thought and I hesitated for about oh… Five seconds before giving it a try because that’s how great dishes are born; you have to take risks! Tofu scramble… 

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