daikon radish

Simmered Daikon Radish

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Happy 2017 my friends!  I have been taking a much needed break to focus on our sweet new baby girl and moving.  We sold our previous home and finished moving out the week before last and are now temporarily living with my in-laws while our new home is being built. (Squeeeeee!!!!!)  Talk about starting the […]

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Daikon, Carrot, Persimmon, and Pomegranate Sunomono

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Add this recipe to ZipList! Daikon, Carrot, Persimmon, and Pomegranate Sunomono Makes approximately 5 servings Recipe Note: The sunomono can be made and stored in the refrigerator ahead of time.  After about 6 hours the flavors start to become stronger, which I personally like, but which may be less appealing to some guests.  So if […]

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Tofu Steak

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Tofu Steak Makes 4 servings (3.75 ounces each) 15 ounce block extra firm tofu (it is fine if your tofu block is slightly smaller or larger) salt and pepper 2 tablespoons grated or finely minced garlic 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 – 4 tablespoons sesame oil Toppings/garnishes of choice: soy sauce, ponzu, sambal oelek, grated […]

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Calling all cukes! Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

If you give me a choice between your regular garden variety cucumber and a Japanese cucumber, I will choose the Japanese cucumber every time, hands down. I love cucumbers, but for me, the Japanese cucumber is the empress of them all. It does not need to be peeled or seeded and the flavor is mild […]

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