Watermelon Matcha

In the mood for something cold, fruity and colorful? Here's a watermelon matcha. #watermelon #matcha #greentea #nonalcoholic

this watermelon matcha is perfect for hot summer afternoons, when you need a caffeine nudge and plenty of fruity refreshment. make sure to hide pinterest pic once i pin everything we were spoiled at work last year, and got summer fridays for 3 1/2 months. we were blissfully off at 2pm every friday from memorial […]

Yaki Onigiri

These yaki onigiri are delicious plain, since the rice is already seasoned, and the crispy crunchy rice bits are the stars anyways. #japanese #asian #rice

these yaki onigiri, or crispy pan-fried japanese rice balls, are so tasty that you (almost) don’t need to eat them with anything else. this post (originally posted in march 2016) was refreshed with new pictures. are you obsessed with dolsot bibimbap (the korean dish with crispy rice, sesame-flavored veggies and toppings, and spicy/sweet gochujang sauce)? […]

Jasmine Tea Ochazuke

Use your favorite toppings for ochazuke (tea rice!). I've used bacon, pickled daikon and sauteed zucchini here. #japanese #asian #tea #rice

this ochazuke (aka rice with tea) is a jasmine tea ochazuke. it’s just as delicious in the summer at room temp as it is in the winter steaming hot! i’ve been feeling a little antsy recently. maybe because some of my close friends have been travelling a lot, maybe because i’m remembering how much i […]

Zha Jiang Mian

The base of the sauce for zha jiang mian comes from sweet bean sauce, which you can find in Asian or Chinese grocery stores. #chinese #asian #noodles

i first posted this zha jiang mian in dec 2014, but i’ve been eating it for years. figured it was time for an upgrade of pictures, and maybe a written recipe rather than my lazy ramblings (; it’s the last bit of asian pacific american heritage month, aka the last post of the year where […]