Spam Musubi

Spam musubi looks like mini sushi sandwiches, with very dark green seaweed wrapped around rice and pink Spam.

Spam Musubi Recipe Before we dive into the recipe, what is Spam musubi? It’s a pressed sushi made with Spam, where crispy, pan-fried Spam is covered in teriyaki sauce and sandwiched by fresh rice and roasted seaweed to hold everything in place. It’s a mix of Japanese (the rice and seaweed) and Hawaiian/American cuisine (the […]

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 […]

Vegetarian Bento Box

This bento box has rice, roasted squash, marinated tofu, garlicky cucumbers, pickled radish and sauteed kale, but you can definitely omit parts as you please! #bentobox #lunchideas #vegetarian

this vegetarian bento box has all sorts of goodies: marinated tofu, sesame hazelnut furikake on rice and plenty of vegetables (pickled, marinated, sauteed and roasted!), with chocolate for dessert!  past me is writing this earlier than i usually would because i’m busy eating ice cream and picking up a sanded trashcan in la this weekend. […]

Spam Kimbap

The inside of this spam kimbap looks like a kaleidoscope, with pickled radish, spinach, carrots, eggs and Spam. #spam #kimbap #korean #sushi

last weekend, spent at a retreat for my business + technology club, was full of firsts. some of those firsts are probably best left unsaid, in that hush hush what happens here stays here manner. (there were interesting bits that i felt compelled to share with friends not there, however). others included driving in san diego (surprisingly […]