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Roasted Garlic Soy Butter Noodles

Roasted Garlic Soy Butter Noodles

I love the simplicity of these noodles and they’re SO good. I’ve been loving the soy-butter-mushroom combination recently and a little miso gives it more complexity. It’s a riff on Japanese Wafu Shoyu-Butter Mushroom pasta. Wafu pastas are Japanese-style pastas such as creamy mentaiko spaghetti, ketchup Read More

Gluten-Free Veggie Pancakes

Gluten-Free Veggie Pancakes

I first started out trying to make gluten-free veggie pancakes using rice flour + cornstarch. I played with tapiocha starch and even adding in a bit of glutinous rice flour but nothing stuck quite right. Then I discovered Bob’s Red Mill’s 1:1 gluten-free flour sub Read More

Okonomiyaki (Easy Japanese Cabbage Pancake)

Okonomiyaki (Easy Japanese Cabbage Pancake)

I think cabbage (in all of its varieties) is such an under-appreciated vegetable. Also.. you can make SO MUCH with just one head of cabbage. Like you really get a lot for your buck. Anyways!! Here’s an idea for something you can make with that Read More

Kale + Mushroom Eggy Pancake

Kale + Mushroom Eggy Pancake

It’s kinda like a cross between a veggie pancake/bing/jeon and a frittata. I love that the edges come out cwisp and cheese + sriracha is always a winner in my book. I wanted to use shimeji mushrooms for the texture but alas the farmer’s market Read More

Shrimp and Chive Mini Pancakes

Shrimp and Chive Mini Pancakes

Mom’s jiu cai bing (garlic chive pancakes) are always elite. She’d typically make large ones and we’d all fight over the most toasty bits that were crispest and had a slightly char flavor. We’d just tear at these large pancakes with our hands, knives and Read More

Japanese Sweet Potato Hash

Japanese Sweet Potato Hash

My friend was telling me about this Japanese sweet potato hash she had at work the other day that was in a light sweet soy sauce and had mayo drizzle over the top.