Impress your friends with Chawan Mushi, a comforting and silky smooth Japanese egg custard steamed in a cup. It makes a lovely starter to any meal.
These delicious Crab Cakes are the perfect appetizer. Serving them on a bed of leafy greens makes a lovely presentation.
Vadai is a favorite Indian snack. Mom used to make these and my brothers and I really enjoyed them. They are crispy and crunchy on the outside and soft and moist on the inside. They are especially delicious, straight out of the pan. When cooled, it is best eaten with curry. I made some sweet…
Delectable sesame seeded Honey Chicken Buns filled with honey and ginger flavored chicken. They are perfect for a snack or light lunch.
Delicious Turkey Pot Pie with flaky homemade pie crust. Totally freezer friendly. Assemble, freeze, and bake from frozen when desired.
Sui Kow (Chinese Dumplings) are delicious fan shaped dumplings served in broth. They can also be deep fried or pan fried and steamed as pot stickers.
These tasty pan fried Sardine Patties are wonderful served as an appetizer, snack, or side dish. They are also gluten free.
Simple and tasty homemade rolled sushi or Maki-zushi filled with Nova lox and tender asparagus. Full instructions with step-by-step pictures.
Onigiri with Jyuntoro – Japanese rice balls wrapped with seasoned dried kelp. Perfect in the lunch box and great as a tasty snack.
Inarizushi – sushi rice stuffed in sweet soy sauce flavored tofu pouches. They are the perfect food on-the-go and are fun and tasty to eat.
Yee Sang is a raw fish salad that originated in Singapore and is popular in both Singapore and Malaysia. It is a symbol of prosperity and abundance, and is normally served as an appetizer during a Chinese New Year Feast. The dish is served with raw fish, shredded daikon, jicama, carrots, pickled ginger, pomelo, fried…
Elegant and delicious Uramaki (Inside-out Roll) with avocado, shrimps, and pickled ginger. Recipe with step-by-step instructions and pictures.
Silky smooth Wontons in clear chicken broth are great as a starter or appetizer. They can also be deep fried to perfection as finger foods.
These golden Tofu Fish Balls are excellent served with sweet chili sauce as an appetizer or finger food. Hard to stop at just one.
Soft garlicky Chinese Savory Pancakes with Chinese chives, carrots, and shrimps for an afternoon snack or as a tasty side dish.
Happy Friday! We all look forward to the weekends and the excitement starts on Friday. The Ro-Ri boys seem a little more cheerful than usual. In place of the usual bento, I decided to make tuna sandwiches instead. Just for the fun of it, I molded the hard boiled eggs and cut out checkered apples….
We look forward to the weekends, and Saturdays are the best! Ro-Ri’s kitchen opens shorter hours and it is Biren’s day off. It is also the day you will find Ro-Ri San in the kitchen. Saturday morning breakfast is Ro-Ri San’s specialty, and rice quesadilla was on the menu this morning. Highland blend tea and…
I was a little more “inspired” last evening and so I made some spam musubi for the lunchboxes. I used a rectangular rice mold to press the rice into shape and then cut it into smaller pieces. Topped it with a slice of ham and tied a nori ribbon round it. The kids love spam…