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Matcha and red bean ice cream filled dorayaki.

Mini Ice Cream Dorayaki

Dessert Japanese Snack

Hi I’m Emi and I’m a recovering ice cream-aholic. Kev and I have been on a serious late night ice cream streak lately, although delightfully delicious it’s probably not good for the hips.  Thankfully our friend started having evening boot camps sessions, so it’s lessen…

December 18, 2015


Asian Dinner Japanese

If you were to ask me what my favourite winter dish was growing up, I would definitely say nikujaga (肉じゃが). Nikujaga (meat and potatoes in Japanese) is a homey dish made of simmered potatoes, onion, shirataki, and surprisingly just a bit of meat for…

December 16, 2015

Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki

Dinner Japanese

Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き) is a savoury Japanese pancake that is an instant favourite with anyone who eats it. It consists mainly of batter, lots and lots of shredded cabbage, and a multitude of additional ingredients which suits its name perfectly – “grilled as you like…

November 14, 2015
Tuna and salmon poke rice bowl dinner set

Tuna and Salmon Poke Bowls

Asian Dinner Fish Japanese

Kevin has been talking about and showing me pictures of poke bowls non-stop this week. No, I don’t mean pictures of hands poking bowls, but rather delicious tuna poke rice bowls filled with other yummy toppings. Poke (pronounced either po-kei or po-kay, I’ve heard…

November 4, 2015