The other day, I headed to the market to buy our New Year’s eve food with my list in hand. I got everything for ozoni (Japanese New Year’s soup) except for the mochi because although Foodland usually sells komochi, they didn’t have anything but chi chi dango. Unacceptable! I made plans to go to Nijiya Market to look for mochi later.
Ever heard of taco rice? Try this light turkey version for a taste of a very popular dish from the island of Okinawa.
Learn how to cook Japanese tonkatsu or pork cutlets, delicious crispy strips of breaded pork served with sauce.
One thing that I learned about Hawaii when I moved from the Big Island to Oahu for college is that despite living in the same state and having the same obsession with SPAM, there’s still quite a lot of foods that you can go your entire life without eating, even though its in your ethnic food group.
Butter yaki is a perfect example.
Before I met my husband, met his parents, and ate his mother’s cooking, I’d never even heard of Butter Yaki.