Big Island Candies Coconut Manju

So although this might offend a lot of people that have given me the wonderful, thoughtful gift that is manju, I have to just come out and say it already.

I don’t like manju.

I guess it might be the fact that I just barely tolerate azuki beans. Then there’s the not quite tasty and flaky crust that sends crumbs flying in 10 different directions upon the first

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Review: The Japanese Grill, Part 3

The Japanese Grill

This is Part 3 of my review series on The Japanese Grill: From Classic Yakitori to Steak, Seafood, and Vegetables, which continues my cooking trials with the recipes in the book. Unfortunately, this will be my last attempt at cooking from this book.

In Part 1, I reviewed the general details of the book. For Part 2, tried out two more recipes and invited some guests over for dinner. I chose to try the Salmon with Shiso Pesto and the Foil-Baked Green Beans with Soy Sauce and Garlic.

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