Back to Basics: Jams

There are many different types of jams out there. Some are more common than others but they have the same technique. Today we’re focusing on strawberry jam because it’s the most popular and everyone knows it.

5-minute chocolate hummus

This is a recipe I recently fell in love with. If you wanted a healthier version of Nutella, or have a nut allergy and want to try something that is close to Nutella, this recipe is right for you.

It will all make sense in the end

I was in my living room drinking my second (or was it third) cup of coffee, writing and creating recipes for my next blog, until I hear the doorbell ring. I opened the door and saw myself. Me 10 years ago. I looked much younger, a lot skinnier, slightly depressed from his past, and maybe…

Miso glazed chicken

Back when I was at culinary school, this recipe saved me a ton of time when it comes to meal prepping.

Fool-proof Miso glaze

Miso will always have a special place in my heart and in the kitchen. Its intense umami flavor works brilliantly with soups which turn into miso soup. The soup we all know and love. I always like to take it one step further and make it into a glaze. It’s perfect if you have an…

Stir-fried noodle with cuttlefish and chili back bean oil

Cuttlefish is a lesser version of octopus and squid. These guys are commonly eaten in East Asia and most parts of Europe. Cuttlefish has a very similar flavor squid and octopus. Plus it’s cheaper. So if you can’t find octopus and squid or if they’re out of your budget, cuttlefish is an excellent substitute. Plus,…

The Horrifying Fallout of COVID-19

I was driving down memory lane in my car. The places I went before the pandemic happened. All the places where I eat with friends, play, and even went away when I feel out of place, slowly disappear.

Miso glazed Japanese sweet potato

This has to be one of my new favorite party sides. It’s super easy, cheap, and pairs well with any kind of drink. Tea, beer, soju, sake and so much more.  Japanese sweet potato can be found in most Asian supermarkets. It’s just mostly label wrong as “yams” (not sure why so don’t be confused)….

Slowly finding peace

It’s been a wild 6 years in the food industry. I’ve been burned, cut, and maybe blown myself up several times. I’ve sacrificed everything for this. My relationship, friends, and parts of my sanity. All my blood, sweat, and tears have been poured onto this place where I call this my passion.

Honey garlic mustard wings

This is a dish that any meat-lovers would like. This recipe is so easy, healthier than your average deep-fried chicken, and can be made a day in advance.