10 Easy Party Recipes

I love cooking and it makes me so happy when people enjoy my food. However, cooking for others can be pretty stressful. You want to make sure the food tastes good and still be able to entertain your guests when they arrive. I usually plan out at least 3-4 days, longer if it’s more than…

Kimchi Fried Rice (김치볶음밥)

I couldn’t remember when was the first time I had kimchi fried rice, but I do remember it was so good that I wanted to try making it at home! Kimchi fried rice is actually quite easy to make so give this recipe a try. Since I’m making it at home, I can adjust the…

Tuna Onigiri (Rice Ball)

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Sweet Soy Glazed Basa Fillet

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Baked Lotus Root Chips

During our first visit to Kyushu, Japan, we tried Karashi Renkon, a mustard filled lotus root, which is a speciality of Kumamoto. We also tried lotus root chips which I really liked and regretted that we didn’t buy more to bring home. So during the Chinese New Year weekend, I decided to make lotus root…

Roasted Buttermilk Chicken Thighs

When I first saw the recipe for buttermilk roasted chicken on Smitten Kitchen, I wanted to try it out immediately because it looked so simple AND that you can marinate the chicken ahead of time, making this a fantastic recipe for meal prep. The chicken marinated in buttermilk was so juicy and while there are…