When it comes to rice, I would rather eat noodles or anything wheat-based over it. This is funny because growing up, my family ate rice pretty much every night. So when I’d go to AYCE (all-you-can-eat) sushi places, I would always skip the temaki sushi cones. I find that every time I have some sort of sticky (glutinous) rice, I would fill up really easily, leaving no room for the other goodies.
I recently came across an onigiri mold at Daiso and was intrigued. I had never had onigiri before, but it sounded interesting. (more…)
It’s already May! With Mother’s Day around the corner, and my mother-in-law visiting us, I wanted to treat her (early) to a matcha version of my light and delicious cotton cheesecake. It’s based on the same recipe as the original Japanese Cotton Cheesecake I posted as my first recipe post, however, I’ve tweaked the amount of matcha and sugar for this variation. (more…)
If you’ve been around an Asian mall food court, you will have seen them: pastel-coloured drinks with neon-coloured wide fat straws sticking up and black mini balls on the bottom.
Those mini black balls are the name-sake of the drink called “Bubble Tea.” (more…)