Garlic & Lemon Shrimp Spaghetti

Hello! It’s been a while. I’ve made my way back to the mainland and managed to get lost in the chaos of packing up and moving. It’s so lovely yet strange to be home! I feel like a tourist in a city I know inside and out. Everything feels new and exciting, but yet I…

Pimp My Instant Ramen

Hello! It’s been a little while. I caught the flu plague that was going around and I was down for the count for over a week. But I am alive! And one thing I definitely ate lots of during that week of sickness was ramen. I don’t know if it’s a requirement for being part…

Tofu & Love

Looking back on 2015, it was a pretty fantastic year. It was full of time in the kitchen, both professional and at home. There was lots of music, friends, family and love. And I finally got to stop taking weekly ferries out to visit Owen, because we moved back in together! 2015 was packed full…

Taco Rice

When my parents and I were in Japan this autumn, we spent a long weekend in Okinawa, the tropical “Hawaii of Japan.” (For reference, it’s actually closer to Taiwan than it is to the rest of Japan.) This beautiful, chill island is famous for Orion beer, black cane sugar, and hot springs. We spent one…