Mochiko Chicken

Hawaiian mochiko chicken – bite sized pieces of chicken are marinated in a sweet rice flour sauce, and deep fried to perfection! I have a confession to make. I didn’t even make the chicken in these pictures… my husband did. Doesn’t it look good?! He is quite a good cook! But then he goes and does…

Sesame Dressing

My favorite dressing of all time is Japanese sesame dressing. I’ve talked before about how much I love black sesame, but I love white sesame just as much! Sesame is a standard dressing used in Japanese homes and restaurants. It’s got that roasty flavor that I can’t get enough of! Many sesame dressings have mayonnaise…

Hawaiian Ahi Poke

A Hawaiian classic: Ahi poke is chunks of Ahi tuna and onions tossed in a sesame soy sauce marinade. An easy and delicious sashimi style dish. Poke, pronounced poh-keh is a Hawaiian word meaning to “slice or cut crosswise into pieces”… But to anyone who is from Hawaii, poke is a popular dish made with…

Caramel Milk Hot or Cold

Hot caramel milk – Easy to make and a perfect breakfast or bedtime drink. Or chill it and drink throughout the day! Apparently today is national coffee day. So, what do you do if you don’t drink coffee?! There’s tea, but what if you want something non-caffeinated? I like herbal teas, but they aren’t SWEET! Someday…