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Category Archives: Root vegetable

Satoimo Croquettes
里芋あおさコロッケ

Satoimo is a Japanese taro root vegetable. This has an interesting slimy! texture. You’ve probably known by now that Japanese people like slimy food (lol). I haven’t had Satoimo for years but last time I visited the local Asian grocery store I found a frozen bag of Satoimo already peeled and cut into bite sized […]

Blistered Kabocha Bento
野菜揚げ巻き弁当

Finally our new BENTO boxes arrived from Japan! This metal one is for Terry. I never thought the one I had was girly, but when Terry told me that he wanted a “manly” BENTO box, I could see that the kitties on the lid were probably not very appropriate for a 40-something male (lol). I […]

Root Veggie Soup
酒入り根菜汁と、うつわ。

There are a lot of great root veggies to enjoy this time of the year. Some of my favorites are Daikon radish and Japanese Satsuma potato. This miso-based root veggie soup is an ultimate comfort food for me. This Nigori-Sake found at CostCo has been one of my recent great finds. I enjoy sipping it […]

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