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Category Archives: Potato/Squash

Kabocha Squash Ravioli with Pistachio Pesto
南瓜ラビオリ&ピスタチオバジルソース

Terry has been traveling a lot for business lately. Naturally, he eats out a lot. One of the things he does for me during his trip is that if he eats something interesting or tasty, he takes a picture and tells me about it. Pistachio pesto is one of the ideas Terry gave me from […]

Deep Dish Pizza
ディープディッシュピザ

Deep dish pizza, y’all. During our recent trip to Chicago, we had fabulous deep dish pizza at Kitchen17. So since then we’ve been making deep dish pizza more often at our house. This deep dish pizza oven was gifted to Terry by his dad. We press the dough on the dish. Spread homemade cheese, then […]

Kon-Sai Soup
根菜汁

This soul-warming vegetable-packed soup definitely reminds me of home. Kon-Sai means root vegetables in Japan. One of the root vegetables in this soup is Daikon radish. I found this beauty at the local farmers market. This is called konjac and it’s a popular ingredient of this type of soup. Konjac is not a root vegetable […]

Sweet Mama Kabocha Salad
スイートママ南瓜サラダ

As I promised yesterday, in this post I’d like to show you how I used my homemade vegan mayo. I think this Sweet Mama Kabocha Salad is a great way to showcase the mayo as well as this squash which has such a cool name! This is Sweet Mama. I found it at the local […]

Roasted Spiced Butternut Squash Dumpling Dinner
バターナッツスクオッシュダンプリング

Since I started seeing more and more squash (already!) in stores and at farmers market, I decided to pick up one of my favorite squash, butternut squash. I love this picture, how it look with the sunset in the background. The colors do show a fall afternoon… I peeled it and then cut it into […]

Charred Sweet Potato with Cumin Coconut Cream
焦がしスイートポテト、クミンココナッツクリームがけ

I get cooking inspiration from different places, but lately more from Instagram. When I saw a picture of a charred sweet potato dish one of my Instagram friends had at a new and trendy cafe in Minneapolis, The Lynhall, I wanted to make something similar, but 100% plant-based. Since the one picture and a quick […]

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