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Category Archives: Root vegetable

Stuffed Shells
スタッフドシェル

I was thinking about making something totally different. But that didn’t happen for so many reasons, and it ended up like this. But I didn’t complain. This is what they looked like when the shells were stuffed. Can you tell what was inside? Well, the filling was a mixture of different things, but one of […]

Hot and Sour Soup
酸辛スープ

November in Minnesota is probably my least favorite month. It’s not only cold but also gloomy. I recently heard a local meteorologist confirm that we get the least amount of sun in November in Minnesota. What do I want to eat on a gloomy day? Well, soup is one of my favorite go-to food. I […]

Gochujang Veggie Stuffed Oyaki Buns
コチュジャン野菜お焼き

Remember Oyaki that I posted a while ago? Last time I described it as a “dumpling”, but I later thought a “bun” might be a better word for it. Some people thought it was more like pot stickers or ravioli, and Oyaki is really not like that at all. It’s much more substantial, as you […]

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 […]

Moroccan Chickpea Stew with Roasted Veggies
ロースト野菜のせモロッコ風ひよこ豆シチュー

Last week Terry and I took a whole week off and enjoyed a few mini trips. The destination of one of the trips was our favorite city, Chicago. We LOVE Chicago for so many reasons, but one of the things we really enjoy doing there is trying different restaurants because there are so many options! […]

Avocado Toast Sticks
アボカドトーストスティック

Always love avocado toast. But when I visited The Lynhall and had their beautiful open brioche sandwich, I was so inspired to make my avocado toast pretty and colorful! I happened to have beautiful fruit and veggies already in my house, and all I needed to do was to gather them. I used my homemade […]

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