Making mochi

Mochi Making Journey Part 1

One of my favorite desserts of all time is the fantastically soft and squishy Japanese treat: daifuku mochi (大福餅), or “big luck”. Mochi has long been something we’ve wanted to attempt, but the fear of taking on something with such a long tradition and that seemed complicated held us back. In reality, it’s not that […]

Red Bean Paste (Anko): tsubuan and koshian

Fresh Red Bean Paste (Anko)

Let’s go over how to make fresh red bean paste at home! One of our favorite flavors or fillings is red bean paste and homemade red bean paste is by far the best way to enjoy this delicious sweet, because you can control the sweetness and texture so it pairs perfectly with whatever you use […]

Whynter 2.1 Quart Upright Ice Cream Maker

Whynter Ice Cream Maker Review

Leaving behind the nightmare of the KitchenAid Ice Cream Attachment We are very, very big ice cream fans – I mean, we have a whole series on our Youtube channel on making ice creams! Our ice cream making adventure started with a KitchenAid Ice Cream attachment and the quality was always hit or miss. We […]

Braised Korean Radish Tacos

Braised Korean Radish Tacos

Mexican food is one of our favorite things to eat and with our latest efforts in eating less meat, we wanted to make some tacos out of this ingredient. Since radish is rather mild in flavor, we need to introduce some flavor, which we can do by braising. Learn more about the Korean radish here. […]

Korean Radish & Mango Salad

Korean Radish & Mango Salad

There’s no better way to enjoy Korean radish raw than in a refreshing salad! We were inspired by the Thai papaya salad, but this one is just simply sweet and bright – so let’s get into this great summer salad. Learn more about the Korean radish here. Carlienne’s Korean Radish & Mango Salad Materials Mixing […]

Korean Radish

Korean Radish: Episode Six | What the F is this?

Not an unfamiliar ingredient, the Korean radish has always been one of those ingredients we see but walk right past because, well, it’s just a radish. However, launching this whole “What the F is this” series has given us confidence in trying new things or even things we have seen but just never got around […]

Malabar Spinach & Kimchi Korean Pancakes

Malabar Spinach & Kimchi Korean Pancakes

Malabar spinach has quite a bit of flavor and texture for the leaf that it is. While learning about the malabar spinach we were craving Korean pancakes, one of our favorite foods to eat, so we decided to try making our own using malabar spinach. Let’s dive into how to incorporate Malabar spinach into a […]

Malabar Spinach & Nectarine Salad

Malabar Spinach & Nectarine Salad

We were quite surprised at the nice care package our friends dropped off. Our buddies were kind enough to drop off some Malabar spinach, and at first we had no idea what the heck it was! We are very grateful to have friends who own and run a farm that share their goodies with us […]

Malabar Spinach

Malabar Spinach: Episode Five | What the F is this?

One day we received a text from a close friend who owns and runs a farm about 2 hours from us. They asked us if we wanted any of their leafy green vegetables that they have been growing and of of course we wouldn’t say no! We received things like broccoli stems, mint, basil, scotch […]

pita bread

Fluffy Pita Bread

One day we were craving Greek food so we finally made our way over to the famous Nick the Greek chain since they opened another location close to us. Now the gyro was just fine, but the pita bread was the star. The pita’s soft, fluffy, and pliable texture just made our gyro that much […]