Incredibly meaty, store-quality plant-based hamburger patties made with a few simple ingredients. Served alone with sauce as with classic Japanese Hamburger Steak (Hambagu ハンバーグ). Equally delicious between hamburger buns as well. Why opt for processed store-bought vegan burger patties when… Read More »Vegan Hamburger Steak (Hambagu)
What better way to cool off from the summer heat than to have these soft, pillowy ice cream delivery packages? Upgrade your store-bought (or in my case, home-made) dairy-free ice cream by enveloping it in mochi. Although mochi ice cream… Read More »Vegan Mochi Ice Cream (Matcha Red Bean)
Creamy, decadent vegan matcha ice cream flecked with bits of sweetened red bean. No-machine, only requiring 15 minutes of active hand-churning time. Any matcha lover knows that sweet red (azuki) bean paste is an essential side to matcha ice cream.… Read More »Vegan Matcha Red Bean Ice Cream (No-Machine)
No-churn, no-machine, no-fuss! Vegan black sesame ice cream with hints of coconut, flecked with black sesame seeds, and drizzled with an umami soy sauce caramel. If you’re lazy like me (or simply just don’t own an ice cream machine), this… Read More »No-churn Vegan Black Sesame Ice Cream (w/ Soy Sauce Caramel)
A simple, no-bake, healthy yet indulgent vegan dessert. The ultimate mash-up of my two favorite Asian flavors: matcha and yuzu.
A simple and customizable teriyaki fried rice, featuring a super flavorful home-made teriyaki sauce. I also give a brief review of Gardein’s meatless turk’y cutlets. My verdict on the Gardein Meatless Turk’y Cutlets: they taste great! After baking, they achieve… Read More »Teriyaki Fried Rice (w/ Gardein Turk’y Cutlets)
A Japanese-Mediterranean fusion marked by vibrant colors — who knew miso and beetroot would come together to make the perfect hummus? It’s so addictively rich and umami! Miso is honestly the ultimate magic ingredient. Its paste-like consistency not only helps… Read More »Miso Beetroot Hummus
Could we possibly make a vegan version of Tamagoyaki (玉子焼き), the famous Japanese Rolled Omelette? Turns out, chickpea (garbanzo bean) flour and whipped chickpea brine (aquafaba) come together to make a great approximation. On the Road Less Traveled In the… Read More »Vegan Tamagoyaki (Japanese Rolled Omelette)