Wakame Seaweed Salad dressed with organic apple cider vinegar and toasted sesame oil.
Black Trumpet/ Chanterelle Mushroom Pasta - direct & earthy flavors, these mushrooms easily churn out impressive home-cooked dishes.
Pea greens tend to be fibrous compared to the shoots but in-season fresh pea greens are tender-perfect for this healthy Stir-Fry Pea Greens with Gojiberries.
Easy and delicious Garlic Roasted Broccoli
Steamed Chicken with Assorted Mushrooms. So easy and delicious.
Asparagus, Artichoke, Shrimp En-Papillote, easy healthy and flavorful with spring vegetables!
Steamed rice or rice congee with small plate sides, typical in Asia, tasty, comforting, homey!
Snap Peas Stir-Fry. In-season spring sweet peas balanced with briny hijiki seaweed in a special healthy way.
Lion Mane Mushroom, Monkey Head Mushroom, or the Hedgehog
Spring forward with this easy and quick in-season Asparagus Stir Fry
Stir-Fry Baby Shiitake Mushrooms and Tat-Soi. Easy, fresh, and delicious with winter's farmer market produce.
Roasted Whole Okra. Quick and easy, perfect as healthy and delicious Superbowl appetizer-snack (vegetarian, vegan)!
Meat Sauce Udon Noodles, reminiscent of my first memorable experience with black pepper udon noodles in a Chinese eatery, and this is equally satisfying.
The addition of wine-infused sweet gojiberries round up this subtly bitter and peppery mizuna (Japanese mustard) stir-fry very well.
Shirasu, whitebait, or Japanese anchovy, easily transforms into savory egg fritter omelet
Plain fresh rice rolls brought to life when fried with eggs, and garnished with salty "fish floss" - a kind of crisp flaky shredded dried fish.
Kale & Bok Choy Bibimbap, light, healthy, easy, summer-ready!
Mushroom & Cucumber Noodles with Egg, cut down on prep time, prepare individual components in advance, inspired by The New York Times
Easy Rasam Soup, a sourish soup with tomatoes, good-for-you spices and generous cilantro
Kale with Gojiberries.
Black Pepper Chicken infused with lots of good-for-health spices.
Baked Eggs & Turkey Breast Slice "Muffins"
Sausage, Peas & Egg Fried Rice, extra fragrant using fat rendered from the sausage
Chicken & Dumpling Soup
Hong Kong-Style Breakfast Ham and Macaroni Soup, with Egg
A soup with elements of immunity boosters, this Chicken Soup with Ginger and Mushrooms is also perfect on a cold and rainy day.
Sake-Steamed Lobster Tails, with Broccolini
One-Pot Chicken Congee
Hearty Chicken Barley Soup, perfect comfort food, especially satisfying during the cold winter
Silkie (Black) Chicken Soup is winter tonic soup for some Chinese who believe in nourishing the "yang" element in our bodies during the cold season.
Whitebait Egg Fritters Omelet, wonderful childhood memories of Whitebait or Shirasu
Spicy Sausage and Kale Pasta, sauce-less pasta can be so flavorful too!
Maitake Mushrooms with Chinese Broccoli, popular 'king of mushrooms' in Japan
Spicy Bratwurst Sausage with Kale & Chard, an alternative to filling up your hot dog!
En Papillote, Parchment Cooking, fuss-free, clean, neat, retaining moisture and flavors
Peppery Arugula and Crisp Cooling Cucumber Pasta Salad, good enough to stand as a main dish
Grilled Salmon Collar, best enjoyed with squeeze of lemon, or use as fish broth base for soups
Kale with Oyster Mushrooms, easily paired with pasta, noodles or rice for a vegetarian one-dish meal.
Red Russian Kale, another variety of kale. Not often seen in the grocery store but you can always grow it in your garden.
Artichoke Lavash Flatbread Pizza. Easy-to-make pizza made possible by frozen artichokes, peas and corn!
Chicken Hot Dog with Bell Peppers, Cucumbers and Sauteed Garlic Kale. Call it the "better" hot dog.
Sesame goodness with a little peanut butter love on these thin pasta (Angel Hair) noodles. Simply delicious!
Other than sashimi-style, steaming is the best way to go with fresh seafood, including this fresh Steamed California Abalone!
Surf & Turf Barbeque, with all other vegetarian dishes (salads & pizzas) to keep the vegetarian guest happy!
Heirloom Tomatoes Baby Kale Pasta made special with fried shallot toppings. Extra tasty!
Asparagus Soup, made using fibrous bottom stems of asparagus