Pork belly has been my weakness lately. So lovely and meaty. And fatty. In the best kind of way. It’s also inexpensive and a cut that a lot of chefs love. Add it to your repertiore and you’ll find a hundred ways to make it. This meal is a completely fix-it-and-forget-it kind of dinner. Toss… Read More Posh yet Inexpensive | Pork Belly with Somen
The beloved owners of Foodie Cart have a new culinary endeavor inside Mikey’s Late Night Slice in the Short North: an authentic takoyaki house. Savory little ball-shaped dumplings filled with goodies like octopus, Japanese pork sausage or cabbage, are made fresh when you walk up and order.
I have met some of the nicest folks because of writing this blog. One such person is Spenmax. I first ran across her writing when I was looking for bento box ideas for Cherub. She posts regularly about the authentic Japanese lunches that she carefully and lovingly packs for her little ones. I have found… Read More Variation on Dashi | Egg Drop Soup or Tamago Toji
We do a lot of Asian cooking here in Persephone’s Kitchen. I’ve said before that I regularly whip up some version of a stir-fry noodle dish once a week. I love them because they’re so fast and so delicious. But I think I found a new secret weapon to really improving the flavor of my… Read More Two Minute Solution to Elevating Your Game | Dashi