Slow Cooker Filipino Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo is a Filipino dish that I grew up having all the time. Once you try it, you’ll understand why it was so popular with my family! Take a quick sauce that has layers of sweet, savory, salty, and tangy flavors, then add juicy chicken thighs and braise them until they’re unbelievably tender, and… Continue reading Slow Cooker Filipino Chicken Adobo

Miso Quinoa Fried Rice

Even though there are distinct differences between rice and quinoa, it’s actually pretty easy to substitute one for another in a number of recipes. Fried rice is one tasty, tasty example of that! Quinoa absorbs flavor beautifully through the steaming process, so it’s a great time to incorporate the uniquely umami flavor of miso. Miso… Continue reading Miso Quinoa Fried Rice

Salmon Poké

(Really, if I had a dollar for every joke I’ve heard connecting poké with Pokémon…) Poké is a Hawaiian term roughly translating to “cut into pieces,” but that name doesn’t quite do this island dish justice. At its base, poké typically consists of raw sushi-grade fish (salmon or tuna are the most traditional options) tossed… Continue reading Salmon Poké

Better Than Takeout: Japanese Cuisine

If you’re looking for ideas for a Japanese-inspired meal, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re in the mood for delicate soba noodles or a hearty donburi, you’re bound to find a crave-worthy idea or two here! Hapanese New Year’s Noodles Mushroom Shrimp Ramen Teriyaki Glazed Meatballs Hapanese Sukiyaki Japanese Curry Oven-Fried Tonkatsu Char… Continue reading Better Than Takeout: Japanese Cuisine