Category Archives: All things foodie related

Aloha, Mahalo – Top 5 Great Places to eat in Honolulu – #5

A long weekend in Honolulu calls for lots of sun-worship & eating & drinking;)  Below are on-going list of restaurant reviews based on recommendations (one-a-day). 1) Eggs-n-Things: One of the few non-chain breakfast eatery in the heart of Waikiki serving … Continue reading

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Fruit sushi – show time for the neighborhood get-together.

fruit sushi, catering-style~ Lesson learned today.  Don’t underestimate how much more energy and prep it takes cooking for more than 4-6 people, even if it’s not “true cooking”.    Decided to impress the new neighbors by my culinary creations of … Continue reading

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Korean food – the next HOT trend?

It looks like what I’m doing may be the next HOT trend in food.  Check out this article from the Wall Street Journal.  CPK is doing a kalbi beef pizza test and Campbells (as in the soup)’s doing some soup … Continue reading

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cupcakes with plums

cupcakes w plums Originally uploaded by kelpunk Tried using cherrybrook kitchen’s non-dairy box mix over the weekend. Bit gummy but still very tasty. The watermelon plums from the farmers market were perfect that i sliced them super-thin and topped the … Continue reading

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Korean dolma recipe using korean perilla leaves (aka purple mint, japanese basil, shiso leaves or "kkaennip")

My mom has a bountiful garden this summer and I’ve gotten my share of cherry tomatoes, zucchini, shishito and korean peppers, eggplants, and of course, the ever-growing korean perilla leaves.  These leaves are typically steamed then marinated or pickled and … Continue reading

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Korean dishes: banchan ("little dishes") – an intro: Kimchi = Korean

After a weekend of Korean BBQ at the Yelp! KBBQ Event , I’m inspired to go back to my roots of Korean food!    Banchan basically translates to “little dishes” that Koreans eat with rice.  It’s sorta like Korean version of … Continue reading

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Fruit Sushi – heirloom tomato & mozzarella

Yes – tomato IS a fruit, actually (ie., bears seeds).   Full of lycopene, VitC; full of anti-oxidants:)

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Julie and Julia – coming out tomorrow! Who's going to go c it?

Julie & Julia It’s feels like my story…hehee.  Did you know that Julia Child didn’t get her culinary career going until she was 37 years old???  I’m ALMOST that age – maybe it means something?… Can’t wait to see it~ … Continue reading

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