Recipe List

Takako Nomi's Bet You Can't Eat Just One Biscotti

Takako Nomi is an entrepreneur extraordinaire and an exceptional baker. She's one of those people (like my grandmother, Nona) who does not rely on cookbooks. She intuits the correct measurements and methods when baking. And the results are always delicious. With pen in hand, for those of us who need concrete measurements, I was able to capture her irresistible biscotti recipe.

Betty's Cream Puffs

Dance classmate Betty's cream puff recipe will have your taste buds tap-dancing with delight. 

Tokyo Ozone: New Year Celebration Soup

Courtesy of my brilliantly creative cooking friend, Masako Shimamoto, I am able to share a tasty and authentic Tokyo-style ozone. The soup is traditionally is made to celebrate the New Year.

As in many traditional Japanese dishes, ingredients are sparsely used. The idea is to create a pretty picture in the bowl. Let your inner artist emerge!

Nagoya Style Ozone

Simple, delicious and satisfying New Year's soup from Nagoya. This traditional ozone is filled with the same serenity and goodness found in this southern cosmopolitan town of commerce and temples.

Japanese Soup Stock (Dashi)

Soup stock, dashi, is as essential in Japanese cuisine as it is in Western-style cooking. The good news is that it's a whole lot easier to make!