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Daikon + Chicken Nikomi

For a while now I’ve been getting weekly supplies of organic vegetables from Radish Boya, an online home delivery grocery store that sells only organic and preservative-free produce. This shop has a very interesting ¬†system, where to be a member you must get the ‘surprise’ box containing seasonal vegetables and fruits. The catch is, you’ll […]

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Aubergine Parmesan

Melanzane alla Parmigiano

My colleague who is always quite productive in his little patch – came to the office bearing a basket full of produce that he couldn’t take to his Obon holiday place in Oita and said, “Take it away, do what you want with them, just don’t throw them away.” Looking at the contents of the […]

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In due time I will update the post with stories from the Tokyo Bay fishing expedition. But for now… here’s a quick Julia Recipe inspired “Bouillabaise”, adapted the MOP way. Ingredients For Soupe de Poisson: 1 cup minced onion (from 1 medium sized onion) 1/4 minced spring onion 1/2 cup olive oil 4 cloves mashed […]

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My first… OrangePot

I’d like to tell you the story about My first… OrangePot. Many moons ago, exactly in September 2005, I made the leap to purchase my first ever Orange Pot.¬†Every time I look at this OrangePot, I am always transported to the memory of my many firsts… When I just started living in Japan, I used […]

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