Monthly Archives: January 2011

Hummus; healthy chick pea paste

A couple of small cups of dip or paste for chips and sticks are surely demanded at a party.  But who want high-calorie, high-fat mayo or cream cheese in it?  We want guilty-free, healthier alternative but have no compromise on its taste— then hummus is what you want.

Homemade hummus is healthy and yummy, and  actually very easy to make.

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Kara-age : fried chicken my hometown style

You might have tried some kara-age (pronounce each syllable separately, ka-ra-a-ge) chicken at a sushi restaurant.  It is the one of the most popular Japanese foods in the U.S.

I would love to share the recipe of my hometown, Hokkaido. This is actually easier than regular Kara-age recipe and has more enhanced flavor. You want beer with this.

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