December 31, 2009

Reflection: A Decade of Fatty

by Kayoko Akabori

I’ve been a bit nostalgic these days, with the end of the decade approaching… any minute now. It’s a heavy load! The 00’s have certainly been a heartstopping (OBAMA!) slash heartbreaking (9/11) decade. Sigh. It’s over. As I have thought heavily on the best films (IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE, dir. Wong Kar-wai), books (PATTERN […]

June 22, 2009

ReCPY: Thai Curry with Pork, Sorta…

by Moto Yamamoto

This week’s ReCPY features pork. Pork is a very versatile meat, and a lot more flavorful than chicken. Dark chicken meat is great, but Americans usually prefer the dry and boring breast meat, which is really uncool. Pork, however, keeps its moisture pretty well, unless you totally over cook it. I was craving something curry […]

June 15, 2009

ReCPY: Perfect Baked Fries for Perfect Burgers

by Moto Yamamoto

I had a busy weekend, and didn’t have time to cook so I dug up old pictures for this week’s ReCPY. When making burgers, inevitably you have to make fries as well. However, I cannot fry fries, since my BF doesn’t eat fried food. I have made oven baked fries, but it’s always a bit […]

June 8, 2009

ReCPY: Japanese Cheese Cake

by Moto Yamamoto

I don’t like cheese cake. Especially NY-style cheese cake, which is like eating cream cheese as is. You are done after one bite, it’s enough. In Japan, we have baked cheesecake, which is very light and fluffy. This week’s recipe is how to make ever-so light baked cheese cake. The art of Japanese cheese cake […]