October 16, 2013

Lazyass Cookin’: Goya Champuru

by Kayoko Akabori

I don’t know what’s going on in your neck of the woods, but what is going on with the weather in the Bay Area?!?!? We are experiencing really schizophrenic weather patterns — it will go from warm to cold in an instant. Take today, Tuesday 10/15. It was quite chilly in the morning, then we […]

July 13, 2010

Slightly Peckish: Bitter Gourd Salad

by Sakura Gooneratne

As it’s hot, Hot, HOT in London at the moment, dinners have generally been cool affairs: cold noodles, salads and a tonne of watermelon. I fear I’ll be growing a watermelon soon. No, wait, that’s just my tummy. I’ll get myself to the gym once this gorgeous weather fades. I’ve grown to love salads as […]

August 10, 2009

Japanify: Goya (Bitter Melon)

by Yoko Kumano

I finally had the guts to buy a goya because there was a half-cut goya on sale for 50 yen at my local supermarket last week. I had always envied my Okinawan friend who could nonchalantly cook up Goya-Chanpuru. Until last week, goya was much too intimidating for me to take up. Goya is a […]