Gold Fish Dumpling with SPAM

Delicate and delicious SPAM Goldfish Dumplings!  Not only will they add a touch of delight for the guests at your table, they are amazingly easy to make thanks to the reliable and super-versatile family favourite – SPAM! Because the seasonings in SPAM are already just right, this recipe requires no measuring.  Half of one can…

Jn Orange-Hued Nem Nuong Sauce

“Have you been to Brodard’s?” “They have this amazing orange sauce.” “We gotta hit Brodard’s! ” “This sauce – there’s nothing like it – especially with their nem nuong rice paper rolls… ” That’s the chorus I hear every time I visit fellow foodies in Orange County, CA. The line of customers waiting at the…

Jn Spicy Seafood Sauce

Ever since my most recent trip to Thailand, I have not been able to stop thinking about this spicy seafood sauce I had there. It’s light, yet full of a mingling of distinct flavors. And it pairs so well with seafood without overpowering them! Now, after experimenting with many various ingredients – I’ve come up…

Jn Steamed Rose Dumplings

Ready for a beautiful appetizer? So fun to make and so captivating to the eyes. These are steamed but you can deep fry them too. Check out the video below and see how simple they are to make. Jn Steamed Rose Dumplings Servings: 8 Rose Dumplings List of Ingredients: 32 Round Sue Gow Wraps Shrimp…

Jn Live show on Instagram – Lobster Asian Seafood Boil

I journeyed home to my kitchen in Rochester, MN this weekend. I told D that I would take a few days off before I dive into my many ongoing projects. But, of course I couldn’t resist and my passion took over lol! Here’s my first live video on Instagram with fellow Instagrammers who tuned in….

Lunch with Two Engineers At Dorinku – Tokyo Street Food

The Civil Engineer and the Petroleum Engineer… and Food Engineer find common ground at lunch… How time sure flies, and here we are… celebrating my niece’s graduation as a Civil Engineer, while my soon-to-be-20 year old son has come to the school year’s end in his petroleum science program. It’s been a stressful few weeks…