Posted by Jordan Weibelzahl

Coconut Spinach Dahl

Coconut Spinach Dahl

This vegetarian dahl is simple yet full-bodied. It has pleased both my vegan friends as well as my meat-a-tarians (it’s a personal choice). Most importantly, you can easily customize this recipe to suit your own tastes! Continue reading

Curried Kabocha Soup

Curried Kabocha Soup

A fusion of flavours served up by the Nepalese diaspora in Japan and some semi-traditional Japanese ingredients. Although I’ve yet to see kabocha made into a soup anywhere in Japan, I eat it almost on a weekly basis as a curry at my favourite Nepalese restaruant. It is also omnipresent in most of my work bentos. Continue reading

Cajun spice & all things nice!

Cajun spice & all things nice!

After craving Cajun blackened chicken for several years while living in Japan, I took it upon myself to recreate the recipe I left behind in Canada. I can’t say I’ve won any awards with it, but I have won the hearts everyone whose eaten at my table! Continue reading

Classic blue cheese dressing

Classic blue cheese dressing

Have you been looking for a classic blue cheese dressing recipe that doesn’t include mayonnaise? If you have, then you’ve come to the right place! This is a simple yet balanced recipe for a classic blue cheese dressing that goes great on red cabbage salads. Continue reading

Pierogi

Pierogi

When the JWs got fed up with the lack of pierogi in Japan, they set out to make their own from scratch. This recipe holds all the secrets of their pierogi making success, as well as three variations on the filling, should you wish to try it for yourself! Continue reading

Falafel 「ファラフォ」

Falafel 「ファラフォ」

Falafel is a nice, light spring and summer food that hails from the Middle East / Mediterranean. The version here is based on Greek recipes. If you’re looking for a great vegetarian alternative to meat, this is one you want to sample. Serve it up on a pita with some taztziki, vegetables, & tomatoes. Great served alongside fresh hummus & Greek salad. Continue reading