Nommu Bar and Resto

So in case you haven’t noticed yet, my favorite food genre is Japanese.  Too bad they’re so expensive.  Anyhow.  So when I saw Ensogo selling vouchers for a Japanese resto along Tomas Morato, I couldn’t resist.   Take note of the name.  It really is a bar that also serves meals.  We had a php500 … Continue reading

Tofu Steak

I told my hubby that I had a surprise prepared for lunch.  This is a surprise because I don’t eat tofu. 🙂 This was inspired from my mom’s favorite dish over at Teriyaki Boy.  I told hubby that japanese tofu was easier for me to “endure” because they were so soft that I could swallow … Continue reading

Kani Salad

I know it’s a weekday, and I usually blog on weekends, but I’m really excited about this post. This is the first time I’ve made Kani Salad, an appetizer which I truly adore.   There were several obstacles I had to face before my first attempt.  One, how to shred the cucumber.  I had no … Continue reading

Sashimi Night Part III: Shrimp Tempura

So, onto our third sashimi session.  This time, while I was thinking of what to pair with it, D mentioned that he wanted some rice.  As I was poring over the cupboards and the freezer, thinking of what to cook, I suddenly had the inspiration to cook shrimp tempura.  Good thing there was just enough … Continue reading

Our Japanese (and Chinese) Lunch

I had been craving sashimi all week.  Browsing through the internet for a cheap sushi lunch, I saw a shop in megamall that sold affordable ones, but found out later on that they had already closed down. 😦 Last night (Friday), while D and I were at the mall, I invited him to try a … Continue reading