Who wants curry for dinner?

One of the things the Japanese does well is curry! However, it might be slightly different than the Indian curry you’re used to. Japanese curry is less spicy and reminiscent of thick stew. The usual ingredients for Japanese curry are potatoes, carrots, onions and meat.

When I made this recipe, I used chicken but you can use pork or beef. You can also make it vegetarian by adding other vegetables like celery, peas and bell peppers. Slices of apple may also be added for extra sweetness. Don’t worry Japanese people have also made it easier for home cooks to recreate this dish by offering curry roux cubes instead of buying several different spices.

Without further ado, here’s the quick and easy recipe for Japanese curry! (more…)


Spicy Chicken Avocado BLT Sandwich

A couple of weeks ago, I went to a burger place with a few of my friends. I’m not really fond of beef patties. The only kind I can stomach is shake shack burgers, and that’s only on very rare occasions. I know, blasphemy.

I ended up order their chicken blt sandwich but decided to ask for their spicy mayo sauce and sliced avocados. It was heaven so I thought about recreating it at home! This time, I’m making the chicken spicy with cayenne pepper and leaving the mayo as is. I did write a short note at the end of this post for those of you who want to make a spicy mayo sauce. (more…)