Tofu “Sashimi” Recipe

Tofu "Sashimi" Recipe  |

While I have an aversion to treating tofu like something it's not (i.e. the infamous Tofurky), I'm very happy to treat it like raw fish, like sashimi, if you will. Raw tofu sliced super thinly, doused in warm, spicy Asian flavors is absolutely divine!  A fresh basil leaf between each slice of tofu adds a pop of … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Jasmine and Spicy Marinated Yellowtail and Mandarin Sashimi Recipe

Spicy Marinated Yellowtail and Mandarin Sashimi Recipe

My 7-year-old son once asked me what would happen when his "sweet tooth" fell out.  (l o v e !)  It was hard to explain to him that a "sweet tooth" isn't exactly a tooth.  In the end I said, "let's just say you take after your mommy, and you will forever love all things sweet!"Fortunately there's a whole lot of … [Read more...]

Ginger Ahi Tuna Tartare


Almost ten years ago, my husband and I honeymooned on the island of Huahini in French Polynesia.  It was an incredibly amazing vacation -- in every way.We ate a ton of fresh fish and tropical fruits, all delicious.  However, the most memorable dish we ate was an Ahi Tuna Tartare at a small, charming restaurant in … [Read more...]