Once you see Zucchini in the market, you know the summer is almost there as it is also known as a summer squash. There are many variations in shapes and color.
Yu Choy, Yu Choy Sin or known in many other names. The plant is tender when it is young and the stalk, green leaf and flower are all edible and good for soups, salads or familiar stir-fry dishes.
Yellow Summer Squashes comes in numerous varieties, varying in size, shape and color. As the name suggest there are winter squashes, too. Zucchini is a type of summer squash. Continue reading
Wild King Salmon freshly caught near King Salmon, Alaska, population of about 400. The fatty meat is sweet and rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Fresh fish is good anyway you cook.
White Radish or Daikon. There are so many ways to use this root vegetable. You can eat raw, sauted, cooked for slow and long, marinated, or grate it and use as a condiment. It gets sweeter as the weather gets colder. Continue reading
Eggplant come in different shapes, sizes and color.
They have different textures and cook differently. Continue reading
Corns are in season. Hair like silks on the top is stigma and should be fresh and not dark if possible. Pick a corn by touching the top part of it and feel the plump and full kernels. Continue reading
Good-by Summer! Good-by Watermelon!
Kabu or White Turnip. It gets really tender and sweet when you cook the roots. It is also great fresh with Bagna Cauda Source. The green top is good for cooking as well.
The top grade Sea Urchin Roe, Uni. Sea Urchin Roe are taken out from the shell, cleaned, dried on a net in a refrigerator for a day and sorted to different grades. All the process is done by hand.