Instant Pot 粒あん (Japanese Red Bean Paste)

Happy 2020 everyone! I hope you all are having a wonderful start to the new year. This year was one of the first that my mother and I didn’t attend a party with おせち料理 (osechi-ryori), or traditional Japanese New Year foods. In the past, we would get together with our local Japanese friends and participate…

Vegan Zucchini Walnut Cake With Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Back-to-school season is upon us, and I’m not quite sure how I feel about it. Although I’m sad that summer is coming to an end, I’m also ready to get back to having a daily routine. Last week, I began my senior year of high school, and so far all is well. College applications and…

Vegan Mango Coconut Mousse

During the summer, I hate turning on the oven. It makes the house way too hot, and it’s honestly just not worth it. I prefer eating cool, refreshing meals like salads, sandwiches, and wraps! The same goes for dessert: I’d so much rather have something cold than go through the trouble of baking something. My…