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Li Hing Mui, The Traveling Plum

Li Hing Mui, The Traveling Plum

  Most of us have eaten Li Hing Mui all our lives, but have you ever wondered just how it got its name? It’s the phonetic pronunciation of the Chinese characters 旅行梅 (leoi5 hang4 mui4), and its literal translation is...

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Eat An Umeboshi A Day, Keep the Doctor Away

Eat An Umeboshi A Day, Keep the Doctor Away

If you grew up with a Japanese grandma like I did, then you were probably force fed Okayu (rice congee) with ume whenever you were sick or had an upset stomach. In Asia, rice congee is like the equivalent of chicken...

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Maffles - A Unique Hawaiian Creation

Maffles - A Unique Hawaiian Creation

  Maffles! Bringing together the deliciousness of mochi and waffles. If you’re as obsessed with breakfast as I am, you’ll love this unique Hawaiian creation. And who says you only have to eat them in the morning? These sweet, delicious...

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