Mochi is a glutenous/sticky Japanese rice cake. It is traditionally served in Japan around the Japanese New Year. It is used for sweets and ice cream but also served with soup and other dishes. How it’s made according to the all knowing Wikipedia: Mochitsuki is the traditional mochi-pounding ceremony in Japan. Polished glutinous rice is […]

Knoxville Food Finds

Here’s a round up of Knoxville Food Finds from some local eaters. Anna Bogle: I discovered Aroma Cafe – Cuban restaurant in Eagleton Village (between Vestal and Maryville) – they have ridiculously good Cuban snadwiches, Tostones, and Papas Rellenos. Aroma Cafe 2570 East Broadway Ave Eagleton Village, TN 37804 (865) 982-4933 Katie Ries: Super Asian […]

Comfort Food

About 5 years ago I took a year off. The travels began in February in Paris where it snowed for the first time in 15 years. It was cold, I had a big sleeping bag of a jacket looking as unfashionable as you can in the most fashionable city in the world. I was warm […]

Maldon Sea Salt

Every Thanksgiving it seems my Dad and I get into an argument about salt and how it tastes. He says salt, is salt, is salt. It all tastes the same. Every year we do a tasted test because I have no less than 6 different kinds of salt at my house right now, and every […]