My name is Noriko, the cook and photographer behind NorikoBurky.com. My cooking is focused on healthy, tasty, visually appealing yet cost conscious dishes. (with the indulgence of junky stuff for a treat sometimes :) I hope to get to know people out there and share some good times.
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I’m lucky to have a father-in-law who is a pretty good cook and doesn’t keep his recipes a secret. One of the recipes he’s passed to my husband is biscuits and I have made them tons of times … Continue reading
Among many vegetarian sausage substitutes, the one I prefer even over real meat products is the Meatless Breakfast Links from BOCA. I don’t know what it is exactly but maybe has something to do with the spices they use. Recently, … Continue reading
I’m so thankful to have the chance to live in an environment which allows me to try new food from all over the world. However, choices of fresh seafood are so limited here in east Tennessee…and that makes me miss … Continue reading
I can pretty safely say that I had never had cheese cooked as a sauce growing up. When we were still living in Japan, I asked my husband, my boyfriend back then, what kind of food he used to like … Continue reading
Everybody loves Pizza, right? Pizza is one of the foods that each individual has an opinion on which kind of crust, sauce, cheese and toppings to put together. When I was little, pizza was just starting to be introduced to … Continue reading
Although going to the neighborhood grocery store and wandering around for some fun food is one of my favorite hobbies, having to run for just a few ingredients to make a planed meal complete was the last thing I wanted … Continue reading