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.
Category Archives: Appetizer
It was quite a night with storm after storm after storm. The hail was as big as golf balls at one point. Since there were non-stop tornado warnings through the night, we slept in the back room of our basement … Continue reading
Don’t you love having cheerfully colorful munchy food as a part of your meal? Just including some light finger-food on your plate can instantly turn a regular meal into a family party. Tonight, I made my family style nachos. Leaving … Continue reading
Thank goodness it is getting easier each day to wake up in the morning because of the weather. Every morning, out of habit, I still swear to my bed who has just lost its owner that I would come back … Continue reading
The sky is blue and endlessly high, the sun is smiling, the air feels as clear as it can be. In spite of all the blessings of early spring, it must have been one of those days that the cooking … Continue reading
A fun part of making trips to a grocery store where you don’t go regularly is finding unexpected stuff. Hummus is an example, along with some familiar flavor options like garlic, herbs, roasted bell pepper, etc…, finding uniquely flavored ones … Continue reading