A few months ago, I decided to have themed cuisine weeks at home. The plan was pick one cuisine and cook at least one dish from that cuisine a day for a week. It was a lot of fun and I was able to experiment with recipes and dishes I had always wanted to try. We made it through 4 weeks (Korean, Japanese, Italian and French) before I started getting lazy. Although this was an attempt to broaden my culinary skills and palate, most of the meals I cook at home tend to be Korean or Italian anyway, some weeks weren’t as adventurous as others. I gained some weight during French week (We drank wine every night and went through a good amount of butter – it was glorious!). I really enjoyed Japanese week and I find myself making Japanese regularly these days. Here is one of my favorite recipes that is extremely easy to make – Yakisoba.

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