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Bitters  

Bitters
There are so many good bitters available today but why not make your own interesting flavour mixtures for your craft cocktails? Other than getting the right ingredients and some waiting time, it is a very easy process and it's fun.

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Udon  

Udon
The udon master uses a more complicated method but it is very difficult for a beginner like me. I altered some steps to suit home cooks without special equipment. It still takes hours to make but fresh udon gives you a very different texture than store-bought versions and is worth the effort.

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Garganelli  

Garganelli (Homemade Panne)
Did you know that garganelli is homemade penne? A few months ago, I purchased a garganelli and gnocchi stripper but I had been putting off trying it.

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burdock root tea  

Burdock Root Tea (Gobo Cha)
Last time I was in Japan, I stopped at a bookstore and grabbed a few books and magazines about how Eastern medicine and natural foods can help improve your health inside and outside. One thing that caught my eye was tea made from dried burdock.

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Cavatelli  

Cavatelli
There is nothing in the world like fresh pasta. I crave it all the time. I've been trying some new pasta recipes and shapes recently and found cavatelli to be one of the best for beginners.

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Tofu  

Tofu
Do you eat tofu just because you are vegetarian? Turned off by bland store-bought tofu? Homemade tofu is so good it will change your mind about this healthy food.

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Vanilla Extract  

Vanilla Extract
Make your own vanilla extract - it is really easy and it lasts forever.
Pass it on to the next generation!

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Orecchiette  

Orecchiette
I admit it takes a lot of effort but it is absolutely worth it.
Enjoy homemade orecchiette with any pasta sauce you like.
Orecchiette's little indentation holds the sauce really well.

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Sprout  

Sprouts
If you are tired of the usual greens, think about growing sprouts.
Put this vitamin rich veggie in your salad or sandwich.
It is fun to watch how sprouts grow.

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Fresh Pasta  

Fresh Pasta Dough
It is a perfect project for yourself or invite friends and have a home-made pasta party.

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