As I was explaining in a previous post, my grand mother was really good at cooking leftover and that of meat in particular. I have kept the tradition and I cook once in a while some mironton. But I make often some variations from the original recipe. This time I didn't use regular onion, but... Continue Reading →

Japanese spring

Here I am! Back to warm and blossoming Tokyo! What a difference from Canada! Not only it is warm and all the cherry trees are blossoming, people are out to enjoy the weather and the flowers, there is this very special euphoria in March in Japan. The season for graduation, for endings and soon new... Continue Reading →

Your kitchen is mine!

Kitchen take-over in Waterloo. I've been in Canada for 10 days now and I really missed cooking, so when D. and C. offered me to take-over there kitchen I couldn't resist and I had to say Yes!!!!! Please let me cook!!! So all set, on our way back from work D. and I stopped grocery... Continue Reading →


Until today I couldn't really say "I've been in Toronto". When I was a teenager I spent a few hours there on a trip to Niagara with my American family, I remembered the CN tower and around but that was all. So when D. and C. proposed to spend the weekend in Toronto while I... Continue Reading →

Haru kiku – 春菊

I've seen these beautiful green leaves for a while now but never cooked any before. Cooking is quite a big word for something that is perfect just washed and chopped like lettuce etc... In fact the trigger for trying was a recipe I found in browsing one of my macrobiotic cookbook and I totally loved... Continue Reading →

Making misô

The other day when our neighbor S. asked me if I would be interested in making miso with her and her friend W. I immediately said "Yes!". So last Sunday evening I went to their place and we made miso. Miso is basically boiled soya beans fermented with salt and rice kouji (a fermentation starter... Continue Reading →

New start!

With a sister who has let me down without a word after 3 years of Tokyo Paris sisters, I have decided to come back to my very first website and to continue to share my culinary experiences with those interested in Japanese-French-Italian cooking, and in fresh, local and seasonal food. So basically nothing has changed... Continue Reading →

Rucola lasagna and farewell TPS

You may have realized that for quite a while Tokyo Paris sisters was a lot of Tokyo and nothing from Paris. Well indeed... it seems that after a few years it is now time to move on and for the sisters to split. So after waiting for more than 6 months I have decided that... Continue Reading →

Miso spring quiche

The last weekend had a real taste of spring, beautiful weather, warm air, flowers in the garden, pollen allergy e tutti quanti! And at the farmers market na no hana of course but also new potatoes and new onions with green, something in between leek and new onions somehow, and grown in Kujukuri, a few... Continue Reading →

French toast

Could you imagine that! I have never eaten French toast!!! Not even once! And never made any either! So today I decided to try to make some with some bread leftover... Everyone knows how to make French toast, even me, I knew!!! It is ultimately easy and rapid: some milk (I used almond milk), an... Continue Reading →

Spring angelica

Oh! These green leaves I love so much and that are so popular in Hachijojima are back at the farmers market!!! Spring is coming and this is one of the great things with it: the massive return of the greens!!! Ashitaba (or angelica) is a great ingredient, easy to cook and that suits very well... Continue Reading →

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