Category: Grilling

Smoked Duck Okonomiyaki

This smoked duck okonomiyaki recipe is a super easy crowd-pleaser. It’s so much fun to prepare this dish with friends from beginning to end. Use the toppings and condiments to decorate each pancake as it’s finished, then split it up between friends to eat while the next one is cooking. It’s an easy meal that…


Teppanyaki

I love teppanyaki, but I don’t eat it often in the States. When I was living in Taiwan, it was kind of like the equivalent of diner food in America: cheap, greasy, delicious, and a perfect meal after a late night at the bar. I could have a real teppanyaki dinner for less than US$6….


Bulgogi Banh Mi

As an American carb-lover in Asia, banh mi is my idea of perfection. It’s stacked with intensely flavorful pork and fragrant fresh herbs, it’s got sour-sweet pickled carrots and turnips, all on crusty French bread. And French bread is better than white rice. Some of y’all might not agree that bread is better, and you’re…


Tabletop grills

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that cooking on tabletop grills is one of the most popular forms of tabletop cooking. Grilling our dinner is a primitive pleasure; maybe we subconsciously remember more back in the good old days when we humans cooked and ate in groups seated around a warm, bright fire. Today you…


Raclette grill

Make your dinner party memorable with a raclette grill In my experience, not enough people besides Europeans and expats know about the awesomeness that is a raclette grill. That makes me the self-appointed prophet who will spread the good news. These little tabletop grills are not only cheese-melting conversation pieces, but they can also be…


Beef Yakiniku

Beef yakiniku means Japanese-style grilled beef dishes. I’ve collected, tried out, and written up the following recipes because they’re popular, easy to make, and so very, very delicious. The simplest way to prepare beef yakiniku is to simply season strips of good-quality beef with salt and pepper as they cook. When they’re done to your…


Raclette recipes

So you’ve just got yourself a brand new raclette grill, and you can’t wait to think about the different raclette recipes you can make for your next tabletop cooking session, but you have no idea where to start? Here we’ve got some of the recipes that are tried and tested, all the different recipes we…


Yakitori grill

A yakitori grill is any kind of grill you can use to cook yakitori, which is Japanese for “grilled chicken.” However, the word is often used to refer to any kind of Japanese barbecue on skewers: meat, vegetable, or tofu. I’ve explained the difference on this page between yakiniku, yakitori, teriyaki, and other words that…