Gyoza

Having a Japanese mother means I grew up eating these. Gyoza are the Japanese take on Chinese jiaozi. The thin skin and rich garlic flavor are per...

Chicken over Apples

An easy way to warm your home, this meal is one for busy nights where all I want to do is have a glass of wine and not think of doing dishes. The s...

Oven-Roasted Chicken Soup

Roasting chicken first and then braising it in the oven with sautéed vegetables makes for the best chicken soup. The oven gives the chicken a rotis...

Ozōni 

Here is my take on a dish I grew up eating with my brother and mom back home in San Francisco. Nowadays with a young son I don’t always have time ...

Luberon-Braised Chicken Thighs

I don’t argue with Justin, since he’s a big, tall guy—but more so because he’s a great chef who has learned to embrace spices in a variety of cuisi...

The Leftovers

Growing up my Japanese mom would occasionally make a full Thanksgiving dinner when it wasn't Thanksgiving, which was always a nice surprise. We wer...

Ayala Wings

Ayala, which contains the classic combination of salt, pepper and rosemary—is a trio that always tastes great with chicken. Here it flavors both th...

Silan & Za'atar Roasted Chicken

When you make chicken every week you need to think of some new flavor combinations or else you get some funny faces from your family members! I lo...

OMG, Baked Chicken Tenders

Simple to execute but complex in flavor, with almost all the crispy goodness of frying thanks to mayonnaise (which subs in for the oil and eggs, an...

Roast Turkey Mousa Style

Our Mousa blend perfumes and flavors every inch of your Thanksgiving turkey, simply roasted with a few aromatics. Your way to take turkey to new sp...

Za'atar Pita Salad

This is something I find myself making once ever few weeks. It's quick, easy, and usually helps me clear out some vegetable, meat, or cheese odds-a...

Grilled Chicken with Corn Salad

The marinade uses our Noga N17 blend, and a few tricks, to make simple and delicious grilled chicken. The sauce is a combination of things you may ...