My friend and I made Japanese curry and we had to make our bowls cute as possible. The first photo is my friend's bowl and I made the second because I love penguins!
Hokkaido’s lavender farm’s lavender ice cream!
Japanese Food Illustrator: I’m an American illustrator living in Tokyo who specializes in watercolor food illustration. More details in comments but check out my Japanese food illustration Instagram (@kailenefalls)
I painted some okonomiyaki today! One of my more complicated food illustrations. The dancing Katsuo Bushi are super fun to both eat and watch, but rather tricky to paint! Okonomiyaki is peak Japanese junk food for sure. (IG: @kailenefalls)
Growing sawa Wasabi in Northern California!! @shasta_wasabi
Happy new year with home made Osechi
My first tonkotsu ramen
Japanese style fruit sandwich cake
Homemade Bento lunch
Takoyaki with all the fixins, from a food stand in Harajuku.
My first attempt at Shoyu Ramen.
Eel Dish that I had in Osaka
Your average train fare
Salmon Ikura Hotate Kaisendon
Japanese word of the day. Kuchisabishii
Today's Bento with tamagoyaki, spam musubi, a shitake bao, and more!
Japanese Potato Curry
I painted a picture of hot soba with ebi tempura. Missing this simple meal I had at a Fuji Soba in Tokyo 2 years ago.
First time making shabu shabu at home
Happy new year!
My first food illustration painted in 2021! I ate some unusual dango recently at Oiwake Dango in Shinjuku (Strawberry Beanpaste, Mitarashi, and Matcha White Beanpaste). I’m a fan of Daifuku, so the strawberry one was my favorite! (IG: @kailenefalls)
Tempura overflowing on my rice
Happy new year!!
first attempt at making gyoza
Meals in Japanese birthing clinic
I just made some onigiri for the first time! 🐟💫 They are hand-shaped and inside is a local smoked salmon, some Kewpie, ground pepper, and a splash of soy sauce. It was sooooo delicious and easy to make. Furikake on the outside!
Chinese Zodiac Gyoza
Japanese supermarket dinner.
Soufflé pancakes in Tokyo!
I've attempted okonomiyaki multiple times, but I think this is the prettiest one yet!
Been a sushi chef for almost 2 years, what do you guys think?
My first attempt at tonkatsu ramen from scratch!
Lunch set 900¥
Rilakkuma Onigiri 🐻
Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki
My mom and I made pandan flavored japanese cheesecake for the first time!
Gyouza party with some sides
Poke with gyoza and miso soup
"Make your own Sushi, it's easy!" said a friend... 3 days later this was on the table. Shima-Aj
This makes miso happy 🤤
Crispy Yaki Onigiri (Grilled Rice Balls)
Does this count? Conbini haul. Much better than what we get here in North America.
Fast food in Japan is unreal
Matcha soft cream
My drawing of mango soft cream from Miyazaki Airport
Enjoying the cherry blossoms and homemade Hanami dango
Heard you like tonkatsu
First time having an Ekiben (train station bento) in over half a year
Cold weather called for shabu shabu. Details in the comments.
I made a Snorlax Soboro Bento
Ramen Shop in Niigata.
Winter means Nabe...and Oden. Don't settle for one, mix them.
Oh Japan, I miss you.
I made Osechi for my first New Year’s celebration in Japan! It took a while, but it was worth it!