Crunchyroll #114: How to Get the Best Gooey Cheesy Toast from Gintama

When my friend Nate Ming requested that I make “that stuff they’re eating” in Gintama episode 98, I was a little skeptical. After all, I’ve made food from Gintama before (namely Gintoki’s favorite parfait), and I sort of thought I’d covered all the good food in the show. Honestly, what other foods do people remember,…

Crunchyroll #111: Bunny Girl Senpai’s Cream Pan!

If you ever find yourself on the brink of disappearing, I’d like to let you know that it will all BE FINE as long as you have some cream pan. Why will cream pan do the trick? Let me tell you! The shiny, sweet bread stuffed with creamy vanilla custard, all warmed through and smelling…

Asirpa’s Yuk Ohaw from “Golden Kamuy”

Asirpa’s cooking in Golden Kamuy is definitely a level beyond what I typically accomplish in the kitchen. It’s the ultimate farm-to-food cooking: She hunts, she kills, she eats. Not only that, but she eats well. If Sugimoto’s reactions are anything to go by, it’s clear that Aspira can cook some pretty darn good food.  I’ve been dying to…

Crunchyroll #89: Oyakodon from “Kakuriyo Bed and Breakfast”

Kakuriyou -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits- initially intrigued me because of the odd premise – a girl’s grandfather basically her off to an ogre lord – but I’ve stuck around for the cooking in the show. What initially appeared to be a story about a girl who has to learn how to survive in the…

Crunchyroll #85: Salt Bae’s Fried Rice from “Black Clover”

Salt Bae took the internet by storm by liberally (and sassily) sprinkling salt onto a giant hunk of delicious, sizzling meat. It only makes sense that this incredibly over-the-top cultural icon would make its way into one of the most over-the-top anime out this season (I mean, have you HEARD Asta speak?). In any case,…