Happy Donabe Life

Welcome to Happy Donabe Life by TOIRO. We offer a wide variety of recipes using different types of donabe and other recipes of Japanese home-style dishes by Naoko Takei Moore (a.k.a. Mrs. Donabe). There are useful tips and blog posts by Naoko and team TOIRO, too. This site is all about donabe cooking and wonderful Japanese food culture.

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Silver Lining / Finding Ikigai

Silver Lining / Finding Ikigai

Since our lives were suddenly changed by the COVID-19 pandemic, I hear the phrase “silver lining” used by people so ...
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Let's Stay Strong Together!

Let’s Stay Strong Together!

Hello everyone. This is Naoko, the owner of TOIRO. Our world and lives have suddenly changed in the past weeks ...
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DOEN Journal

DOEN Journal

Naoko at TOIRO I am featured in the journal of DOEN's website! DOEN is a LA based fashion brand, that not ...
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Happy Donabe New Year 2020

Happy Donabe New Year 2020

My Homemade Osechi Ryori (Japanese New Year Dishes) The Year 2019 went by so fast...it was a crazy year with ...
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