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The Best Vegetable Cooking Tip I’ve Ever Received Was Also the Simplest

In Japan, there’s a different perspective on vegetables

An illustration of broccoli
Illustrations: Kaki Okumura

I watched my friend add an extra three tablespoons of olive oil to her broccoli with a mixture of amazement and skepticism. She then broiled it in the oven until the florets were basically charred through, and the stems soft and wilted. Then she added…

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Kaki Okumura

Kaki Okumura

Born in Dallas, raised in New York and Tokyo. I care about helping others learn to live a better, healthier life. My site: www.kakikata.space 🌱

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