• Baked & Fried Sweets

    Chestnut Paste Cookies

    There is a cake called ‘Mont Blanc Cake’ in Japan. This cake means a lot to me because I have a very special memory about the cake. Every time when I think about it, I become emotional. When I want to make ‘Mont Blanc Cake’, I purchase a jar of Sweetened Chestnut Paste, and always …

  • Fish Sushi

    Sashimi Chirashi-zushi

    The number of recipes that I have shared on this website reached 2000. I wanted to celebrate the achievement. Japanese people often celebrate special occasions with Sushi. So, I decided to make this Sashimi Chirashi-zushi, a type of Sushi, that is a very special dish for me because Sashimi is not easy to find where …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Cherry Crumble Pie

    When I wanted to make a Cherry Pie and looked for recipes, I couldn’t find any recipes that were suitable for my 22.5cm Pyrex pie dish which I normally use. I like this pie dish because it is right size for my family and easy to clean. This recipe is for this particular pie dish. …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Steamed & Microwaved Sweets

    Instant Azuki Mug Cake

    I sometimes crave ‘Wagashi’, Japanese sweets, but it is almost impossible to find where I live. When I miss ‘Wagashi’, I cook ‘Tsubu-an’ (Sweet Azuki Paste), which is a very popular ingredient for Japanese and also North Asian sweets. I want to share a super quick and easy cake you can make with Sweet Azuki …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Cranberry & White Chocolate Cookies

    I have one Basic Cookie Dough recipe that I have been using for decades. I don’t need to know other recipes because this recipe works for me and I like the sweetness and texture of this cookie dough. You can add extra ingredients to this dough and make many different cookies. Possibilities are endless. Today …

  • Other Soup

    Curry Flavoured Broccoli & Potato Soup

    Creamy Broccoli Soup that is made with Milk can be curry flavoured. If you have never made a soup with Curry Powder and Milk, you should try it. It is absolutely delicious. There are some methods to make the soup thick and creamy. You can add Flour, Corn Starch OR Oats. Today I added a …

  • Chicken Udon

    Ramen Soup Chicken Udon

    The name of this dish sounds a little confusing, but this is not a Ramen dish. This is a Udon dish, but the Udon noodles are in Ramen soup. Udon can go well with any flavoured soups and sauces. If you have Instant Ramen Soup powder, why don’t you use it? This is a super …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

    I bought a bag of Dried Cranberries without realising I had a bag of Dried Cranberries in my pantry. I made the old ones into a compote and used the new ones for this cake. I always tend to use Cranberries and Orange together as I believe they are a good match. And again I …

  • Vegetables

    Cucumber & Avocado Yoghurt Salad

    One day I added fresh Cucumber and Avocato to leftover Tzatziki (Yoghurt & Cucumber Dip), and that was the beginning of this salad. You don’t need Tzatziki. You need the same ingredients to make Tzatziki, and combine them in a different way. This salad is absolutely quick and easy to make. I recommend to cut …

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