• Gyoza

    Wonton Wrapper Chips

    It seems there are many people who don’t know this yummy snack. These chips are fried Wonton Wrappers. You can season them like potato chips (crisps), OR you can enjoy with your favourite dipping sauce. Today I enjoyed with Sweet Chilli Sauce. If you ever have leftover Wonton Wrappers, you may wish to try this. …

  • Pork Ramen

    Instant Ramen with Pork & Wonton Wrappers

    Currently I have a lot of Wonton Wrappers that my daughter gave me. I don’t want to waste them, so I have been using them. The easiest way is adding them to soup, so I decided to add some Wrappers to Instant Ramen soup that was my lunch. I was very impressed with the result. …

  • Mazegohan Pork

    Ginger Pork Mazegohan

    I had a pack of 350g thinly sliced Pork. I wanted to cook a dish for 4 servings. I could have stir-fried the thinly sliced Pork with vegetables, but I didn’t have suitable vegetables. I only had salad vegetables. Then, I decided to cook this ‘Mazegohan’. Mazegohan’ is a Japanese dish of Rice. Rice and …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Rhubarb Crumble Cupcakes

    Rhubarb can be used for many desserts, but I believe this is the easiest way to use it. Just add thinly sliced Rhubarb to Cupcakes. I used my ‘Basic Plain Cupcakes’ recipe but I increased the amount of Sugar as Rhubarb is quite sour. You don’t need to precook Rhubarb. Crunchy crumble topping is optional. …

  • Fruit

    Rhubarb Sauce

    Rhubarb Sauce is very simple to make. This is the basic recipe and you can easily multiply it. To achieve the desired consistency of the sauce, please add extra Water after the Rhubarb is cooked and the mixture is thickened. Makes 125ml (1/2 cup) Ingredients 2 stalks (100g) Rhubarb *thinly sliced OR cut into small …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu & Soy Protein

    Spicy Tofu & Cashew Rice Bowl

    This recipe is almost identical to my ‘Teriyaki Tofu Don’. I used a different flavoured sauce that was quite spicy, and I added Cashew Nuts for extra nutrients. This is a vegetarian dish. If you omit the Egg, it can be vegan. Coating Tofu pieces with Potato Starch is the important part of this recipe. …

  • Uncategorised

    Sushi Rice Bowl

    This is my favourite hot day dish, that I often prepare for my family on a very hot day and I don’t want to cook anything. My kitchen has a large window that is facing west, and the kitchen can get extremely hot. While it is still not too hot, I prepare Sushi Rice and …

  • Fish

    ‘Furikake’ made with Leftover Bonito Flakes

    Yesterday, my son made a proper Dashi Stock using Bonito Flakes that is called ‘Hana Katsuo’ (花かつお). ‘Hana Katsuo’ makes a very nice dashi stock, but it was almost tasteless after being used. DO NOT discard the tasteless Bonito Flakes. I made this ‘Furikake’ using the tasteless Bonito Flakes. If you have a microwave, it …

  • Chicken Curry Takikomigohan

    Japanese Curry Roux Chicken Rice

    This recipe can be a life-saver for busy parents. When my children were young and I was a very busy mum, I sometimes could not bother thinking about what to cook for dinner. One of my choices was Curry that I could cook with S&B Curry Roux Blocks as it was easy to prepare and …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Chikuwa & Spring Onion Pancake

    Using ‘Tempura’ Batter, that can be made with Plain Flour, Potato Starch, Egg and Water, you can make a variety of savoury pancakes. Today I used Chikuwa (Japanese Tube-shape Fish Cakes) and Spring Onions. You can use Garlic Chives instead of Spring Onions. Add as much as you want if you can combine with the …

  • Fish Mazegohan

    ‘Kabayaki’ Eel Rice

    I bought frozen ‘Kabayaki’ Eel from an Asian grocer the other day. The fillet of Eel was grilled and seasoned. It was quite pricey and I bought just 1 fillet, that was NOT enough for whole family. I tried to make ‘Mazegohan’. ‘Mazegohan’ is a Japanese dish of Rice. Rice and other ingredients are cooked …

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