• Chicken

    Cheesy Baked Chicken With Tomato Sauce

    When I was terribly busy and couldn’t think about dinner, I just cooked Chicken Fillets and combined everything in the pan, then left in the oven. That is how I invented this dish. Using an oven-safe pan, this dish can be prepared easily. If you use already seasoned Tomato Pasta Sauce, it would be even …

  • Chicken

    Tom Yum Fried Chicken

    Tom Yum Paste is a versatile seasoning. I use it for fried rice and pasta dishes such as ‘Fiery Tom Yum Kung Spaghetti’. It can be an instant marinade for fried chicken. Tom Yum Paste is already salted, depending on the amount of the paste that you use, you have to reduce the amount of …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    ANZAC Biscuits

    ‘ANZAC Biscuits’ have long been associated with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) established in World War I. ANZAC was first operated during the Gallipoli Campaign. April 25 is ‘Anzac Day’ in Australia and New Zealand. It is a national day of remembrance that commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and …

  • Baked & Fried Rice

    Pickled Ginger & Pork Fried Rice

    Sweet and sour flavour of Pickled Sliced Ginger (aka Sushi Ginger) goes well with oily Pork. But you can replace Pork with Chicken or Beef. I like topping with extra Pickled Ginger. If you like spicy food, you may wish to add Chilli, but too much chilli seasoning would spoil the delicate flavour of Pickled …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl) Sukiyaki

    Sukiyaki Don

    Do not worry about thinly slicing Beef for ‘Sukiyaki’. Use Beef Mince! It is easy and tastes the same, but a little bit hard to eat. So, place it on top of the rice and make it a yummy ‘Donburi’ dish! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Beef Mince1 Onion1 Carrot1/4 (about 300g) Wombok (Chinese Cabbage)2 …

  • Chicken Pork Potato

    Jacket Potato With Spicy Miso Pork

    I love Jacket Potato but I am a little bit sick of the same toppings. What is your favourite topping? Sour Cream & Bacon, Ham & Cheese, Bolognese Sauce, Tuna Salad, Chilli Con Carne, or Curry? Here is a new topping suggestion. ‘Spicy Miso Pork’ for your Jacket Potato. I bet you have never tried …

  • Fruit Sweets

    Apricot & Oats Balls

    I made Apricot Sauce’ on the other day and there was some leftover in the fridge. I decided to make these delightful & gluten-free ‘Apricot & Oats Balls’. Simply mix same amount of Apricot Sauce and Instant Oats (or ground Rolled Oats) and heat in the microwave. I added Desiccated Coconut and chopped Dry Apricots …

  • Mazegohan

    Pickled Ginger & Shiso Mazegohan

    Pickled sliced ginger, commonly called ‘Gari’ or ‘Amazu Shoga’ in Japanese, is often served with Sushi. I bought a bag of ‘Pickled Sliced Ginger’ when I made Sushi to entertain friends, but there was a lot of leftover. Do you also have any leftover ‘Pickled Ginger’?Basically it is young ginger thinly sliced, salted, and pickled …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tempura

    Chicken Tempura Don

    ‘Chicken Tempura’ can make a yummy rice bowl dish. Simply place them on top of freshly cooked rice and drizzle the sauce over. This sauce is basically same as ‘Tentsuyu’ (Dipping Sauce for Tempura) but is has stronger flavour. Teriyaki Sauce is also recommended. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Chicken Breast OR Tenderloin Fillets1 small …

  • Other Soup

    Ginger Egg & Enoki Soup

    On a wet and cold day, everyone would appreciate hot soup. Today I wanted an Asian flavoured egg soup. The very ordinary chicken stock can instantly turn into Asian when fresh Ginger and Spring Onion are added. I used Enoki and Black Fungus, but naturally you can use any vegetables. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 …

  • Fruit Sweets

    Apricot Sauce

    This delicious ‘Apricot Sauce’ can be made so easily using Dried Apricots. If you add more Sugar and less Water, it would be an instant Apricot Jam. This sauce goes so well with cheesecake, ice-cream, pancakes, or etc. I no longer buy Apricot Sauce or Apricot Jam. Ingredients 100g Dry Apricots1/4 cup Caster Sugar1/4 cup …

  • Beef Pork Vegetables

    Asa’s ‘Golubtsi’

    When I shared my recipe for ‘Super Easy Sausage Cabbage Rolls’ on my website, I received a message from a person, whose name was Asa. She wrote, ‘There’s a “lazy” form of this dish, known around all Eastern Europe. It’s a little bit different in ingredients, but almost the same in taste. If you’re interested, …

  • Chicken Tempura

    Chicken Tempura

    Tempura is a popular Japanese dish but it is rare to find ‘Chicken Tempura’ at restaurants. It’s probably a home-cooking dish. I recommend to use breast or tenderloin fillets for this dish. And if you happen to be one of those who dislike breast and tenderloin because you think they are dry, you got to …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta

    Fiery Beef Bulgogi Spaghetti

    Recently I am using Spaghetti and other Italian long pasta for many Asian dishes. Why are they so widely available and inexpensive? The dry long pasta are easy to find wherever I shop. And they are really good! This is a Korean-inspired dish and it is fiery hot. It makes me sweat like hell, but …

  • Potato

    Sweet Miso Baby Potatoes

    Baby Potatoes are often sold in microwavable plastic bags, already washed and ready to be cooked. We can eat the skin as well, so those small juicy potatoes are perfect for busy people. They go so well with any seasoning, but have you tried them with this sweet miso sauce? Makes 2 to 4 Servings …

  • Vegetables

    Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) Salad

    This is a typical Japanese salad called ‘Sunomono’, that means ‘vinegared dish’. The most common Japanese salad dressing is made with Salt, Sugar and Vinegar. For Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) salad, I definitely add some Soy Sauce. A little bit of Japanese Mustard or Sesame Oil would be a nice addition. ‘Sunomono’ is usually served in …

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