Archive for March 6th, 2019

  • Baked & Fried Rice Curry

    Curry Doria

    I used to make ‘Curry Doria’ when I had left-over Curry and cooked Rice. It’s quite simple to make. Mix the left-over Curry and cooked Rice, loosely fill a baking dish, cover with White Sauce and some shredded Cheese, and bake in the oven until golden. However, I rarely have left-over Curry and Rice these …

  • Mushrooms Vegetables

    Enoki, Black Fungus & Cucumber Salad

    This salad has a vey nice crunchy texture as all three ingredients (Black Fungus, Enoki & Cucumber) have the crunchiness. It is easy to make, yet it can certainly impress your family or guests. If you love Enoki, you got to try this salad. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 10g Dried Black Fungus200g Enoki1/2 Continental Cucumber …

  • Vegetables

    Salted Cucumber & Shiso Salad

    You need ‘Green Shiso’ leaves to make this salad. Alternatively ‘Perilla’ that has similar scent can be used. I used to have so much difficulties to find ‘Shiso’ but now I am growing ‘Shiso’ in my garden. I bought seeds of ‘Aojiso’, Japanese Green Shiso, from a store in NSW on eBay. If you like …

  • Fish Mushrooms

    Black Fungus & Tuna ‘Tsukudani’

    Black Fungus, sometimes known as Cloud Ear Fungus OR Jelly Mushroom, is an edible fungus. It is called ‘Kikurage’ in Japanese. Black Fungus is a popular ingredient for Asian cooking. Almost tasteless but it has a very pleasant crunchy texture. It is a great source of dietary fibre and a variety of minerals. I want …

  • Curry Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Pork Curry Don

    Have you ever tried Japanese ‘Curry Udon’? The authentic Curry Udon has Japanese soup flavour because the curry mixture is made with dashi-based udon soup. I made this ‘Pork Curry Don’ in the same way. Pork can be replaced with other protein, but I like Pork the best for this dish. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients …

  • Cold Sweets

    Passionfruit Panna Cotta

    Here is another way to use up our ‘never-ending’ harvest of Passionfruit. I simply added the Passionfruit pulp to my ‘Panna Cotta’, which is quite light because as I always use Milk and Cream. I removed seeds from the Panna Cotta, but it’s up to your preference. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500ml (2 cups) of …