Baked & Fried Rice

  • Baked & Fried Rice Chicken

    Chicken Doria

    ‘Doria’ is a very popular rice dish in Japan. Butter rice or pilaf is covered with White Sauce (Béchamel Sauce) and grated cheese, then baked in the oven. This ‘Chicken Doria’ is the most basic ‘Doria’ dish which is seasoned with salt & pepper. You can add herbs and spices to create your own flavour. …

  • Baked & Fried Rice

    ‘Kimu-Taku’ Rice

    When I first heard about ‘Kimu-Taku Rice’ which is very popular in Nagano prefecture, Japan, I thought it was related to a Japanese star Kimura Takuya aka ‘Kimu-Taku’ who is an actor and also a member of an idol group SMAP. I was very wrong. ‘Kimu-Taku’ stands for ‘Kimuchi (Kimchi) and Takuan (Japanese pickled daikon …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Prawn & Shrimp

    Prawn Doria

    ‘Doria’ is a rice dish. Early 20th century in Japan, a Swiss chef created this dish for the first time. Butter rice or pilaf is covered with white sauce and grated parmesan cheese, then baked in the oven. ‘Doria’ is very popular in Japan. I cooked this Prawn Doria using left over prawns (and lobster) …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Egg

    Omu-rice (Omelette Rice)

    Omu-rice (Omelette Rice) is a western-influenced style Japanese dish. According to a history book, the first ‘Omurice’ was served at a restaurant in Tokyo in 1900. Omu-rice is such a popular dish in Japan but Japanese restaurants in Australia don’t have it on their menu. I loved it when I was a little girl and …