Beans & Peas

  • Beans & Peas Egg

    Edamame & Egg Salad

    This salad is perfect for sandwich filling. I didn’t like the egg salad sandwich for a long time until I made this egg salad. This ‘Edamame & Egg Salad’ tastes like my Tartar Sauce, and the crunchy Edamame (young soy beans) are so good. If you can’t find Edamame where you live, Peas can be …

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    Broad Bean Dip

    All Broad Bean lovers should try this delicious dip. Fresh Broad Beans are lovely, but Frozen Broad Beans can be used. Nice crusty bread or grilled flat bread would be perfect with this dip. Makes About 1 Cupful Ingredients 1 heaped cupful Broad Beans flesh *tough skin removed1/2 clove Garlic *finely choppedWater1/2 to 1 tablespoon …

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    Kinako Butter

    If you can’t eat Peanut Butter or other nut spread because of allergy, this might be a good alternative. If you are interested in health benefit of Soy Beans, you should try it. ‘Kinako (きな粉)’ is finely ground Roasted Soy Beans. It is very popular in Japan, and used for many dishes, especially sweets. Most …

  • Beans & Peas Sweets

    Kinako Candies

    ‘Kinako (きな粉)’ is finely ground Roasted Soy Beans. Most Asian grocery stores sell it. I bought it from a Daiso store. ‘Kinako’ is a very popular ingredient for Japanese sweets. These candies are traditionally made with ‘Kinako’ and starch syrup called ‘Mizuame’, which is similar to corn syrup. This is a very old Japanese sweet. …

  • Beans & Peas Bread

    Chickpea Bread

    I had some leftover Buttermilk that I wanted to use up. I decided to bake Cornbread, but I used raw Chickpeas instead of Cornmeal. The result was so good and now I want to share with everyone how I made it. Cake Tin I used 20cm Square Tin Ingredients 1 cup Dry Chickpeas *soaked in …

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    Edamame Mochi

    ‘Mame Mochi’ is slightly salted Mochi (pounded steamed Glutenous Rice) mixed with, most commonly, Black Soy Beans. This type mochi is usually formed into large logs and sliced later. When the slices of ‘Mame Mochi’ are toasted, they smell so good and taste wonderful. Well… it is not easy to make. So, I tried to …

  • Beans & Peas Chicken

    Chicken & Beans

    On the other day I cooked ‘Pork & Beans’, but replacing Pork with Chicken, and it was delicious. If you don’t eat Pork with any reasons, you may wish to try this ‘Chicken & Beans’. I added more Vegetables and Tabasco, and this dish turned out absolutely divine!!! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Chicken Thigh …

  • Beans & Peas Spaghetti & Pasta

    Nattō Spaghetti

    Nattō is fermented soy beans and naturally it is very nutritious. Many people eat it with hot steamy rice for breakfast. I love it with finely chopped fresh Spring Onions. Do you like Nattō? This ‘Nattō Spaghetti’ is quite popular in Japan, and I often cook it for my lunch. It’s absolutely easy to prepare …

  • Beans & Peas Mazegohan

    Crunchy Nattō Mazegohan

    If you are thinking to cook Nattō Fried Rice, try this Mazegohan instead. I much prefer Nattō Mazegohan to Fried Rice. To make this Mazegoan, you just mix the ingredients with cooked rice, just like rice salad. The dish tastes great, nutritiously excellent, and healthy. And easy to make!!! Makes 1 Serving Ingredients Crunchy Vegetables …

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