• Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Taco Rice

    ‘Taco Rice’ is actually a Japanese dish and it was first created in Okinawa, once American-Occupied Japanese island. It consists of taco-flavoured Beef Mince (OR Beef & Pork Mince) served on rice with shredded Lettuce, Tomato and shredded Cheese. Many people use Ketchup and Japanese Worcestershire Sauce to season Taco Beef. I don’t use Ketchup …

  • Beef Curry

    Beef Shank Curry

    In Melbourne, Italian ‘Osso Bucco’ cuts from Beef are widely available. Since I discovered that the ‘Osso Bucco’ cuts are the same meat that I used to cook for ‘Oden’, a popular Nabe (Hot Pot) dish in Japan, I am loving to cook ‘Osso Bucco’ cuts in Japanese way. This ‘Beef Shank Curry’ is easy …

  • Beef Vegetables

    Beef Steak With Grated Daikon & Ponzu

    White snow-like finely grated Daikon (White Radish) is called ‘Daikon Oroshi’ in Japanese. It can be used as a condiment and often added to sauces. This is a very popular way to enjoy Beef Steak in Japan. Daikon’s refreshing, spicy yet mildly sweet flavour is absolutely wonderful with oily meat. Have you tried it yet? …

  • Beef Egg Potato

    Potato & Beef Mince Omelette

    Make no comment about the wiggly Ketchup, please! I have shaky hands. This dish is similar to ‘Omu-rice (Omelette Rice)’ but much easier to prepare. Beef Mince can be replaced with thinly sliced off-cut Beef or Pork, but you can actually cook whatever you like. This is a great dish particularly for children. Makes 2 …

  • Beef Potato

    Jacket Potato With Bulgogi Beef

    My family enjoyed ‘Jacket Potato With Spicy Miso Pork’ very much, and I have been inspired to create another Asian topping for baked potatoes. This is Korean inspired ‘Bulgogi Beef’. Using Beef Mince, it’s easy to cook! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 Large Potatoes500g Beef Mince1 Onion *finely sliced1 teaspoon Sesame Oil1 Spring Onion *finely …

  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • Beans & Peas Beef Curry

    Curry Chilli Con Carne

    When I am too tired to think about dinner menu, I tend to cook some same easy dishes that I have been repeatedly cooking. ‘Chilli Con Carne’ is one of them. And Curry is another. This time, I combined those two dishes. I simply replaced the spices for Chilli Con Carne with Curry powder. It …

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