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    Super Quick Pizza Base

    When you crave Pizza, why don’t you make one yourself? This base can be ready in 5 minutes. Cover with whatever you like OR you have in hand, and bake it in a hot oven. You don’t have an oven? Then cook it in a frying pan covered with a lid. You will be enjoying …

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    Super Easy Potato Gnocchi

    I love Gnocchi and I often use them for Japanese cooking. It is not hard to make Potato Gnocchi from scratch. My method might be different from traditional method, but you can make pretty delicious rubbery Gnocchi easily! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 to 3 (*about 500g) Potatoes *peeled, cut into small piecesSalt & White …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Dough Vegetables

    Daikon Mochi

    ‘Mochi’ is often translated as ‘Rice Cake’. It is a rubbery chewy thick paste made of steamed short-grain glutinous rice pounded. There are some easier methods to make ‘Mochi’. This is a very simple savoury ‘Mochi’. Ingredients are Daikon (White Radish), Glutinous Rice Flour and Salt. Because it is so easy to make, you can …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Dough

    Doughnuts

    My Doughnuts recipe is based on my sweet bread dough recipe. Firmer dough is easier to manage, so you can add extra Flour to make the dough firmer. I use a round scone cutter to cut out discs and a small vegetable cutter’s other end to cut out centres. Some people do not cut out …

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    Overnight Proofing Plain Flour Rustic Bread

    ‘YouTube’ is a treasure island for many. We can find all sort of tutorial videos. I learned how to make this ‘Plain Flour Rustic Bread’ on ‘YouTube’, however, it was too much of a bother to me. I don’t like weighing the ingredients. I don’t have the required tools, especially the proofing basket and Dutch …

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    Basic Brioche

    This is one of my old recipes and I used to call this bread ‘Egg Bread’. Now I call it ‘Brioche’ because it is almost identical to a Brioche recipe that I recently found and it sounds nicer. You can bake whole in a loaf tin, or divide to make rolls. This time I baked …

  • Bread Dough Gyoza Vegetables

    ‘Oyaki’

    If you have travelled in Shinshu region Japan, you might have tasted the authentic ‘Oyaki’. ‘Oyaki’ is a sort of dumpling similar to ‘Gyoza’ made from wheat flour or buckwheat flour dough wrapped around a stuffing that is most commonly vegetables, then cooked on a pan. ‘Oyaki’ are particularly popular in Nagano Prefecture which is …

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    Greek Flat Bread for Souvlaki or Dips

    Souvlaki is my family’s favourite Greek food and we always enjoy Souvlaki with flat bread. I use to buy the Souvlaki bread, but I realised that I could make them at home. My recipe is based on my ‘1-Hour Focaccia’ recipe and these bread are better than store-bought ones as always. And it’s EASY! Makes …

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    Savoury Pancakes

    These pancakes have soft and chewy texture that is similar to the dumpling wrappers. They are perfect for Peking Duck or similar Asian dishes. The best way to cook is using a non-stick frying pan. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Plain Flour 2 cups Water 2 cups Salt 1/4 teaspoon Canola Oil 1-2 tablespoons Sesame Oil …

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    Basic White Bread

    I used to wake up in the morning, in the house that was filled with the lovely smell of baking bread thanks to my bread-baking machine. I don’t have the machine any more and I bake bread using the oven. But this ‘Basic White Bread’ recipe is always same. For the machine, I had to …

  • Bread Dough Pork

    Nikuman (Steamed Pork Buns)

    ‘Nikuman’ is the Japanese name for the steamed pork buns made from flour pastry and filled with pork mince and vegetable mixture. ‘Nikuman’ can be made quite easily at home. I use Sugar and Soy Sauce to season the pork mixture, but you can use whatever you like. Pork Mince can be replaced by other …

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    1-Hour Focaccia

    When I was cooking ‘Chicken Cream Stew’ for dinner one day, I was regretful that I hadn’t bought a nice crusty bread. I still had 50 minutes until dinner time, so I started making bread. I had heard about microwave enforced proofing for quick bread making. I made 4 bread rolls that evening. The bread …

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    Playdough

    This playdough is great fun to play with and it’s great fun to make it. My son was always very creative and enjoyed making things with a variety of materials when young. Playdough was an essential material for him, and now he has grown up to be an artist. Ingredients Plain Flour 1 cup Sakt …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Dough

    Basic Shortcrust Pastry

    I never wanted to bother making pastry from scratch. But I have done it once to find out how easy it is. My shortcrust pastry is very versatile. It can be sweet or savoury. I always use ordinary salted Butter. The softness can be adjusted by adding Cold Water or more Flour. Ingredients Plain Flour …

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