Mushrooms

  • Mushrooms Tofu

    Tofu & Shiitake with Oyster Sauce

    Medium Soft Tofu such as ‘Momen’ is best suitable for this dish. Today I used Woolworths’ Macro Classic Tofu 500g. Thinly sliced Pork and Asian greens such as Bok Choy can be added. Enjoy this comforting soupy dish with freshly cooked Rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Tofu *medium soft type such as ‘Momen’100g Shiitake …

  • Mazegohan Mushrooms

    Grilled Shiitake Mazegohan

    My grandmother used to grow Shiitake in the woods near her house and my family was lucky to enjoy the harvest. Her Shiitake were meaty and chewy and crunchy and delicious. If you have fresh meaty Shiitake, try this ‘Grilled Shiitake Mazegohan’. Other mushrooms cannot replace Shiitake for this particular dish. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Chicken Mushrooms Nuts

    Simmered Chestnuts, Chicken & Shiitake

    The main feature of this dish is Chestnuts. In Japan, there are many dishes that are similar to this dish, and root vegetables are often used, such as Potatoes, Satoimo (Taros), Lotus Root, Gobo, etc. But, this one is special. If you have never cooked Chestnuts for savoury dishes, you should try it. The flavour …

  • Mushrooms Tofu

    Agedashi Tofu Mushroom Sauce

    Use fresh Momen Tofu or medium soft type Tofu to achieve crispy outside and soft inside. For the sauce, use your favourite Asian mushrooms as much as you like. Today I used Shiitake and Shimeji. This dish is so good!!! Makes 3 to 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Fresh Momen Tofu *OR medium soft TofuPotato Starch …

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    Sesame Garlic Enoki

    My ‘Nametake Enoki’ is delicious with freshly cooked rice. However, even I get a bit bored with the same soy sauce flavour. This time I tried a different flavour inspired by Korean ‘Namul’ and I love it. You can sprinkle with some finely chopped Spring Onion or Chilli Powder as well. You may wish to …

  • Mazegohan Mushrooms

    Asian Mushroom Mazegohan

    I am feeling lucky to have good access to a larger variety of Asian mushrooms in Melbourne these days. Today I cooked another Mazegohan, a dish of cooked rice mixed with separately cooked & seasoned other ingredients, with plenty of mushrooms. If you like my ‘Asian Mushroom Takikomigohan’, you will certainly enjoy this ‘Asian Mushroom …

  • Mushrooms Pork Vegetables

    ‘Ponzu’ Stir-fried Pork, Enoki & Vegetables

    ‘Ponzu’ is a Japanese citrus-based sauce that is popularly used as dipping sauce and marinade. It is also a great seasoning sauce for salad and stir-fries. It’s so handy to keep a bottle of ‘Ponzu’ in the fridge for alway. Find my ‘Ponzu’ recipe here. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 100g Pork *thinly sliced, cut into …

  • Mushrooms Shirataki & Itokonnyaku Vegetables

    ‘Kimpira’ Enoki, Carrot & Itokonnyaku

    ‘Kimpira’ is a Japanese dish of vegetables that is stir-fried and seasoned with Mirin (Sugar) & Soy Sauce. Commonly root vegetables are used but Mushrooms and Konnyaku (Konjac) are popular ingredients, too. Enjoy this stir-fry with freshly cooked rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 200g Enoki200g Itokonnyaku *OR Konjac noodles1 Carrot1 tablespoon Oil2 tablespoons Soy Sauce1 …

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    Asian Mushrooms & Grated Daikon Ponzu Salad

    In Japan, ‘Daikon Oroshi’, snow-like finely grated Daikon radish, is often used for this type of dish, that is called ‘Oroshi-ae’. It is quite simple to prepare. Mix grated Daikon with other ingredients, that can be fresh or cooked. Asian mushrooms need to be cooked, but the method is up to you. You might wish …

  • Mushrooms Spaghetti & Pasta

    Gnocchi & Mushrooms In Butter Soy Sauce

    If you have never tried soy sauce flavoured Potato Gnocchi yet, you got to try this. All pasta are good in soy sauce flavour, but the rubbery Potato Gnocchi are exceptionally delicious. Add plenty of meaty Asian Mushrooms such as Shiitake, Shimeji or King Oyster Mushrooms. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Potato Gnocchi1 clove …

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    ‘Goma-ae’ Mushrooms

    I cook ‘Goma-ae’ dishes very often, using a variety of vegetables. ‘Goma-ae’ Sauce, which is a sweet sauce of ground toasted sesame seeds, goes very well with many vegetables and mushrooms. For ‘Goma-ae’, use meaty mushrooms such as Shiitake, King Oysters, Shimeji, etc. I usually quickly sauté them in a hot skillet, but you can …

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    Simmered Shiitake

    These Shiitake mushrooms are commonly cooked in the water that was used to soak them, and seasoned with Soy Sauce, Mirin and Sugar, the Japanese basic seasonings. You can use Bonito or Kombu Dashi stock, but I use water. These softly simmered Shiitake are quite popular in Japan. You often find it in Bento lunch …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

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