Mushrooms

  • Mazegohan Mushrooms

    Grilled Shiitake Mazegohan

    My grandmother used to grow Shiitake in a wood 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 …

  • 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 …

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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 …

  • Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    Dried Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    One of my favourite ‘Takikomigohan’ is ‘Asian Mushroom Takikomigohan’ and I sometimes crave the dish. One day I really wanted to cook it but had no fresh Asian mushrooms. Fortunately I had a pack of Assorted Dried Mushroom Mix. Mostly Asian mushrooms but Flat Mushrooms were also included, and some were already sliced. I cooked …

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