• Mushrooms

    ‘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 …

  • Mushrooms

    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 …

  • Mushrooms

    Mushroom & Onion Dip

    As I have seen a bigger variety of & more creative dips at stores, I simply thought I could make my own dips by blending whatever I like. Here is another one. I sautéed Onion, Garlic and Mushrooms with my favourite herb ‘Thyme’, and blended into paste. All mushroom lovers should try this!!! Ingredients Onion …

  • Chicken Mushrooms

    Chicken & Shiitake Skewers

    Just two ingredients and a little bit extra effort make this amazing dish. When you find thick & plump fresh Shiitake (mushrooms), please try it! Chicken can be thigh, breast or tenderloin, but Chicken and Shiitake need to be cut to similar sizes so that they will be cooked evenly. Same as ‘Yakitori’, if you …

  • Beef Egg Mushrooms

    Beef Mince Omelette

    This is what my mother used to cook for my sisters and me. She often used thinly sliced off-cut beef or pork, but minced meat is easier for me. Today I cooked Onion and Shiitake with mince, but you can cook whatever you have. When I was a little girl, it was such a fun …

  • Beef Mushrooms

    Super Easy ‘Beef Stroganoff’

    I have already shared my ‘Beef Stroganoff’ recipe on this website, but this recipe is better! You don’t need to add stock because the yummy juices come out from Beef and Mushrooms are just enough. For seasoning, you only need Salt & Pepper, and the sourness from the Pickled Cucumber is essential. Ahhh… this recipe …

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