Vegetables

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles Vegetables

    Harusame Salad

    Harusame are the noodles made from potato starch or mung bean starch. Low in calories and great for salad and soup. This dish is something we always crave for when weather is warmer.It’s so refreshing and yummy. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Harusame Noodles 200g Cucumber 1/2 to 1 Carrot 1 Ham 4 slices Large Eggs …

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    Broccoli Creamy Miso Sauce

    Lighter colour Miso is recommended for this dish. Miso is quite salty, use small amount and test the flabour. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Broccoli 500g *cut into small florets Miso 1 teaspoon *light colour miso preferred Japanese Mayonnaise 3 tablespoons Roasted Sesame Seeds 1/2 to 1 tablespoon *ground Method 1. Boil Broccoli until bright green and …

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    Capsicum Katsuobushi Stir Fry

    One of the easiest and very popular recipe. You can add chilli flakes, sesame seeds, sesame oil or garlic for more flavour. ‘Katsuobushi (Bonito Flakes)’ can be replaced by canned tuna. My children like this dish with tune even better. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Green Capsicum 2 Oil 1 tablespoon Katsuobushi (Bonito Flakes) 1 to …

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    Sweet Miso Eggplant

    Sweet Miso goes so well with Eggplant. This dish is my husband’s all time favourite. He keeps telling everyone that eggplants in Japanese dishes are so delicious. I asked him how most Australians cook the eggplant. He said ‘just BBQ them.’ Ahhh… When you cook this dish, you need hot steamy rice to serve with …

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    ‘Goma-ae’ Beans

    Beans can be replaced with other vegetables like Spinach, Carrot, Japanese Mushrooms, Asparagus, Gobo, Broccoli, etc. This is one of the most popular ‘Ae-mono’, a type of Japanese salad, and my most favourite vegetable dish! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Beans about 350g *Beans can be replaced with Spinach, Carrot, Japanese Mushrooms (eg. Shiitake & Shimeji), …

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    ‘Goma-ae’ Spinach

    ‘Goma-ae’ Sauce goes very well with many vegetables or Asian mushrooms. For this dish, please use Fresh Spinach, not frozen cooked spinach or shredded spinach. Thick and large leaves are most suitable, but you must not over-cook the Spinach because it should retain tender-crisp texture. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 bunch (*250 to 300g) Spinach …

  • Okonomiyaki Vegetables

    Okonomiyaki

    I have included pork and cabbage in this recipe. These can be substituted for any ingredients at all. Because this is ‘Okonomiyaki’, you can use whatever you like. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients Plain Flour OR Self-Raising Flour 2 cups Water 2 cups Eggs 4 Salt 1 pinch Dashi Power 1/2 teaspoon *optional Cabbage …

  • Gyoza Vegetables

    Vegetarian Gyoza

    I have tried ready-made Vegetarian Gyoza from supermarket stores and I was not impressed at all. There was no Umami and they were tasteless. Try my recipe! More variety of Japanese mushrooms are available these days. Use chunky meaty mushrooms. Makes 35 to 40 pieces Ingredients Shiitake or Oyster Mushrooms 200g Tofu ½ to 1 …

  • Tempura Vegetables

    ‘Kakiage’ Tempura

    When I make Tempura, I most likely make ‘Kakiage’ as well to finish off left-over batter. ‘Kakiage’ is a type of Tempura made with a variety of thinly sliced or chopped vegetables and seafood. The most popular ingredients for ‘Kakiage’ are probably Carrot and Onion, as most households have them in their pantry. Ingredients Tempura …

  • Tempura Vegetables

    Home-Style Tempura

    Home style Tempura is easy to cook and won’t cost much. My favourite Tempura is beans, but when I was a little girl, I loved sweet potato the best. Ingredients Suggestions Sweet Potato, Beans, Pumpkin, Potato, Capsicum, Eggplant, Asparagus, Carrot, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Onion, Parsley, Prawns, Fish, Squid, Shiitake, Mushrooms, Lotus Root, Chikuwa (Fish Sausage) …

  • Sushi Vegetables

    Chirashi-zushi

    Chirashi-zushi is a very popular type of sushi which is a kind of decorated rice salad consisting of sushi rice topped with cooked vegetables, seafood or thin strips of fine omelet sheets. You can buy ready-made Chirashi-zushi Mix, which you simply mix with HOT cooked rice. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients Japanese Short Grain …

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