• 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) …

  • Tempura

    Tempura Batter

    It is easy to remember how to make Tempura Batter. I use only ordinary Plain / SR Flour, but you can add Potato Starch or Corn Flour. Use cold water for lighter texture. Low temperature slows down the gluten development. Ingredients Egg + Cold Water 1 cup Flour 1 cup Tip You can add 2 …

  • 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 …

  • Sushi

    Inari-zushi

    Sushi rice wrapped in seasoned Abura-age (thin fried tofu). You can buy Inari-zushi no Moto (seasoned Abura-age) at many Asian grocery stores. They come in cans and plastic shrink wrapped bags. If you want to cook Abura-age by yourself, the recipe is here. Makes 12 Ingredients Sushi Rice (*Cooked from 180ml x 3 cups uncooked Rice) …

  • Sushi

    Sushi Rice

    Sushi Rice is all about the quality of Rice, how it is cooked and the flavour of Sushi Vinegar. My family’s Sushi Vinegar is always praised by my friends. Here is the recipe and you will never buy bottled read-made Sushi Vinegar again. Ingredients Freshly Cooked Hot Rice* (Short grain Japanese rice!!!) Sushi Vinegar *For …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Miso Katsu Don

    ‘Katsu’ is a Japanese abbreviation for cutlets. Following the pattern of naming Don (rice bowl), cutlets on rice is called ‘Katsu Don’. Serve this ‘Katsu Don’ with Miso Sauce is ‘Miso Katsu Don’. It’s a pretty popular dish in Kurashiki City where I used to live. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Cooked Rice ½ bowl each …

  • Tofu

    Atsuage Simmered in Sweet Soy Broth

    A great vagetarian dish, so tasty and nutritious. This is one of my children’s favourite dishes. You can cook White Radish (Daikon) with Atsuage in this dish. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Atsu-age (Deep Fried Tofu) 1 Pack or enough for 4 Ginger 1 small piece *finely sliced into strips Dashi Stock 1 cup Sugar 2 …

  • Cooking Rice Sushi

    Cooking Rice for Sushi

    When you cook rice for sushi, cook with slightly less amount of water to achieve firmer texture. Sushi Vinegar recipe varies from one region to another, and every family has a different resipe. I want to share my family’s recipe. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Japanese Short Grain Rice 3 cups* (180ml cups) (*Use 180ml cup …

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