• Chicken

    Chicken Balls

    Mix everything together and drop tablespoonfuls into boiling stock to cook, then season the stock as you like. You can enjoy these nutritious chicken balls with delicious soup. You may wish to add some cooked noodles or rice to make this dish a filling meal. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Chicken Mince 400 to 500g Ginger …

  • Vegetables

    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 …

  • Vegetables

    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 …

  • Vegetables

    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 …

  • Vegetables

    ‘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), …

  • Vegetables

    ‘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 …

  • Mushrooms Tofu

    Pan Fried Tofu & Mushroom Sauces

    ‘Agedashidofu’ is a very popular Japanese dish but many people don’t ry it at home because it needs to be deep-fried. How about this shallow-fried tofu? Enjoy the crispy outside and creamy inside with two different sauces that I often cook, or you can create your own yummy sauces. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Fresh Medium …

  • Chicken Clear Soup

    Chicken Ball Soup

    Drop Chicken Ball mixture into boiling Dashi Stock to cook. It is an easy yet very nutricious soup. Adding Udon Noodles and some vegetables makes this soup a satisfying meal. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Dashi Stock or Chicken Stock 4 cups Salt 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce 1 tablespoon Chicken Balls Chicken Mince 200 to 300g …

  • Clear Soup Mushrooms Tofu

    Tofu & Enoki Soup

    Enoki can be replaced with Shiitake, Shimeji, Oyster Mushrooms or other Japanese mushrooms. You may wish to add egg. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Dashi Stock 4 cups Salt 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce 1 tablespoon Tofu ½ to 1 block Enoki 1 bunch Spring Onion 2 to 3 *finely Chopped Method 1. Cut Tofu and Enoki into …

  • Clear Soup Egg Tofu

    Tofu & Egg Soup

    This is my children’s favourite Clear Soup that their Obaa-san (grandmother) in Japan used to make for them. I use Iriko (Dried Baby Sardines) Dashi Stock for this soup as my mother always does. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Dashi Stock 4 cups *Iriko (Dried Baby Sardines) Dashi is recommended Salt 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce 1 …

  • Clear Soup

    Basic Clear Soup

    Clear soup is usually seasoned with Salt and Soy Sauce. Depending on the ingredients, Sake and Mirin are also used. The above image is the clear soup with Cod, Enoki and Spring Onion. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Dashi 4 cups Salt 1 teaspoon Soy Sauce 1 tablespoons Add two or three of the following Tofu …

  • Miso Soup Tofu

    Tofu & Spinach Miso Soup

    Tofu doesn’t need to be cooked. Using ready-to-serve Baby Spinach, it takes only 5 minutes to prepare this miso soup. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Dashi Stock 4 cups Miso 3 to 4 tablespoons Tofu 1 block Ready-to-Serve Baby Spinach as required Spring Onion 2 Method 1. Cut Tofu into small cubes, cut Spring Onion finely. 2. …

  • Miso Soup Pork

    Butajiru / Tonjiru

    ‘Butajiru’ is a type of Miso Soup with pork in it. It is a very popular dish. ‘Butajiru’ usually contains Satoimo (Taro) and Konnyaku and Gobo. Many Asian Grocery stores sell them but it might be difficult for you to find them. Even without them, this soup is quite delicious. The ingredients listed are suggestions. …

  • Miso Soup

    Basic Miso Soup

    Miso Soup is one of the traditional Japanese staple dishes. Normally it is enjoyed with white rice. Here is the basic method how to cook Miso Soup. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Dashi Stock3 to 4 tablespoons Miso2 Spring Onion *finely chopped Add two or three of the following1/2 to 1 block Tofu 1 …

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