beef

  • Beef Vegetables

    Off-Cut Beef & Daikon ‘Nimono’

    Probably this is one of my family’s favourite Japanese dinner menus. Off-cut Beef is cheap and tasty. Once you cooked it long enough, it wouldn’t be tough and chewy at all. Try this dish and find out how tasty the Daikon (white radish) could be. Serve with freshly cooked rice and enjoy the melting texture …

  • Beef Chicken Pork

    Sweet & Sour Meatballs

    When my children were very young, I used to make this ‘Sweet & Sour Meatballs’ quite often. I put these meatballs into their lunch box and they loved them. The flavour of these meatballs brings back happy memories of those days. I always use beef & pork mix mince, but chicken mince is also very …

  • Beef Vegetables

    Beef & Garlic Shoots Stir-fry

    Here in Australia, more exotic vegetables and fruit are available. Even supermarket stores are selling unfamiliar vegetables and fruit. I often wonder how to cook them and what they taste like. The best thing to do is ‘try them’. Have you cooked garlic shoots before? This vegetable with the garlic flavour is so tasty and …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Beef Soboro Don

    Minced meat is generally cheaper and quicker to cook, thus it is a great ingredient for everyday meals. This is one of my family’s favourite mince dishes. ‘Soboro’ means crumbled meat and my ‘Soboro’ recipes are perfect for busy families. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Cooked Rice 1/2 bowl eachBeef Mince 500gDried Sliced Shiitake 1 pkt …

  • Beef Rice Burger

    Rice Burger with Yakiniku Stirfry

    It’s school holidays and my daughter is home. I just wanted to make something different for lunch using left over rice. Not fried rice, not rice soup, not Onigiri. What would you cook? I cooked Rice Burgers. Today’s filling was Yakiniku Stir-fry and I used Nori Sheet instead of lettuce for the burgers. Makes 4 …

  • Beef Curry Potato

    Curry ‘Korokke’

    ‘Korokke’ is a deep fried potato cake coated with Panko bread crumbs. ‘Korokke’ is very popular in Japan and we can buy many different types of Korokke anywhere. One very popular flavour is spicy curry! Makes 12 to 16 Ingredients 5 to 6 Large Potatoes *dry & fluffy types are better250 to 300g Beef Mince …

  • Beef Potato

    ‘Korokke’

    ‘Korokke’ is a deep fried potato cake coated with Panko Crumbs. It doesn’t seem to be a very traditional Japanese food, but actually it is! In 1872 ‘Korokke’ has become very popular, and these days we can buy many different types of ‘Korokke’ anywhere in Japan. But I am living in Australia. I have to …

  • Beef Mazegohan

    Beef Mazegohan

    This is my children’s favourite Mazegohan dish. Beef can be replaced by Pork or Chicken, but for this dish we we like Beef the best. I often mix in some crunchy Edamame beans which are available frozen from many Asian grocery stores and I highly recommend this addition. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Japanese Short Grain …

  • Beef Potato

    Nikujaga

    ‘Niku’ means ‘meat’ and ‘Jaga’ comes from ‘Jagaimo’ that means ‘potato’. Meat and Potato are cooked often with Onion in sweet soy sauce flavoured broth. This is one of the most popular home style dishes in Japan. My children love this dish. So I have to cook it very often. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 …

  • Beef Vegetables

    Beef Tataki

    ‘Tataki’ refers to Beef or Fish that is lightly seared over high heat using a grid, leaving the center very rare. Cooking ‘Beef Tataki’ in the proper way is quite demanding. But my recipe is easy. Some people cook Beef in the oven, but I use a frying pan. This dish is quite easy to …

  • Beef

    Beef Shigureni

    This is a great topping for freshly cooked rice and also a good side dish to enjoy with Sake or Beer. Thinly sliced Beef is traditionally used, but you can cut the Beef into small cubes and present them with toothpicks like ‘Pinchos’. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 400 to 500g Beef Steaks2 small pieces Ginger …

  • Beef Udon

    Beef Udon

    Slightly sweet soy flavoured beef mixture on top of cold Udon Noodles. Pour ‘Mentsuyu’ over and enjoy. ‘Mentsuyu’ is a Japanese sauce for cold noodles often used as a dipping sauce, but it can be used as seasoning sauce as well. Find the recipe here. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 servings Udon Noodles *frozen type …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Yakiniku Don

    Cook Beef and Vegetables in the way of Japanese BBQ with ‘Yakiniku Sauce’ and top it on the rice. It’s an easy & yummy meal. These days you can buy ready-to-use ‘Yakiniku Sauce’ but why don’t you make your own sauce. It’s very handy to have your own sauce in a bottle kept in fridge. …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    ‘Tanin’ Don

    ‘Tanin’ means ‘stranger’ or ‘unrelated person’. Unlike ‘Oyako’ Don that is cooked with Chicken and Eggs, Pork and Eggs are not ‘parent and child’. Therefore this is called ‘Tanin’ Don. It’s a quick and easy Donburi (rice bowl) dish. Pork Mince or Beef Mince are easy to use, but thinly sliced Pork or Beef steaks …

  • Beef Hot Pot & Hot Plate

    Shabu Shabu

    The name ‘Shabu Shabu’ is derived from the “swish swish” sound of cooking the meat in the pot. You need to slice Beef Block as thinly as you can. Many Asian grocers sell frozen thinly sliced meat. They also sell ready-made ‘Shabu Shabu’ dipping sauces but it is easy to make your own sauces. Makes …

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