broccoli

  • Takikomigohan Vegetables

    Broccoli Rice

    My ‘Broccoli Rice’ is not minced Broccoli. Broccoli is cooked with Rice, and with Butter. When my son was a young child, I did all sort of tricks to make him eat veggies. One trick was mixing veggies with his favourite food. He loved rice. So I often cooked rice with finely chopped up or …

  • Vegetables

    Broccoli Stem Sesame Garlic Salad

    ‘Mock Zha Cai‘ and ‘Nuta Salad’ are lovely ways to use up Broccoli Stems. Here is another recipe for you to try. This is a Korean inspired Sesame & Garlic flavoured salad. This salad is also really good for drinking. Makes 1 to 2 Servings Ingredients 2 Broccoli Stems *about 150g1 small clove Garlic *grated1 …

  • Vegetables

    Pan-fried Broccoli with Creamy Sesame Sauce

    Steam-frying using a frying pan is the easiest method to cook Broccoli. Cheesy Sauce is really nice, but this super easy Creamy Sesame Sauce is also good. One large head of Broccoli would be eaten very quickly with this sauce. Makes 2 to 4 Servings Ingredients 1 large head (*about 300g) Broccoli *cut into small …

  • Egg Potato Vegetables

    Broccoli, Egg & Potato Salad

    Broccoli is in season. It is delicious and also very cheap. I have been cooking Broccoli almost everyday. Today I added it to everyone’s favourite ‘Egg & Potato Salad’. Broccoli is so good with creamy sauces. With Sour Cream, Egg and Potato, it couldn’t possibly taste bad. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 to 3 Potatoes …

  • Vegetables

    Pan-fried Broccoli with Cheesy Sauce

    Steam-frying using a frying pan is my favourite method to cook Broccoli. This ‘Cheesy Sauce’ is absolutely easy to make. This can be a great side dish, but I actually often cook it for my lunch. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 large head (*about 300g) Broccoli *cut into small florets, thick stem sliced1 clove Garlic …

  • Vegetables

    Mock Zha Cai

    ‘Zha Cai’ is Chinese pickled knobby stems of mustard plant. It is fermented just like Korean Kimchi. ‘Zha Cai’ is called ‘Zāsai ‘ in Japan and it is popular. You can make this ‘Mock Zha Cai’ with Broccoli stems. It tastes similar to ‘Zha Cai’ and it is great for drinking! Makes 1 Serving Ingredients …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta Vegetables

    Bacon, Broccoli & Macaroni Cheese

    Everyone loves Macaroni Cheese. Macaroni Cheese is delicious with any extra ingredients. I often add extra ingredients such as Mushrooms, but Broccoli is probably my favourite. It looks great, delicious and nutritious. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 head Broccoli *about 300g2 cups (*about 260g) Macaroni20g Butter100g Bacon *cut into small pieces2 tablespoons (20g) Plain Flour2 …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Just Broccoli & Egg

    To cook Broccoli, frying-pan method is the easiest and quickest. Basically you cook Broccoli florets with a small amount of Oil, Water and a pinch Salt. You can add Garlic or Chilli or whatever you wish to add. This dish is so simple, yet delicious and nutritious. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 head (*about 300g) …

  • Other Soup Vegetables

    Green Vegetable Soup

    Don’t judge it by its colour. This soup is absolutely delicious! I first made this soup by adding some green vegetables to ‘My Mother’s Potato Soup’ to make it more nutritious. You should add as many different green vegetables as you have. I love to add Broad Beans that makes a huge difference. The more …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Fish

    Fish & Broccoli Doria

    ‘Doria’ is a very popular rice dish in Japan. Butter Rice or Pilaf is covered with White Sauce (Béchamel Sauce) and grated Cheese, then baked in the oven. Fish and Broccoli are absolutely delicious with the White Sauce. Find my other Doria recipes here. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Cooked Rice20g Butter2 tablespoons chopped …

  • Okonomiyaki Prawn & Shrimp

    Broccoli & Prawns Okonomiyaki

    ‘Okonomiyaki’ is commonly made with Cabbage. I often make it with Kale. Broccoli version is also very yummy. Especially Broccoli stems are perfect for this ‘Okonomiyaki’. When Broccoli are in season and they are tasty and cheap, why don’t you try it? I like Prawns for Broccoli version, but you can use Squid, Pork, Ham, …

  • Fish Other Soup Zōsui (Rice Soup)

    Fish Rice Soup

    In Japan, people eat ‘Rice Porridge’ when they are sick. It is easy to digest. But you need more nutrients especially Protein and Vitamins to recover from illness. Last week, I became sick. When I started to eat, I cooked this ‘Fish Rice Soup’. This soup is gentle to weakened stomach and very comforting, and …

  • Vegetables

    Crunchy Barley Salad

    I love Barley and always stock a bag of Pearl Barley in the pantry. I use it mainly for soup. Sometimes I cook it with Rice. On the other day, I had some leftover cooked Barley, and I made a salad using it, just like the rice salad. It was amazing!!! Now, I love Barley …

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