celery

  • Chicken Vegetables

    Chicken & Celery Salad

    Japanese mayonnaise can be mixed with Worcestershire Sauce (Lea & Perrins) OR Soy Sauce to make the dressing for this salad. If you use Worcestershire Sauce, I recommend to cook Chicken with ‘Herbs A’. If you use Soy Sauce, cook with ‘Herbs B’. Whichever flavour, the creamy dressing goes so well with Celery, that even …

  • Squid & Octopus Vegetables

    Marinated Squid Salad

    I love Squid, especially ‘Squid Sashimi’ which I have never had in Australia. Fresh squids are not available where I live. Frozen or thawed squid tubes are available from any supermarkets. But the whole squids are less than half the price and they don’t smell like chlorine like the processed squid tubes do. If you …

  • Vegetables

    Kombucha Pickled Celery

    For the Japanese, ’Kombucha’ is ‘Kombu-Tea’ which is basically ground Kombu (kelp) powder. Sometimes tea leaves and salt is added. You make the drink by mixing the ‘Kombucha’ powder with hot water. ‘Kombucha’ tastes more like dashi stock. It is totally different from the ‘Kombucha’, a tea-like health drink made form fermented mushrooms originated in …

  • Vegetables

    Fresh Veggie Sticks and Walnut Miso Dip

    On the other day, I heard a friend of mine complaining about something I would love. She grows vegetables in the backyard and occasionally gets too much harvest to eat. She was particularly complaining about too much cucumbers. Ahhh… come on! Here is an Asian flavoured ‘Miso Dip’ that would help her to snack a …

  • Potato Vegetables

    My Italian Potato Salad

    If you are Italian, you might say ‘this is not Italian Potato Salad!’ Well… I just created a potato salad with the ingredients that I think are Italian such as Italian herb mix and semi-dried tomatoes. This is my favourite potato salad and I like it more than My Family’s Potato Salad! Makes 4 Servings …

  • Vegetables

    Celery Leaves Tsukudani

    When you buy a bunch of celery, what do you do with the leaves and thin stalks? You are not throwing them away, are you? I sometimes use them for soup and stir-fry, but this is my favourite way to use them up. Try it once and you will never waste the celery leaves again. …

  • Mazegohan

    Celery Leaves Mazegohan

    When you buy a bunch of celery, what do you do with the leaves and thin stalks? You are not throwing them away, are you? I sometimes use them for soup and stir-fry, but this is my favourite way to use them up. Try it once and you will never waste the celery leaves again. …

  • Vegetables

    Kinpira Celery

    ‘Kinpira’ is a Japanese style dish of vegetables that is stir-fried and seasoned with Mirin (Sugar) & Soy Sauce. Commonly root vegetables such as Gobo (burdock root) and Renkon (lotus root) or carrot are used. The vegetables need to remain crunchy texture after cooked. It is too hard to find Gobo or Renkon in Australia, …

  • Vegetables

    Ponzu Celery

    Why did I hate Celery when I was a child? I would have loved it if I have tried Australian Celery that are so juicy. When I needed another dish for dinner on there other day, I made this salad. I simply mixed the sliced Celery and Ponzu. What a surprise! It was an instant …