edamame

  • Okonomiyaki

    Zucchini & Edamame Okonomiyaki

    There had been a large Zucchini in the fridge for a while, and I had to use it sooner. I decided to make Okonomiyaki using it. It turned out the softest and fluffiest Okonomiyaki I ever cooked. I added Edamame, but you can add Prawns, Squid, Bacon, Ham, OR etc. Pan-frying would be a quick …

  • Beans & Peas Fish Vegetables

    Snow Peas, Edamame & Tuna Salad

    I had never eaten uncooked Snow Peas until I tried it in Australia. I instantly fell in love with the Australian juicy Snow Peas. If the Snow Peas in your country need to be cooked, just blanch them as they should be crunchy in this salad. I definitely won’t cook them. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Sushi

    Tuna & Edamame Sushi Rice Bowl

    Today I craved Sushi Rolls. Nearby sushi shops are closed due to Covid-19. I didn’t want to bother making Sushi Rolls just for my lunch. Then I made such a simple Sushi Rice Bowl using leftover rice. I wished to add some Lettuce and Avocado but I didn’t have them. I added steamed Carrot and …

  • Beans & Peas Egg

    Edamame & Egg Salad

    This salad is perfect for sandwich filling. I didn’t like the egg salad sandwich for a long time until I made this egg salad. This ‘Edamame & Egg Salad’ tastes like my Tartar Sauce, and the crunchy Edamame (young soy beans) are so good. If you can’t find Edamame where you live, Peas can be …

  • Okonomiyaki

    Oven-baked Okonomiyaki with Ham & Egg

    It takes time to cook ‘Okonomiyaki’, especially when you make many. When I cook it for whole family, I bake one large Okonomiyaki in the oven. Today’s Okonomiyaki is about 40 x 30cm. Such a jumbo Okonomiyaki can’t be flipped over, but I don’t need to to do so as I bake it in the …

  • Chicken Tofu

    Chicken Mince in Abura-age (Thin Fried Tofu)

    I used to make this dish using Tofu as filling, but I like Chicken Mince version better. I wanted to add Hijiki (a sea vegetable) as well, but I haven’t found it for many years where I live. If you have it, add 1 tablespoon of it. Makes 6 pieces Ingredients 3 Abura-age (Thin Fried …

  • Beans & Peas

    Edamame Mochi

    ‘Mame Mochi’ is slightly salted Mochi (pounded steamed Glutenous Rice) mixed with, most commonly, Black Soy Beans. This type mochi is usually formed into large logs and sliced later. When the slices of ‘Mame Mochi’ are toasted, they smell so good and taste wonderful. Well… it is not easy to make. So, I tried to …

  • 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 …

  • Zōsui (Rice Soup)

    Green Rice Soup

    Leftover cooked rice that has turned dry and hard like sand grains. What do you cook with it? Rice soup is a good option. Try this Green Rice Soup. It is very easy and quick to prepare. The key ingredients are Edamame (Young Soy Beans) and Nori. Soft Tofu or Egg can be added. Makes …

  • Vegetables

    Spicy ‘Kimpira’ Lotus Root & Edamame

    Lotus Root is one of the hard-to-find vegetables in Australia. However, already sliced and partially cooked and ready-to-use Frozen Lotus Root is available from many Asian grocery stores. The most popular way to cook Lotus Root is ‘Kimpira’, a Japanese style stir-fry dish of vegetables that is seasoned with Mirin (Sugar) & Soy Sauce. In …

  • Beans & Peas Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Spicy Natto & Avocado Rice Bowl

    This is a plant-protein-packed power rice bowl dish. Spicy condiments such as Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) and Gochujang (Korean Spicy Miso) go very well with Nattō. I know some people find the smell of Nattō too overpowering, but this dish is not too bad. Sesame Oil makes the dish smell more appetising. Makes 1 …

  • Beans & Peas

    Soy Sauce Marinated Edamame

    These yummy Edamame beans are great for snack or side dish for alcoholic drinks. They can be mixed with freshly cooked Rice, or mixed with other vegetables such as Daikon or Cucumber to make a salad. Flavour can be anything you like. Today I add Wasabi and enjoyed them with chilled Sake. Ingredients 1 cup …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Wakame, Edamame & Carrot Crunchy Salad

    You thought that you were going to make this salad using frozen Mixed Vegetables? Sorry, but it won’t work. You can use Frozen Corn Kernels, but you can’t use frozen Peas and Carrot. If you can’t find Edamame (Young Soy Beans), dried Chickpeas can be used. Soak them in water over night and cook retaining …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu Vegetables

    Teriyaki Tofu Plate

    In Melbourne, a large variety of Tofu are now available as all major supermarket chains are selling their own brand Tofu products. This lunch (OR dinner) plate is perfect for everyone, especially on meat-free Mondays. Teriyaki Tofu & King Oyster Mushroom, Egg and Veggies are on freshly cooked rice. Such a delicious, filling and nutritious …

  • Beans & Peas Dips & Spreads Vegetables

    Edamame & Watercress Dip

    I have introduced my ‘Edamame & Cream Cheese Dip’ and ‘Edamame & Avocado Dip’ recipes on this website. Those dips are delicious but I always thought something tangy would be nice in Edamame Dip. On the other day, when I was washing Watercress for salad, I thought the very peppery flavour of Watercress, which I …

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