edible chrysanthemum

  • Hot Pot & Hot Plate

    Mizutaki

    ‘Mizutaki’ is one of the most popular Nabe (Hot Pot) dishes in Japan. ‘Mizutaki’ means ‘cooked in water’. Chicken and a variety of Vegetables are cooked in water, sometimes with a piece of Kombu (Kelp). However, they are most commonly cooked in Chicken Stock these days. When Chicken and Vegetables are cooked, you may take …

  • Vegetables

    ‘Peanut-ae’ Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum)

    Edible Chrysanthemum is easy to grow. If you have no access to this beautiful vegetable, it would be a fun and rewarding activity for you to try. Edible Chrysanthemum is growing crazy in my herb garden at the moment. I picked leaves, blanched them and combined with ‘Peanut-ae’ sauce. You may prefer ‘Goma-ae’ sauce made …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Spicy Salmon Sashimi Don

    Salmon is probably the most popular fish in Melbourne. A local fish shop has started selling sashimi-grade fresh Salmon and I am very happy. You don’t like Sashimi? The texture of raw salmon is not very different from the smoked salmon’s texture. Try this spicy and delicious Salmon rice bowl. You will love the raw …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) & Tuna Mayo Salad

    Canned Tuna & Japanese Mayonnaise Salad can be made with a various vegetables, but this is my favourite. Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) has such a strong unique flavour and fragrance. It is so good with Tuna & Mayonnaise. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 100g Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) Leaves1/4 Red Onion *finely sliced1 Canned Tuna in Brine *185g1/4 …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) Caesar Salad

    If you can’t find Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum), try mix of Spinach & Rocket, or other salad vegetables that have strong flavour. I think they taste much better than lettuces. You can use your own Caesar Dressing, but why don’t you try ‘My Creamy Caesar Dressing’ which suits the flavour of Shungiku so well. Makes 4 …

  • Vegetables

    Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) Ponzu Salad

    It is very hard to believe now that I used to hate this vegetable. I hated Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) and never tried to eat it. An Asian grocer next to the supermarket where I usually do my grocery shopping sells Shungiku and they are inexpensive. Today I bought very fresh one, so I made a …

  • Vegetables

    Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) Salad

    This is a typical Japanese salad called ‘Sunomono’, that means ‘vinegared dish’. The most common Japanese salad dressing is made with Salt, Sugar and Vinegar. For Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) salad, I definitely add some Soy Sauce. A little bit of Japanese Mustard or Sesame Oil would be a nice addition. ‘Sunomono’ is usually served in …

  • Cooking Sauces Dipping Sauces Vegetables

    Edible Chrysanthemum Pesto

    Basil Pesto is so popular and we can buy it from any supermarket stores these days. I love Basil Pesto, but some people, like my parents who are old and not familiar with Mediterranean herbs, find it too overwhelming. Pesto is easy to make at home. By replacing Basil with other herbs or herby veggies, …

  • Vegetables

    ‘Goma-ae’ Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum)

    ‘Goma-ae’ Sauce, which is a sweet sauce of ground toasted sesame seeds, goes very well with many vegetables. My ‘Goma-ae’ recipes are so easy. If you like Edible Chrysanthemum, you got to try this one. Edible Chrysanthemum is available from most Asian grocery stores, but I recently discovered it at an Italian green grocery store! …

  • Okonomiyaki Vegetables

    Edible Chrysanthemum Okonomiyaki

    It seems there are so many different names for the vegetable I call ‘Edible Chrysanthemum’. It is called ‘Shungiku’ in Japanese. In Australia, Edible Chrysanthemum is available from most Asian grocery stores. This is ‘Okonomiyaki’. Besides Edible Chrysanthemum as the main ingredient, you can use whatever you like. Makes 2 to 4 Servings Ingredients 100g …

  • Mazegohan Vegetables

    Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) Mazegohan

    Edible Chrysanthemum, ‘Shungiku’ in Japanese, is totally different from ‘Chrysanthemum’, and it is a vegetable in the daisy family. Its strong and distinguish flavour is something you love or hate. I hated it when I was a child, but now I love it. If you love it, you will enjoy this rice dish. It’s very …

  • Mazegohan

    Edible Chrysanthemum & Kombu Mazegohan

    Every Asian grocery sells this vegetables but most Australians don’t know what it is. Once known it is ‘Chrysanthemum’, they would ask ‘Can we eat that?’ OK… it is actually a plant in the Daisy Family and it is a vegetable that is edible. Edible Chrysanthemum has a very strong distinguish flavour, which I hated …

  • Chicken Vegetables

    Shungiku Chicken Salad

    Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) leaves are available from Asian grocery stores. Shungiku has quite strong flavour which I didn’t like when I was young but I love it now. This salad can be made with Spinach or other green, but this strong fragrant vegetable is the best with this creamy dressing. Makes 4 servings Ingredients Shungiku …