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  • Cold Sweets

    Chocolate Mousse

    There are hundreds of ‘Chocolate Mousse’ recipes out there, but this is mine. I am writing it down for my children, so that they can recreate their mother’s ‘Chocolate Mousse’ one day. You need 4 bowls including a heat-proof bowl. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients Bowl 1 (Heat-proof) 200 to 220g Dark Chocolate Bowl …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Cabbage & Peas ‘Tamago Toji’

    ‘Tamago Toji’ is a Japanese cooking method to bind the ingredients cooked in sauce or soup with ‘Tamago’, egg(s). Obviously, ‘Toji’ comes from a verb ‘tojiru’ that means ‘bind’. The method is popularly used. ‘Oyako’ Don is an example. This recipe uses Cabbage and Peas, but you can use whatever vegetables you have in hand. …

  • Egg Tofu

    Egg in Abura-age (Thin Fried Tofu)

    ‘Abura-age’ is thinly sliced & deep-fried Tofu. It is used to make ‘Inari-zushi’ wraps and many other dishes in Japan. My mother often cooked this delicious ‘Egg in Abura-age’ for my bento lunch. If you like ‘Inari-zushi’, you will fall in love with this dish. Makes 6 to 8 pieces Ingredients 3 to 4 Abura-age …

  • Potato

    Hungarian Salami, Boiled Eggs & Potato Sour Cream Bake

    My husband has recently become friends with a man whose family has its roots in Hungary. I thought about Hungarian cuisine. I don’t know much about it, but Hungarian Salami is famous. Then I created this recipe. It’s super easy, yet seriously delicious. SERIOUSLY!!! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 3 large Potatoes *about 600g1/2 Onion *thinly …

  • Steamed Sweets

    Steamed Cake

    These days in Japan, many people have an oven in their kitchen, but it is most likely bench-top oven, rather small and looks like a microwave. Home baking is still not very popular over there. When I was a child, no one had the oven. But my mother and grandmother used to make cakes. How? …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Frittata Cheese Bake

    This is the dish of ‘Okonomiyaki’, Frittata and Pizza combined. The base is Frittata, that contains a lot of shredded Cabbage just like ‘Okonomiyaki’, and it is baked like Pizza with cheese and toppings of your choice. This time I used Kransky sausages. It tastes brilliant and you can eat a lot of vegetables. Makes …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu

    Tofu & Egg Rice Bowl

    Here is another dish for you to try on Meat-Free-Mondays. Tofu is the key ingredient for this dish and I recommend to use soft type such as Silken or Momen (Cotton). You can add more vegetables and Asian mushrooms to it. In that case, you need to use a larger frying pan and more sauce. …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Spicy Tuna Soboro Don

    Canned Tuna, Eggs and some Greens. That’s all you need to make this rice bowl dish. I always use Tuna in Springwater. If you use Tuna in Brine, you need to reduce the amount of Soy Sauce because the tuna is salty. This is cheap and easy to cook, yet so delicious! Makes 2 Servings …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Simmered Daikon, Carrot & Egg

    This dish is commonly cooked with Meat, but boiled Eggs are also good. Fried firm Tofu with crispy outside is also good. Today I added Garlic and Toban Djan (Chili Bean Sauce) instead as Ginger, that is often used for this dish. You might be interested in my ‘Simmered Daikon, Carrot & Pork’ recipe as …

  • Zōsui (Rice Soup)

    ‘Ojiya’ Egg Rice Porridge

    When I am sick with a cold, I want ‘Okayu’, that is Japanese style Rice Porridge. It’s easy to digest but not really nutritious. Once I started recovering, cook this ‘Ojiya’ Egg Rice Porridge for me. If I have a better appetite and my sore throat is not too bad, you can add more vegetables. …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu

    Tofu & Egg Soboro Don

    ‘Tofu Soboro Don’ is another delicious and nutritious meal for you to try on Meat-Free Mondays. Of course you can try it anytime you want. Adding some refreshing salad to it, the meal would be perfect. In Australia, all major supermarket chains sell their own brand Firm Tofu and they are not expensive. It is …

  • Drink Egg

    Egg Sake

    It’s a Japanese version of Eggnog, but it got to be hot. This alcoholic beverage is called ‘Tamago-zake’ in Japanese, and it is offered to anyone who have a cold, even children. My mother always made it for me when I had a cold. You can burn off the alcohol by boiling Sake (Rice Wine) …

  • 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 …

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