lettuce

  • Bread Chicken Vegetables

    Tacos with Curry Sauce

    My ‘Curry Sauce’ goes well with Steaks, Roasts, ‘Tonkatsu’ and ‘Chicken Katsu’, and many more, and it is easy to make using Japanese Curry Roux Blocks. Today I enjoyed Tacos with the Curry Sauce, just for a change. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Tortillas *OR FlatbreadsRoast Chicken *I bought it from a shop today. You may …

  • Vegetables

    Lettuce Salad with Basil Sumiso Dressing

    In the region in Japan where I grew up, there is a Lettuce called ‘Chisha’. ‘Chisha’ has the flavour and texture between Cos Lettuce and Butter Lettuce. My mother most frequently made ‘Chisha’ Salad with ‘Sumiso’, a sweet & sour Miso dressing. I use Cos Lettuce for this salad, and I add Basil to the …

  • Sushi

    Salad Chirashi-zushi

    ‘Chirashi-zushi’ is a type of Sushi and it is a kind of decorated rice salad. This ‘Salad Chirashi-zushi’ is quite popular in Japan. You can add a variety of salad ingredients and decorate it as you like. If you want to prepare this dish for more than 4 servings, just cook more Sushi Rice and …

  • Vegetables

    Gochujang & Sesame Salad Dressing

    This is my Korean inspired salad dressing. Fresh salad vegetables such as Lettuce and Cucumber, and cooked vegetables such as Spinach and Carrot, are all suitable with this dressing sauce. Taste the sauce and alter the flavour to suit your taste. You may wish to add extra Gochujang, but 1 teaspoon is maximum for me. …

  • Vegetables

    Takuan (Pickled Daikon) & Lettuce Salad

    On the other day when I shared my ‘Takuan’ (Pickled Daikon) recipe, I received a request for ideas to use ‘Takuan’. ‘Takuan’ is pickled Daikon. You can use it just like other pickled Vegetables. ‘Takuan’ is seasoned with Salt, Sugar and Vinegar. It is a perfect ingredient for Salad. Because it is quite salty and …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Mimosa Green Salad

    When I was a uni student many decades ago, some of my good friends were living in the apartment called ‘Mimosa House’, and they introduced me the ‘Mimosa Salad’. The base salad could be Potato Salad or Green Salad, but we called any salads ‘Mimosa Salad’ if they were covered with crumbled Egg White and …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Hijiki Salad

    I recently received a question about how Hijiki can be cooked. Hijili is a blackish coloured Sea Vegetable. In Japan, it is used for many dishes. Most commonly it is simmered in Dashi Stock seasoned with Soy Sauce, with Soy Beans, Tofu products, or Vegetables such as Carrot. But, Hijiki can be added to Salad. …

  • Beef Vegetables

    Temaki (Self-Serve) Rice Paper Rolls

    You know ‘Temaki-zushi’, the self-serve Sushi Rolls. It is easy to prepare, and great fun to eat as everyone rolls by themselves at dinner table. Self-serve Rice Paper Rolls is also a great fun. Today I served Beef as main filling, but naturally you can serve whatever you like. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Dry Rice …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Lettuce & Wakame Sesame Salad

    This is a Korean inspired salad. I usually add Garlic, but the salad tastes good without Garlic. This salad is seasoned with Salt only, but it is absolutely delicious and can be a great side dish. Good for drinking, too. Makes 2 to 4 Servings Ingredients 200g (4 large leaves) Iceberg Lettuce *OR Cos Lettuce2 …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Spinach, Lettuce & Potato Chips Salad

    Believe it or not, my ‘Carrot & Potato Chips Salad’ is one of the most accessed salad recipes on this website. I think Potato Chips (Crisps) is an underestimated salad ingredient. Many people add Croutons. Why not Potato Chips? Please choose good quality REAL Potato Chips. Do not use heavily processed potato-based chips. Makes 4 …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Fried Tofu Salad

    Tofu is becoming more popular as a plant-based protein. I use it quite often for many dishes. When Tofu is fried, outer parts become crunchy, and add extra texture and flavour. Fried Tofu is great for salads. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 200g Firm TofuSaltOil for cooking3 to 4 cupfuls Vegetables of your choice*Note: Today I …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Prawn & Shrimp

    Prawn & Egg Fried Barley

    Here is another Fried Barley recipe for Barley lovers. Cooked Barley can be fried just like Fried Rice. This recipe is just another example. Why don’t you try your favourite Fried Rice recipe replacing Rice with Barley? Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 100g Prawns1/2 tablespoon OilSalt & Pepper2 Eggs *lightly whisked1 tablespoon Oil2 servings Cooked Pearl …

  • Pork Soba Vegetables

    Soba & Pork Salad With ‘Mentsuyu’ Sauce

    Soba Salad is becoming popular in Australia and there are many creative Soba Salad recipes out there. But, as a Japanese, I strongly believe that Soba tastes the best with ‘Mentsuyu’, and it is easy to make. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Soba Noodles150 to 200g Pork *thinly slicedSalt & PepperPotato Starch Flour *optionalA …

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