milk

  • Cold Sweets

    Blueberry Yoghurt Jelly Dessert

    I made this Blueberry Yoghurt Jelly Dessert using my ‘Panna Cotta’ recipe. I reduced the amount of Milk and Cream to 1/2, and added Greek Yoghurt. Soft jelly set in the glass tastes similar to Cheesecake. I used Frozen Blueberries to make the sauce. Easy to make, looks great and tastes fantastic! Makes 4 Servings …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Creamy Agar Milk Jelly & Mango

    I used to make Kanten jelly often, but Kanten is not easy to find. These days I often use Queen’s ‘Jel-It-In Vegetarian Gelling Powder that is Agar. It doesn’t have an unpleasant smell like Gelatine and it sets clean and clear jelly. I like its texture better than Kanten’s. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 to …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Super Easy Vanilla Custard Puffs

    This is a super easy version of Australian Vanilla Slices. They are a little bit messier to eat, but taste almost the same. You only need a sheet of Puff Pastry and Thick Custard. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 sheet Puff Pastry *thawed2 to 3 Egg Yolks3 to 4 tablespoons Sugar2 tablespoons Plain Flour1 teaspoon …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Bread

    My French Toast

    You don’t need a recipe to make French Toast. Just mix Egg(s), Milk and Sugar, and soak the Bread slices in the mixture and cook with Butter in a frying pan. The following is just a suggestion. My advice is to cook it covered, and slowly at very low heat. Makes 1 to 2 Servings …

  • Egg

    Instant Savoury Bread & Butter Pudding in Mug

    Based on my ‘Instant Bread & Butter Pudding’, this savoury version can be cooked in a few minutes if you have a microwave. It’s perfect for breakfast or snack. Today I used Bacon and Spring Onion, but you can use whatever you have. Peas and Smoked Salmon would be nice. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Bread & Butter Pudding

    ‘Bread Butter Pudding’ is NOT a familiar food to most Asian people. I didn’t know it. It’s a humble dessert that can be made with the ingredients that most people have at home. I am not a big fan of it, but I make it for my husband, who is very fond of it as …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Strawberry Milk Pectin Jelly

    In Japan, there is a milk dessert called ‘Fruiche’, that helped me survive during Japan’s hot summers as I always lost my appetite. House Foods, a well known food company that is famous for Curry Roux, sells ‘Fruiche’ mixture in a variety of flavours, and the mixture sets like soft jelly when mixed with cold …

  • Cheese Sweets

    Ancient Japan’s Cheese ‘So’

    On the other day, I received an email from a person who lives in North Carolina, US. She was asking me if I knew how to make ancient Japan’s cheese called ‘So’. I didn’t know it. I have never seen it in my life, but I have read about it many years ago. Nobody knows …

  • Fish Other Soup Zōsui (Rice Soup)

    Fish Rice Soup

    In Japan, people eat ‘Rice Porridge’ when they are sick. It is easy to digest. But you need more nutrients especially Protein and Vitamins to recover from illness. Last week, I became sick. When I started to eat, I cooked this ‘Fish Rice Soup’. This soup is gentle to weakened stomach and very comforting, and …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Cold Sweets

    Azuki Milk Agar Jelly

    Cold jelly sweets are very popular during the hot and humid summer in Japan. I like any kind of jelly sweets, but my favourite is Azuki Kanten Jelly ‘Mizu-Yōkan’. A variety of Azuki jelly sweets are available from shops over there, but, here in Melbourne, I have to make them if I want to eat …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Instant Bread & Butter Pudding in Mug

    When you wanted to east something sweet and warm and comforting, a mug cake is a great option. If you have a microwave, the lovely hot ‘Bread & Butter Pudding’ can be made in a few minutes. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 Egg1 tablespoon Sugar1/2 cup MilkA few drops Vanilla Extract1 slice White Bread *add …

  • Cooking Sauces

    Super Easy White Sauce (Béchamel Sauce)

    Every cook should know how to make White Sauce (Béchamel Sauce). The method that I learned is simple. ‘Cook same weight of Butter and Flour until bubbles, then add Milk gradually and simmer, stirring with a wooden spoon, until the sauce thickens.’ Most people use a saucepan to make White Sauce, but it is Super …

  • Cold Sweets

    Easiest Vanilla Ice Cream

    You can find my old ‘Super Easy Vanilla Ice Cream’ recipe on this website, but you need a food processor to make it. This ‘Easiest Vanilla Ice Cream’ requires no special equipment. You only need a whisk, 2 bowls and a saucepan. Makes 2 to 4 Servings Ingredients 2 Egg Yolks1/2 cup Milk1 tablespoon Caster …

  • Sweets

    Sweetened Condensed Milk

    A recipe requires Sweetened Condensed Milk? You don’t need to make a trip to a supermarket. Condensed Milk can be made by condensing Milk. Add Sugar to sweeten it and it is easy to adjust the sweetness as you make it. Instead of simmering Milk and Sugar in a saucepan, the microwave is the easiest …