• Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Taco Rice

    ‘Taco Rice’ is actually a Japanese dish and it was first created in Okinawa, once American-Occupied Japanese island. It consists of taco-flavoured Beef Mince (OR Beef & Pork Mince) served on rice with shredded Lettuce, Tomato and shredded Cheese. Many people use Ketchup and Japanese Worcestershire Sauce to season Taco Beef. I don’t use Ketchup …

  • Beef Egg Potato

    Potato & Beef Mince Omelette

    Make no comment about the wiggly Ketchup, please! I have shaky hands. This dish is similar to ‘Omu-rice (Omelette Rice)’ but much easier to prepare. Beef Mince can be replaced with thinly sliced off-cut Beef or Pork, but you can actually cook whatever you like. This is a great dish particularly for children. Makes 2 …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork Tofu

    Spicy Pork & Tofu Soboro Don

    ‘Spicy Pork Soboro Don’ is one of my family’s favourite dinner dishes. But I started adding Tofu (ALDI’s Organic Firm Tofu) to increase the quantity, so that we can have it for lunch next day. The additional Tofu makes the dish healthier, too. Makes 6 to 8 Servings Ingredients 500g Pork Mince1 tablespoon Oil1 small …

  • Beef Potato

    Jacket Potato With Bulgogi Beef

    My family enjoyed ‘Jacket Potato With Spicy Miso Pork’ very much, and I have been inspired to create another Asian topping for baked potatoes. This is Korean inspired ‘Bulgogi Beef’. Using Beef Mince, it’s easy to cook! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 Large Potatoes500g Beef Mince1 Onion *finely sliced1 teaspoon Sesame Oil1 Spring Onion *finely …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl) Sukiyaki

    Sukiyaki Don

    Do not worry about thinly slicing Beef for ‘Sukiyaki’. Use Beef Mince! It is easy and tastes the same, but a little bit hard to eat. So, place it on top of the rice and make it a yummy ‘Donburi’ dish! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Beef Mince1 Onion1 Carrot1/4 (about 300g) Wombok (Chinese Cabbage)2 …

  • Chicken Pork Potato

    Jacket Potato With Spicy Miso Pork

    I love Jacket Potato but I am a little bit sick of the same toppings. What is your favourite topping? Sour Cream & Bacon, Ham & Cheese, Bolognese Sauce, Tuna Salad, Chilli Con Carne, or Curry? Here is a new topping suggestion. ‘Spicy Miso Pork’ for your Jacket Potato. I bet you have never tried …

  • Beef Pork Vegetables

    Asa’s ‘Golubtsi’

    When I shared my recipe for ‘Super Easy Sausage Cabbage Rolls’ on my website, I received a message from a person, whose name was Asa. She wrote, ‘There’s a “lazy” form of this dish, known around all Eastern Europe. It’s a little bit different in ingredients, but almost the same in taste. If you’re interested, …

  • Beans & Peas Beef Curry

    Curry Chilli Con Carne

    When I am too tired to think about dinner menu, I tend to cook some same easy dishes that I have been repeatedly cooking. ‘Chilli Con Carne’ is one of them. And Curry is another. This time, I combined those two dishes. I simply replaced the spices for Chilli Con Carne with Curry powder. It …

  • Beef Potato

    My Family’s ‘Cottage Pie’

    I haven’t learned this dish from my mother. My own family in Japan never knows this dish, I guess. I learned ‘Cottage Pie’ by seeing my husband’s mother cooking it and I altered it to my way. Now I am writing down this recipe for my children so that they can cook their mother’s Cottage …

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