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  • Beef Egg Mushrooms

    Beef Mince Omelette

    This is what my mother used to cook for my sisters and me. She often used thinly sliced off-cut beef or pork, but minced meat is easier for me. Today I cooked Onion and Shiitake with mince, but you can cook whatever you have. When I was a little girl, it was such a fun …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Egg Pork

    Pork & Egg Fried Rice

    I am going to share a simple but very versatile ‘Spring Onion & Garlic Sauce’. To make the sauce, you need five ingredients that are Spring Onion, Garlic, Sesame Oil, Salt and White Pepper. Depending on the dish you use the sauce for, you can add Vinegar, Lemon/Lime Juice, Sesame Seeds, Soy Sauce or Chilli …

  • Chicken Tofu

    Spicy Chicken & Tofu Nuggets

    When I heard about a fast-food restaurant’s hot & spicy chicken nuggets, I first made these Spicy Chicken & Tofu Nuggets. I simply added spices to the Chicken & Tofu Nuggets to make them hot and spicy. I used Cayenne Pepper, but naturally you can use chilli of your choice. Makes About 20 nuggets Ingredients …

  • Beef Mushrooms

    Beef Meatballs With Mushroom Gravy

    I am writing this recipe for my son and other novice cooks like him. Beef mince is not expensive and meatballs are easy to cook. If you make the mixture into large rounds, you can make hamburgers. If you don’t have Panko Breadcrumbs, just toast 1 to 2 slices of bread, break them and you …

  • Beans & Peas Beef

    Chilli Con Carne

    I used to buy Maggi’s Chilli Con Carne spice mix to make this dish. But once I have learned what spices I need to make it, I don’t need pre-made spice mix. This dish is very simple to make. Sometimes I add extra Chilli or less Chilli, other spices like Oregano, more Tomatoes, a little …

  • Beef Gyoza

    Beef & Garlic Chives Curry Gyoza

    On the other day I bought a giant bunch of Garlic Chives from an Asian grocery. They were getting old and I needed to use them up. I only had beef mince that day, so I decided to make Asian flavoured hamburgs. I added some Curry Powder to it. Then another idea came to me …

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles Pork Vegetables

    Mabo Harusame

    A Japanese word ‘Okazu’ is hard to be translated into English. There is no English word that has the same meaning. The Japanese principal food is rice (short grain). The most typical meal in standard Japanese cuisine is called ‘Ichijū Sansai’ which means ‘One Soup & Three Dishes’. This doesn’t include rice. These dishes are …

  • Chicken Mushrooms Tofu

    Braised Tofu with Chicken & Shimeji

    If you like ‘Mabo Tofu’, you would like this. My quick-braise method doesn’t stir-fry Tofu so you can use soft and delicate type of Tofu for this dish. I use whatever mushrooms that I have in hand. Shimeji, Shiitake, Enoki, Oyster Mushrooms are all very nice for this recipe. Serve hot with freshly cooked rice. …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork Tofu

    Mabo Dofu Don

    ‘Mabo Dofu Don’ is a dish of freshly cooked rice covered with Japanese Style Mabo Dofu. It’s one of my son’s favourites. I have tried some different types of Tofu for this dish, but our favourite remains Momen Tofu, which is medium to soft type, but naturally you can use your favourite type. Makes 4 …

  • Pork Tofu

    Mabo Dofu Japanese Style

    ‘Mabo Dofu’ has been adapted to Japanese tastes and it is quite popular. As you know it is originally a Chinese dish but this one could be very different from the authentic ‘Mapo Doufu’. It’s my family’s Japanese style recipe. Many people buy ready-made sauce, but you can cook this dish quite easily. Makes 4 …

  • Beef

    Stewed Hamburgers

    This is a recipe for my children who loved this dish when they were young. This is one of the dishes that bring back their childhood memories. I learned this dish from a dietician who was working for a school lunch centre. The primary school I was teaching was so isolated and too far from …

  • Beef Chicken Pork

    Sweet & Sour Meatballs

    When my children were very young, I used to make this ‘Sweet & Sour Meatballs’ quite often. I put these meatballs into their lunch box and they loved them. The flavour of these meatballs brings back happy memories of those days. I always use beef & pork mix mince, but chicken mince is also very …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Sukiyaki Don

    Do not worry about slicing Beef thinly. Cook Sukiyaki using 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 Cooked Rice 1/2 bowl each Beef Mince 500 to 600g …

  • Pork Udon

    Jaa Jaa Udon

    Spicy rich miso flavoured pork mixture on top of freshly cooked udon. ‘Jaa Jaa’ comes from a Chinese word ‘Zhajiang’ which is pork and bean paste mixture. My Jaa Jaa sauce is based on my Sweet Miso Sauce. Pork can be replaced by Beef or Chicken. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Udon 4 serves Lettuce 2 …

  • Gyoza Pork

    Pork & Wombok Gyoza

    You can find locally produced Gyoza skins at Asian grocery stores. What I usually use is 400g pack containing 42 skins. They are fresh and very reasonably priced. Makes 35 to 40 pieces Ingredients Pork Mince 300 to 400g Wombok (Chinese Cabbage) 1/4 Salt 1 to 2 teaspoon Ginger 1 small piece *grated Garlic 1 …

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