miso

  • Udon

    Miso Udon Soup

    ‘Hōtō’ Noodle Miso Soup is one of my favourite Noodle dishes. It requires quite an effort for me to cook it as I always make ‘Hōtō’ Noodles from scratch. This dish is very similar to ‘Hōtō’ but much easier to prepare. This recipe is for 1 serving, but it is easy to increase. Just cook …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Canned Salmon Wasabi Miso Rice Bowl

    None of my family members would enjoy this dish, because they hate Wasabi. I like Wasabi and I want the Wasabi flavour of the sauce quite strong. Today I added 2 teaspoons. The spiciness of Wasabi Paste can be fairly mild or quite strong. Please alter the amount to suit your taste. Makes 1 Serving …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein

    Fried Tofu with Sweet Miso Sauce

    ‘Atsu-age’ is the Japanese name for the deep-fried Tofu. Because it has been deep-fried, Tofu has firmer texture and meat-like outside, it is very suitable for stir-fry. Today I seasoned with Sweet Miso Sauce that I often use to season fried Eggplant. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Atsu-age (Deep-fried Tofu) *medium soft type recommended1 teaspoon …

  • 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 …

  • Dressings & Vinaigrettes

    Basil Sumiso Dressing

    ‘Sumiso’ is a Japanese sweet & sour sauce made with Miso. Smooth and mild flavoured Miso such as White Miso is commonly used. It goes very well with boiled Octopus or Squid, and also freshly cooked Konnyaku (Konjac), or Bocconcini. It can be used as a salad dressing. I often add fresh Basil to it. …

  • Pork

    Hoisin Pork Sauce

    To make my ‘Spicy Meat Sauce’, I use Red Miso (dark coloured Japanese Miso) and Soy Sauce. The other day I added Hoisin Sauce as well, just because I needed to use it up. The sauce was so good and inspired me to make this Pork Sauce. This meat sauce can be enjoyed with freshly …

  • Vegetables

    Vegan Soy Meat & Cabbage Miso Stir-fry

    When you use fillet type Soy Meat (Soy Protein) for stir-fry, you must marinate them. Otherwise, Soy Meat fillets would be bland and dry. This is the dish I usually cook with thinly sliced Pork. I only use a very small amount Oil when I cook this dish with Pork, but I needed to add …

  • Onigiri (Rice Balls) Pork

    Tonkatsu Onigirazu (Rice Sandwich)

    When I have leftover Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet), I usually make ‘Katsu Sando’ (Tonkatsu Sandwich) for lunch next day. Today I made this Rice Sandwich ‘Onigirazu’. Tonkastu Sauce can go well with Rice, but Miso Sauce is my choice. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 serving Cooked Short Grain Rice1 sheet Nori1/2 or 1 Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet) …

  • Zōsui (Rice Soup)

    Miso Oats Porridge

    I sometimes crave ‘Zōsui’ (a Japanese Rice Soup), especially when I am unwell. On the other day I did crave it, but I had no leftover cooked rice to make it. I didn’t bother cooking rice for it. Then I decided to use Oats, that can be cooked quickly. The porridge was delicious and I …

  • Bread Mushrooms

    Miso & Mushroom Pizza

    People who have tried my ‘Miso & Mozzarella Baked Eggplant’ OR ‘Miso & Mozzarella Baked Tofu’ know that Miso and Mozzarella are a good match. If you like the combination, you certainly wish to try this Pizza. I just simply replaced Tomato sauce with Miso Sauce. Makes 1 Pizza Ingredients 1 Pizza Base *I used …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein

    Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu) with Miso Mayo Sauce

    Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu) can be transformed into a variety of yummy dishes that are particularly great for Beer. Search this website with a key word ‘abura-age’ to find recipes. If you have a small toaster oven, this dish would be super easy to make. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 sheets Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu)1/2 …

  • Chicken

    Miso Marinated Chicken

    My ‘Miso Marinated Salmon’ is delicious. The same marinade can be used to marinate not only Fish but also Chicken and Pork. I added some Sugar to make the marinade sweeter for Chicken, but it is up to your preference. If you cook them in a frying pan, please note that Miso Marinated Chicken are …

  • Beef Chicken Pork

    Spicy Meat Sauce

    This sauce is good with Tofu, steamed Vegetables, Noodles, and of course with freshly cooked rice. Minced Meat can be any kind of Meat. It is seasoned quite strongly as it is a sauce. Just pour it over whatever you want to eat with it. Makes 2 to 4 Servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil1 …

  • Dips & Spreads

    Miso Mayo Dip

    This dip is good with anything, but I like to eat this dip with Vegetables such as Cucumber, Daikon, Carrot, Broccoli and Cauliflower. Absolutely easy to make and everyone loves it. This Dip is quite salty and you don’t need to make a lot of it. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon Miso *I used …

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