mushrooms

  • Beef Pork

    Meatballs Stroganoff

    Store bought Frozen Meatballs was a lifesaver for me when I was a struggling mother of two young children. I was alone as my husband was alway away from home, I was terribly busy, and started to suffer from depression. Preparing meals for my children was a challenge and ‘Quick & Easy’ was the key …

  • Mushrooms Tofu

    Agedashi Tofu Mushroom Sauce

    Use fresh Momen Tofu or medium soft type Tofu to achieve crispy outside and soft inside. For the sauce, use your favourite Asian mushrooms as much as you like. Today I used Shiitake and Shimeji. This dish is so good!!! Makes 3 to 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Fresh Momen Tofu *OR medium soft TofuPotato Starch …

  • Mazegohan Mushrooms

    Asian Mushroom Mazegohan

    I am feeling lucky to have good access to a larger variety of Asian mushrooms in Melbourne these days. Today I cooked another Mazegohan, a dish of cooked rice mixed with separately cooked & seasoned other ingredients, with plenty of mushrooms. If you like my ‘Asian Mushroom Takikomigohan’, you will certainly enjoy this ‘Asian Mushroom …

  • Other Soup

    Shimeji, Spinach & Wakame Soup

    This is an absolutely quick & easy soup that is healthy and delicious. I sometimes add Eggs and that makes the soup even more nutritious. You can enjoy this soup with freshly cooked rice or add noodles such as Udon and Ramen. Wakame can be replaced with toasted Nori (Seaweed Sheets). Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu Vegetables

    Teriyaki Tofu Plate

    In Melbourne, a large variety of Tofu are now available as all major supermarket chains are selling their own brand Tofu products. This lunch (OR dinner) plate is perfect for everyone, especially on meat-free Mondays. Teriyaki Tofu & King Oyster Mushroom, Egg and Veggies are on freshly cooked rice. Such a delicious, filling and nutritious …

  • Mushrooms

    ‘Goma-ae’ Mushrooms

    I cook ‘Goma-ae’ dishes very often, using a variety of vegetables. ‘Goma-ae’ Sauce, which is a sweet sauce of ground toasted sesame seeds, goes very well with many vegetables and mushrooms. For ‘Goma-ae’, use meaty mushrooms such as Shiitake, King Oysters, Shimeji, etc. I usually quickly sauté them in a hot skillet, but you can …

  • Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    Dried Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    One of my favourite ‘Takikomigohan’ is ‘Asian Mushroom Takikomigohan’ and I sometimes crave the dish. One day I really wanted to cook it but had no fresh Asian mushrooms. Fortunately I had a pack of Assorted Dried Mushroom Mix. Mostly Asian mushrooms but Flat Mushrooms were also included, and some were already sliced. I cooked …

  • Seasonings & Oils

    ‘Kara-age-Ko’

    ‘Kara-age-Ko’ is a seasoned flour used for, most commonly, fried chicken in Japan. ‘Kara-age Chicken’ can be made in many different ways and I have my own recipe, but my mother used to use a store-bought ‘Kara-age-Ko’ when she prepared our bento lunch in the morning. It was the quickest way to make fried chicken, …

  • Bread Dough Gyoza Vegetables

    ‘Oyaki’

    If you have travelled in Shinshu region Japan, you might have tasted the authentic ‘Oyaki’. ‘Oyaki’ is a sort of dumpling similar to ‘Gyoza’ made from wheat flour or buckwheat flour dough wrapped around a stuffing that is most commonly vegetables, then cooked on a pan. ‘Oyaki’ are particularly popular in Nagano Prefecture which is …

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