natto

  • Beans & Peas Spaghetti & Pasta

    Nattō Spaghetti

    Nattō is fermented soy beans and naturally it is very nutritious. Many people eat it with hot steamy rice for breakfast. I love it with finely chopped fresh Spring Onions. Do you like Nattō? This ‘Nattō Spaghetti’ is quite popular in Japan, and I often cook it for my lunch. It’s absolutely easy to prepare …

  • Beans & Peas Mazegohan

    Crunchy Nattō Mazegohan

    If you are thinking to cook Nattō Fried Rice, try this Mazegohan instead. I much prefer Nattō Mazegohan to Fried Rice. To make this Mazegoan, you just mix the ingredients with cooked rice, just like rice salad. The dish tastes great, nutritiously excellent, and healthy. And easy to make!!! Makes 1 Serving Ingredients Crunchy Vegetables …

  • Beans & Peas Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Spicy Natto & Avocado Rice Bowl

    This is a plant-protein-packed power rice bowl dish. Spicy condiments such as Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) and Gochujang (Korean Spicy Miso) go very well with Nattō. I know some people find the smell of Nattō too overpowering, but this dish is not too bad. Sesame Oil makes the dish smell more appetising. Makes 1 …

  • Sushi

    ‘Gunkan’ Maki Sushi

    You may not know its name, but you have seen it. It’s a type of Sushi called ‘Gunkan Maki’. Small oblong shaped sushi rice balls are wrapped with Nori, and covered with various toppings. It is a big fun to make them at home. By the way, ‘Gunkan’ means ‘Battleship’. The Sushi rice wrapped with …

  • Beans & Peas Potato

    Nattō & Potato Pancakes

    This savoury pancake recipe is similar to my ‘Potato & Smoked Salmon Pancakes’. It is grated-potato-base pancake, and this time I added Nattō (fermented soybeans). OK!!! I know some people never wish to eat it because its strong smell (you may call it ‘odour’) and slimy texture. If you like Nattō, you will definitely enjoy these …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Okra & Natto

    This ‘Okra & Natto’ is very popular in Japan. The slimy Okra mixed with slimy Natto makes it more slimy and it can be eaten as it is, but it’s a great topping for Rice, Noodle and Tofu as shown below. My mother used raw Okra, but I like Okra slightly cooked. Makes 2 to …

  • Beans & Peas Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg

    Natto, Kimchi & Egg Rice Bowl

    I know some people don’t like ‘Natto’, the fermented Soy Beans, because of its smell. Well… there is at least one way to enjoy it. Mix with Kimchi that has knock-out smell! You won’t smell ‘Natto’ anymore. Add a microwave-cooked ‘Onsen Tamago’ Egg and it’s a very quick and nutritious meal. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients …