noodles

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles

    Sweet Potato Noodles Stir-fry

    I love Korean food. Since a Korean grocery store opened in a nearby suburb, I have been trying Korean ingredients for my cooking. And now I am in love with Korean noodles made from sweet potato starch. The unique rubbery texture of the sweet potato noodles is similar to Shirataki OR Itokonnyaku. Try this yummy …

  • Dough Spaghetti & Pasta

    Jeanette’s Pasta Recipe

    Many years ago, my then young daughter gave me a pasta machine as a Christmas gift. She asked me to make home-made pasta many times but I never used it, and one day I decided to sell it on eBay. My daughter said it was OK to sell it because I was not using it, …

  • Vegetables

    Asian Fried Noodle Slaw

    My husband’s aunt told me about her amazing discovery of Asian Fried Noodle Salad. She even gave me a bag of the fried noodles. The recipe was on the bag of the noodles but I found it too sweet. So I create my own dressing for the salad. I used a bag of ready-to eat …

  • Miso Soup Udon

    ‘Hōtō’ Noodle Miso Soup

    Hōtō is a regional dish originating from Yamanashi, Japan. The wide noodles are stewed with vegetables in miso soup. Hōtō noodles are actually different from Udon noodles as they are made from ordinary low-gluten flour in the style similar to dumplings. That’s why it is easy to prepare at home. I once lived in Yamanashi …

  • Dough Udon

    Home-Made Udon

    More and more people make Italian pasta at home these days. Do you know you can make Udon noodles at home quite easily? Freshly cooked home made fresh Udon noodles have great rubbery and chewy textures. The dough is very stiff and it might be too hard for you to knead, so people knead the …

  • Mushrooms Spaghetti & Pasta

    Bacon & Kinoko Spaghetti

    ‘Kinoko’ means mushrooms. Use any Asian mushrooms such as Shiitake, Shimeji, Enoki, Oyster Mushrooms, King Oyster Mushrooms (Eringi) , and plenty of them! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 300 to 400g Spaghetti100g Shiitake *sliced100g Shimeji *torn into smaller pieces100g Enoki *torn into smaller pieces1 Onion *thinly sliced1 to 2 cloves Garlic *finely chopped1 tablespoon Oil100g Bacon20g …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta

    Seafood Spaghetti Garlic Soy Sauce

    Seafood with Garlic & Soy Sauce goes so well with pasta. This ‘Seafood Spaghetti Garlic Soy Sauce’ is very popular in Japan and it is so easy and quick to prepare. A perfect dinner for busy families. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 servings Spaghetti500g Seafood Mix (Marinara Mix)2 to 3 tablespoons Olive Oil2 cloves Garlic …

  • Shirataki & Itokonnyaku Tofu

    Shirataki & Atsu-age (Deep Fried Tofu)

    ‘Konnyaku’ is a jelly-like food made from a type of potato called ‘Konnyaku (Konjac)’ and noodle type is called ‘Shirataki’ or ‘Itokonnyaku’. They are extremely low in calories and available from not only Asian grocers but also most supermarkets. Find Lo-Cal Noodles, and if they are made from Konjac root, they are the same thing. Makes …

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles Vegetables

    Harusame Salad

    Harusame are the noodles made from potato starch or mung bean starch. Low in calories and great for salad and soup. This dish is something we always crave for when weather is warmer.It’s so refreshing and yummy. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 200g Harusame Noodles1/2 to 1 Cucumber1 Carrot4 slices Ham2 Large Eggs *make thin omelettes …

  • Yakisoba

    Yakisoba

    Yakisoba is a very similar to Chinese stir fried noodles, and it is cooked with Vegetables and commonly Pork. The dish is seasoned with ‘Yakisoba Sauce’ which tastes like Worcestershire Sauce. Yakisoba is very simple to make and can be cooked on a large hotplate, by tossing the ingredients together as they fry. Makes 4 …

  • Ramen

    Fresh Ramen

    Frozen fresh Ramen noodles are available from most Japanese and Asian grocery stores. Soup comes with the noodles and they are quite tasty. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 serving Frozen Fresh Ramen NoodlesSoup (*comes with noodles)Your Favourite Toppings Method Cook noodles as instructed. Basically cook Frozen Noodles in rapidly boiling water for 2 minutes or …

  • Ramen

    Instant Ramen with Toppings

    You cannot underestimate Japanese Instant Ramen. People are very fussy about the quality, texture and types of noodles, and the matching flavour of soup. There is a great range of Instant Ramen that taste just excellent. Enjoy with your favourite toppings. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 serving Instant Dry NoodlesSoup (*comes with noodles)Your Favourite Toppings …

  • Somen & Hiyamugi

    Somen Stir Fry

    I love South East Asian spicy flavours, but I sometimes need the delicate Japanese flavour that is so gentle and soothing. The texture of Somen (Japanese thinnest noodles) well suits this light flavoured stir-fry. If you don’t have ‘Somen’, Rice Vermicelli or Capellini (Angel Hair Pasta) can be used instead. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 …

  • Somen & Hiyamugi

    Icy Cold Somen

    Somen are the thinnest Japanese noodles. It is easy to over cook. Follow the instruction. Standard cooking time is 2 minutes. Somen might be difficult to find for you. You can use Rice Vermicelli or Capellini (Angel Hair Pasta) instead. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 servings Somen Noodles *OR Rice Vermicelli or Capellini (Angel Hair …

  • Udon

    Zaru Udon

    To enjoy the rubbery resilient ‘al dente’ Udon noodles, the best way is with cold ‘Mentsuyu’ dipping sauce and plenty of ‘Yakumi’ condiments. The best Udon noodles are the frozen type that you can find at Japanese or Asian grocery stores. If you make Udon by yourself, they would be the best. Try my “Home-Made …

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