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  • Bread Chicken

    Chicken Rolls

    You might know what inspired me to make this Chicken stuffed Bread Rolls. I am not a member of THAT supermarket and I don’t do shopping there. But I heard about the supermarket’s food called ‘Chicken Bake’ and it sounded very yummy, so I tried to make it. My version tastes great! Makes 2 Large …

  • Pork Potato

    Pork Mince Nikujaga

    ‘Nikujaga’ is the dish of ‘Niku’ (Meat) and ‘Jaga’ (Potato) cooked in sweet soy sauce flavoured broth. It is one of the most popular home cooking dishes in Japan, and I cook it very often. I use thinly sliced Beef, but ‘Niku’ can be other Meat. Thinly sliced Meat is most popular, but it can …

  • Lamb Potato

    Lamb Jaga

    ‘Nikujaga’ is a very popular Japanese dish made of ‘Niku’ (Meat) and ‘Jagaimo’ (Potato) that are cooked, often with Onion, in sweet soy sauce flavoured broth. I usually use thinly sliced Beef for the dish, but Pork or Chicken can be used. I wondered how about Lamb? I have never ever tried it before, so …

  • Beef Spaghetti & Pasta

    Yakiniku Spaghetti

    Italian Pasta such as Spaghetti are very suitable for Asian flavours. Mix Spaghetti with stir-fried Beef & Vegetables seasoned with Yakiniku (Japanese style BBQ) Sauce. It’s a simple and easy to prepare dish, and absolutely yummy! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Spaghetti150 to 200g thinly sliced Beef1/2 Onion2 Cabbage Leaves1/2 Carrot1/4 to 1/2 Capsicum1 …

  • Beef Chicken Pork Potato

    Sausage & Potato Casserole

    ‘Sausages & Mashed Potatoes’ is actually not very easy to prepare. First of all, I don’t like pan-frying Sausages as it makes kitchen dirty with splatters. I have to make gravy sauce after Sausages are cooked, and I have to make Mashed Potatoes as well. I tried several ways to cook Sausages and Potatoes, and …

  • Other Soup Vegetables

    Green Vegetable Soup

    Don’t judge it by its colour. This soup is absolutely delicious! I first made this soup by adding some green vegetables to ‘My Mother’s Potato Soup’ to make it more nutritious. You should add as many different green vegetables as you have. I love to add Broad Beans that makes a huge difference. The more …

  • Chicken Vegetables

    Chicken Nanban-zuke

    ‘Nanban-zuke’ is a Japanese dish of marinated fried fish. I usually use fish called ‘Aji’ but other meaty fish are also suitable. Chicken Breast is a popular alternative. It’s much easier to prepare than it looks. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Chicken Breast FilletsSalt & PepperPotato Starch FlourOil for frying1/2 to 1 Onion *thinly sliced1 …

  • Beef

    My Beef Casserole

    ‘Beef Casserole’ was an eye-opening dish for me to learn. It is EASY to prepare if you have an oven, and a very comforting dish. My husband grew up with this type of dish, which is supposed to be served with Mashed Potato. It seemed there were popular casserole seasoning mixes, and my husband even …

  • Hot Pot & Hot Plate Pork

    Pork & Cabbage Miso Nabe (Hot Pot)

    Lately I have cooked this dish repeatedly, because it is delicious, and it is absolutely easy to prepare. I cooked it in the kitchen and took the whole pot to the table to let everyone serve themselves. You can cook this dish on the dinner table, and that’s the proper way to enjoy Nabe (Hot …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Wakame & Tomato Japanese Salad

    I sometimes crave simple Japanese flavoured salad like this one. No Chilli. No Herbs. No Garlic. Simply seasoned with just Soy Sauce and Vinegar. This salad is so refreshing to me. Sugar is not necessary as Tomatoes are sweet. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 Tomatoes *cut into small pieces2 tablespoons Dried Cut Wakame1/4 Onion *thinly …

  • Vegetables

    Crunchy Barley Salad

    I love Barley and always stock a bag of Pearl Barley in the pantry. I use it mainly for soup. Sometimes I cook it with Rice. On the other day, I had some leftover cooked Barley, and I made a salad using it, just like the rice salad. It was amazing!!! Now, I love Barley …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Sweet & Sour Pork Mince

    ‘Sweet & Sour Pork’ is popular and my family loves it, but I just don’t want to cook it very often because pre-cooking Pork is quite demanding. Then I tried a very easy method using Pork Mince. This is so easy and quick, and as delicious as the proper ‘Sweet & Sour Pork’. Makes 4 …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Frittata Cheese Bake

    This is the dish of ‘Okonomiyaki’, Frittata and Pizza combined. The base is Frittata, that contains a lot of shredded Cabbage just like ‘Okonomiyaki’, and it is baked like Pizza with cheese and toppings of your choice. This time I used Kransky sausages. It tastes brilliant and you can eat a lot of vegetables. Makes …

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles Vegetables

    Harusame Salad with Thai Dressing

    ‘Harusame Salad’ is one of my family’s favourite summer dishes. I have been making the same ‘Harusame Salad’ for decades. This summer, I created a new version with Thai dressing, that has a nice flavour with citrus juice. The salad is so refreshing and definitely another summer favourite for us. Makes 2 to 3 Servings …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta Vegetables

    Cold ‘Gazpacho’ Spaghetti

    On a hot day, I made ‘Gazpacho’ for dinner, and I had no more energy to prepare anything else. ‘Gazpacho’ was not enough for my hungry children. I needed to make it more filling. How could I make ‘Gazpacho’ more filling? What I did was cooking thin spaghetti and mixed with the soup. That’s how …

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