pasta

  • Somen & Hiyamugi Spaghetti & Pasta

    Kimchi Capellini (Angel Hair Pasta)

    This is supposed to be a ‘Somen’ dish. ‘Somen’ is the thinnest Japanese noodles, but it is not easy for many of us to find. ‘Somen’ can be easily substituted with Capellini (Angel Hair Pasta). This is a Korean inspired dish. Well-fermented Kimchi is best suitable. Makes 1 Servings Ingredients 1 serving Capellini (Angel Hair …

  • Ramen Spaghetti & Pasta

    Mock Ramen ‘Capellini’ Soup

    For those who have limited access to Asian ingredients, ‘Capellini’ (Angel Hair Pasta) is the easiest and best option for the ‘Mock Ramen Soup’. You can use Thin Spaghetti instead. This ‘Mock Ramen Capellini Soup’ can be made with only widely available ingredients and it doesn’t take long to cook. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1/2 …

  • Mushrooms Spaghetti & Pasta

    Gnocchi & Mushrooms In Butter Soy Sauce

    If you have never tried soy sauce flavoured Potato Gnocchi yet, you got to try this. All pasta are good in soy sauce flavour, but the rubbery Potato Gnocchi are exceptionally delicious. Add plenty of meaty Asian Mushrooms such as Shiitake, Shimeji or King Oyster Mushrooms. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Potato Gnocchi1 clove …

  • Dough Potato Spaghetti & Pasta

    Super Easy Potato Gnocchi

    I love Gnocchi and I often use them for Japanese cooking. It is not hard to make Potato Gnocchi from scratch. My method might be different from traditional method, but you can make pretty delicious rubbery Gnocchi easily! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 to 3 (*about 500g) Potatoes *peeled, cut into small piecesSalt & White …

  • Somen & Hiyamugi Spaghetti & Pasta

    Chilled Eggplant with ‘Somen’ Noodles

    What you see in the photo is not ‘Somen’ Noodles. I used ‘Capellini’ (Angel Hair Pasta) this time, because someone had eaten all my ‘Somen’ in the pantry! Fortunately I had ‘Capellini’, which textures is similar to the texture of ‘Somen’. Italian pasta are actually quite suitable for Japanese cooking. This is a summer dish …

  • Mushrooms Spaghetti & Pasta

    Creamy Mushroom Sauce for Pasta

    I have a small herb garden where a variety of herbs are growing. One of the best growing herbs is Thyme, which is the essential ingredient for this Mushroom Sauce. You may wish to use other herbs, but try with Thyme once. It would be absolutely delicious. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Mushrooms 500gOnion 1 *finely …

  • 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, …