rocket

  • Vegetables

    Daikon & Rocket Salad with Sesame Dressing

    The rocket that is growing in my veggie garden has very bitter peppery flavour. That’s why I blanched the rocket to milden the flavour, but blanching is also good to reduce the volume of it. We can eat more so that we can take more nutrients from the green. If you use Baby Rocket leaves, …

  • Tofu Vegetables

    ‘Shira-ae’ Rocket (Spinach) with Tofu Sauce

    ‘Shira-ae’ is a type of ‘Ae-mono’, Japanese style salad, which is mixed with mashed Tofu. The most common ‘Shira-ae’ is probably Spinach ‘Shira-ae’, but a variety of Vegetables, Mushrooms and Konnyaku (Konjac) are used for this dish. I used Rockets because I have a lot of them in my veggie garden. Please use Spinach if …

  • Mazegohan

    Rocket Rice

    This is what my mother used to make with Daikon leaves. She used to pickle a large barrelful of Daikon to make ‘Takuan’. She didn’t waste the Daikon leaves. She pickled the leaves as well. She used just salt for leaves. The salty pickled Daikon leaves were still bitter & peppery. She often cut them …

  • Vegetables

    Daikon & Rocket Salad

    This salad is my accidental invention. I was making a salad of Daikon & Rocket using my ‘Creamy Sesame Dressing’. The accidental part was that I had a piece of Parmesan cheese in my mouth when I tasted the salad. ‘Wow! It tastes good with Parmesan!’ Then I added some shaved Parmesan to the salad. …

  • Fish Spaghetti & Pasta

    Sardines & Rocket Spaghetti

    Sardines are healthier and more sustainable fish. Sardines are rich in numerous nutrients. They are one of the most concentrated sources of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. Sardines are an excellent source of vitamin B12. Why don’t we eat them more? Tinned Sardines are easy to use. This is one of my favourite …