sauce

  • Curry Dipping Sauces

    Curry Ketchup Sauce

    It’s easy to make. No special ingredients required. A yummy sauce for your Sausages (*e.g. Currywurst), ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlet), Chicken Schnitzel, Chips, etc. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1/2 Onion *finely chopped1 clove Garlic *finely chopped1 tablespoon Oil1 tablespoon Curry Powder1/2 cup Water1/4 cup Ketchup1 to 2 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce (Lea & Perrins)1/4 teaspoon Salt *OR …

  • Cooking Sauces Seasonings & Oils

    ‘Bannō’ Soy Sauce

    ‘Bannō’ is a Japanese word that means ‘versatile’ or ‘all-purpose’. This sauce is absolutely ‘versatile’. I often use Soy Sauce, Garlic, Ginger and Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) for seasoning. I thought I should have a bottle of the sauce that combines all those ingredients. When I use those ingredients, I most likely add Sesame …

  • Tofu Vegetables

    Marinated Tapioca Pearls With Silken Tofu

    If you like the rubbery jelly-like texture of Tapioca Pearls, you would enjoy my ‘Marinated Tapioca Pearls’ that can be a great addition to a salad. Today I marinated Tapioca Pearls in ‘Mentsuyu’ for Silken Tofu salad. It was absolutely delicious! What a genius I am! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1/4 cup Tapioca Pearls *I …

  • Dressings & Vinaigrettes

    Marinated Tapioca Pearls

    It’s all started when I tried to create fake ‘Ikura’, red caviar made from Salmon roe, as ‘Ikura’ is so difficult to find where I live. I tried to turn Tapioca Pearls into fake ‘Ikura’, but my challenge was not successful. However, I ended up creating very pretty Marinated Tapioca Pearls that can be used …

  • Dressings & Vinaigrettes Prawn & Shrimp

    Seafood Cocktail Sauce

    Don’t buy bottled Seafood Cocktail Sauce. It’s easy to make. If you use sweet mayonnaise, alter the amount of Ketchup. Finely chopped Pickled Gherkin is a nice addition. This sauce is good for salad, too. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup Japanese Mayonnaise *OR Mayonnaise of your choice2-3 tablespoons Tomato Ketchup2 tablespoons finely …

  • Fruit Sweets

    Apricot Sauce

    This delicious ‘Apricot Sauce’ can be made so easily using Dried Apricots. If you add more Sugar and less Water, it would be an instant Apricot Jam. This sauce goes so well with cheesecake, ice cream, pancakes, or etc. I no longer buy Apricot Sauce or Apricot Jam. Ingredients 100g Dry Apricots1/4 cup Caster Sugar1/4 …

  • Dipping Sauces

    ‘Tentsuyu’ (Tempura Dipping Sauce)

    Tempura is often served with ‘Tentsuyu’ Dipping Sauce and grated Daikon Radish and grated Ginger that add extra flavours to the sauce. Sometimes Tempura is served with just salt and spices. My grandfather used to love Sweet Potato Tempura, but he always ate them with BBQ sauce! Enjoy your Tempura with whatever sauce you like. …

  • Dipping Sauces

    ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce

    ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlets) and ‘Chicken-katsu’ (Chicken Cutlets) are often served with ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce. ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauces are available from some Asian grocery stores, but it you can’t find it, why don’t you make it. ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce is quite sweet. I think it is a mix of some fruit chutney, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, sugar and spices. …

  • Dipping Sauces

    ‘Ponzu’

    ‘Ponzu’ is a Japanese citrus-based sauce. It is made with Soy Sauce, Rice Wine Vinegar and juice of citrus fruit such as Yuzu. ‘Katsuobushi’ (Bonito Flakes) and Kelp are also used, so ‘Ponzu’ is full of ‘Umami’. It is commonly used as dipping sauce and marinade, but ‘Ponzu’ is a great seasoning sauce for salad …

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