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  • 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 …

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    Edible Chrysanthemum Pesto

    Basil Pesto is so popular and we can buy it from any supermarket stores these days. I love Basil Pesto, but some people, like my parents who are old and not familiar with Mediterranean herbs, find it too overwhelming. Pesto is easy to make at home. By replacing Basil with other herbs or herby veggies, …

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    Super Versatile Sweet Soy Sauce

    When I cook Japanese dishes, I often use Soy Sauce, Sugar and Mirin for seasoning. And the ratio is same most of the times. When I use those three seasonings, I often add Ginger and Garlic. What if I have a bottle of all those ingredients already combined? And this is it! This sauce is …

  • 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. …

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    ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce

    ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlets) and ‘Chicken-katsu’ (Chicken Cutlets) are often served with ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce. ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauces are available from many Asian grocery stores and some supermarkets, but if you can’t find it, why don’t you make it by yourself. ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce is quite sweet. I think it is a mix of some Fruit Chutney, Tomato Ketchup, …

  • 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 …

  • Dipping Sauces

    ‘Mentsuyu’

    ‘Mentsuyu’ is a noodle dipping sauce, however it is so versatile. It can be used as a seasoning sauce for salad and stir-fry and many other dishes. It is very handy to keep a bottle of ‘Mentsuyu’ in the fridge. Here are two methods to make ‘Mentsuyu’. The popular method uses ‘Katsuobushi’, the Bonito flakes. …

  • Chicken Dressings & Vinaigrettes

    Onion & Balsamic Sauce

    Along with the Japanese rice vinegar, Balsamic vinegar is an essential vinegar for my cooking. On the other day, I bought a bottle of ‘Aged Balsamic Vinegar of Modena’, and it was so sweet and rich. I was glad that I had spent extra dollars for it. This sauce is great for everything, chicken, pork, …

  • Chicken Dipping Sauces

    Sesame & Miso Sauce

    This versatile sweet miso sauce goes very well with Chicken, Tofu, Fish, steamed Vegetables, and so many food. This sauce can be a great dipping sauce for ‘Shabu Shabu’ as well. The sweetness of the sauce is totally up to your preference. Very sweet and slightly sweet both are equally delicious. Ingredients 3 tablespoons White …

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