sesame

  • Yakisoba

    Yakisoba With Sesame Miso Sauce

    ‘Yakisoba’ is Japanese style stir-fried noodles seasoned with ‘Yakisoba Sauce’ which tastes like Worcestershire Sauce. ‘Yakisoba Sauce’ is hard to find for many people. Try this ‘Sesame & Miso Sauce’ that is quite popular in Okayama, Japan, where I am from. If you have no access to the Asian stir-fry noodles, read ‘Bi-Carb Soda Transforms …

  • Vegetables

    Scrumptious Cabbage & Cucumber

    When you need to make a side dish quickly, try this absolutely easy salad. Cabbage can be blanched, but this cabbage I used was so tender and sweet, I used it as it was. That means I cut and tore the veggies and mixed with seasoning. How easy! You can add Daikon, Carrot, Wakame or …

  • Potato

    ‘Goma-ae’ Satoimo (Taro)

    ‘Taro’ potato, ‘Satoimo’ in Japanese, has creamy & slimy texture and I love it. I often use Frozen Satoimo that are already peeled and ready to cook, because my hands often feel itchy when I peel Satoimo skin. However, today I found very good looking, perfectly small in size fresh Satoimo at a local green …

  • Cold Sweets

    Super Easy Black Sesame Ice Cream

    Black Sesame flavoured desserts are popular in Japan. They are grey coloured and might spoil your appetite, but Black Sesame desserts are nutritious and delicious. If you like the flavour of nuts, you would like Black Sesame flavour. This ‘Black Sesame Ice Cream’ is easy to make at home. Makes 1 to 2 Servings Ingredients …

  • Mushrooms

    Sesame Garlic Enoki

    My ‘Nametake Enoki’ is delicious with freshly cooked rice. However, even I get a bit bored with the same soy sauce flavour. This time I tried a different flavour inspired by Korean ‘Namul’ and I love it. You can sprinkle with some finely chopped Spring Onion or Chilli Powder as well. You may wish to …

  • Tofu Vegetables

    Tofu, Spinach & Carrot ‘Goma-ae’

    One of the most popular Japanese dishes is ‘Goma-ae’, the dishes of vegetables mixed with the sweet ‘Goma-ae’ sauce. You can find a variety of ‘Goma-ae’ recipes on my website, as I cook them very often. This time I added Tofu to make the dish even more nutritious. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients 1 …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Spinach Nori Rolls

    If you like ‘Goma-ae’ Spinach, you would wish to try this dish. Blanched Spinach is rolled with Nori (Seaweed Sheet) and served with the sweet ‘Goma-ae’ sesame sauce. You need no special tool to roll. It looks quite sophisticated. A perfect entree when you entertain friends and family. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients 1 …

  • Chicken Vegetables

    ‘Gomamiso-ae’ Brussels Sprouts & Chicken

    How do you cook Brussels Sprouts? Roasting is probably the most popular method, I guess. Pan-frying is also good. I like pan-fried spicy Sprouts. I would cook with Bacon or Pancetta. Today, I am sharing a Japanese recipe, that is ‘Gomamiso-ae’. ‘Gomamiso-ae’ Sauce is similar to ‘Goma-ae’ Sauce. As you can see, it has ‘Miso’ …

  • Mushrooms

    ‘Goma-ae’ Mushrooms

    I cook ‘Goma-ae’ dishes very often, using a variety of vegetables. ‘Goma-ae’ Sauce, which is a sweet sauce of ground toasted sesame seeds, goes very well with many vegetables and mushrooms. For ‘Goma-ae’, use meaty mushrooms such as Shiitake, King Oysters, Shimeji, etc. I usually quickly sauté them in a hot skillet, but you can …

  • Vegetables

    ‘Goma-ae’ Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum)

    ‘Goma-ae’ Sauce, which is a sweet sauce of ground toasted sesame seeds, goes very well with many vegetables. My ‘Goma-ae’ recipes are so easy. If you like Edible Chrysanthemum, you got to try this one. Edible Chrysanthemum is available from most Asian grocery stores, but I recently discovered it at an Italian green grocery store! …

  • Vegetables

    ‘Gomamiso-ae’ Radishes

    ‘Gomamiso-ae’ is a dish of vegetables seasoned with sweet miso sauce with aromatic toasted sesame seeds. The soy sauce version ‘Goma-ae’ and ‘Gomamiso-ae’ both are very popular and they can be made with so many different vegetables, even with the juicy fresh vegetables such as Tomato and Radish. Some people don’t enjoy fresh radish because …

  • 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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