spaghetti

  • Fish Spaghetti & Pasta

    Spaghetti Puttanesca with Canned Mackerel

    I am a big fan of ‘Spaghetti alla Puttanesca’. This dish is totally inspired by the famous Italian dish. I just added my favourite fish ‘Mackerel’ to it. I use all the common ingredients for the Puttanesca sauce, but they are also optional. If you don’t have Capers, you don’t need to add it. Makes …

  • Beef Spaghetti & Pasta

    Yakiniku Spaghetti

    Italian Pasta such as Spaghetti are very suitable for Asian flavours. Mix Spaghetti with stir-fried Beef & Vegetables seasoned with Yakiniku (Japanese style BBQ) Sauce. It’s a simple and easy to prepare dish, and absolutely yummy! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Spaghetti150 to 200g thinly sliced Beef1/2 Onion2 Cabbage Leaves1/2 Carrot1/4 to 1/2 Capsicum1 …

  • Beans & Peas Spaghetti & Pasta

    Nattō Spaghetti

    Nattō is fermented soy beans and naturally it is very nutritious. Many people eat it with hot steamy rice for breakfast. I love it with finely chopped fresh Spring Onions. Do you like Nattō? This ‘Nattō Spaghetti’ is quite popular in Japan, and I often cook it for my lunch. It’s absolutely easy to prepare …

  • Ramen Spaghetti & Pasta

    ‘Champon’ Spaghetti Soup

    ‘Champon’ is a Japanese word that means ‘a mixture of various items’, but most commonly it means a dish of Chinese Style Noodles served in hot soup with stir-fried Pork, Seafood and a variety of Vegetables. I believe the most famous one is ‘Nagasaki Champon’, that originated in Nagasaki. You can cook this delicious dish …

  • Beef Spaghetti & Pasta

    Beef & Spinach Spaghetti Garlic Soy Sauce

    I love Spaghetti cooked in Japanese flavours and this is one of my favourites. You can replace Beef with other protein, but I think Beef tastes the best in this dish. I use Washed & Ready-To-Use Baby Spinach as it is widely available in Australia. Naturally you can use other green leafy vegetables. Makes 2 …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta

    Sesame Seeds & Pine Nuts Sauce Spaghetti

    This is a very creamy pasta sauce. First I made it with Tahini, but I didn’t like the flavour. Tahini is ground RAW Sesame Seeds, and I like ground TOASTED Sesame Seeds, that is called ‘Nerigoma’ in Japanese. As such a special ingredient is not available where I live, I simply toasted Sesame Seeds and …

  • Beef Chicken Pork Spaghetti & Pasta Udon

    Miso & Tomato Meat Sauce

    This noodle sauce is my newest creation and it is delicious! I was trying to create a miso-based meat sauce for Spaghetti. One day I happened to add Tomatoes to make the sauce juicier, and the result was FANTASTIC! This sauce is great with Spaghetti, Japanese Udon, Chinese Egg Noodles. I haven’t tried it with …

  • Prawn & Shrimp Spaghetti & Pasta

    Fiery Tom Yum Kung Spaghetti

    This is my second ‘Fiery Spaghetti’ recipe after ‘Fiery Beef Bulgogi Spaghetti’. When I eat spicy food, I always sweat quite badly. But I love spicy food. This is a Thai-inspired dish and it is really fiery hot. The amount of Tom Yum Paste in this recipe is just right for me, but you can …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta

    Fiery Beef Bulgogi Spaghetti

    Recently I am using Spaghetti and other Italian long pasta for many Asian dishes. Why are they so widely available and inexpensive? The dry long pasta are easy to find wherever I shop. And they are really good! This is a Korean-inspired dish and it is fiery hot. It makes me sweat like hell, but …

  • Pork Spaghetti & Pasta

    Ginger Pork Spaghetti

    Pork ‘Shogayaki’ (Ginger Pork) is a very popular Japanese dish. I have made it into a spaghetti dish, but other noodles such as Udon noodles would be also good. This simple pork mixture is very versatile and you can make it into a rice bowl dish, too. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Spaghetti200 to …

  • Fish Spaghetti & Pasta Udon

    Tuna Udon

    This is a very simple dish, that can be prepared quickly and cheaply. If you can’t find Udon noodles, why don’t you use Spaghetti? Most stir-fried Udon dishes can be made with Spaghetti. I usually use a small (95g) canned tuna, but you may wish to add more tuna, and extra vegetables. The sauce is …

  • Fish Spaghetti & Pasta Vegetables

    Spaghetti, Cucumber & Tuna Salad

    There are 2 spaghetti salads that I have been repeatedly cooking for decades. One is ‘Spaghetti, Cabbage & Apple Salad’ and the other is this ‘Spaghetti, Cucumber & Tuna Salad’. I always use Canned Tuna in Brine for this salad. If you use Canned Tuna in Water, you need to adjust the amount of Salt. …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta Vegetables

    Spaghetti, Cabbage & Apple Salad

    In Japan, Spaghetti are often used for salad just like Macaroni are used for salad. This salad is another dish I learned from a friend who taught me ‘Crispy Abura-agé with Miso & Spring Onion’ when I was at uni. That’s many many years ago, and I am still making it. You know how much …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta Vegetables

    Cold ‘Gazpacho’ Spaghetti

    On a hot day, I made ‘Gazpacho’ for dinner, and I had no more energy to prepare anything else. ‘Gazpacho’ was not enough for my hungry children. I needed to make it more filling. How could I make ‘Gazpacho’ more filling? What I did was cooking thin spaghetti and mixed with the soup. That’s how …

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