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  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Taco Rice

    ‘Taco Rice’ is actually a Japanese dish and it was first created in Okinawa, once American-Occupied Japanese island. It consists of taco-flavoured Beef Mince (OR Beef & Pork Mince) served on rice with shredded Lettuce, Tomato and shredded Cheese. Many people use Ketchup and Japanese Worcestershire Sauce to season Taco Beef. I don’t use Ketchup …

  • Prawn & Shrimp

    Creamy Tomato Garlic Prawns

    When my daughter tasted this dish today, she said it was very Japanese. I was puzzled at her comment. Look at the ingredients! They are not very Japanese at all. I wonder why she said so. I used to add some Ketchup to this dish when my children were young, but I didn’t add it …

  • Vegetables

    Thai Tomato Salad

    When I cook Thai Curry for dinner, I want to serve with a Thai salad. However, some of my family members are ‘Coriander Haters’. There is nothing I can do because their taste perception is different. They have particular receptors that find coriander tastes like soap. I strongly believe that coriander is the essential ingredient …

  • Prawn & Shrimp Vegetables

    Prawns & Fresh Tomato Salsa

    My super-quick & easy ‘Fresh Tomato Salsa’ can be mixed with cooked seafood and you can make such a delightful seafood platter instantly. Today I used frozen uncooked Prawns. It’s so simple and easy. Makes 2 to 3 Servings Ingredients 250g Prawns2 large Fresh Tomatoes1 small clove Garlic *finely chopped1/4 Red Onion1/2 to 1 Red …

  • Vegetables

    Fresh Tomato Salsa

    This is a super-quick & easy Fresh Tomato Salsa to enjoy with corn chips or flat bread. It’s great as a side dish as well. By mixing it with cooked seafood, you can make a delightful platter instantly. I have just one crucial advice for you. Make sure you taste the fresh chilli before adding …

  • Vegetables

    Pickled Ginger, Tomato & Radish ‘Sunomono’

    Pickled Ginger, that is sometimes called ‘Sushi Ginger’, is totally underrated, in my opinion. I love fresh Ginger and I love the sweet and sour Pickled Ginger, too. It can be used for salad, stir-fry, sauces, and many more. Find my ‘Pickled Ginger’ recipes on this website. This is an elegant flavoured ‘Sunomono’ (‘Vinegared Dish’ …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Stir-fried Tomatoes & Egg

    Tomatoes were on special and I bought some, but they were absolutely bad tomatoes to my disappointment. They were sour and hard. I decided to stir-fry them. I didn’t have and Seafood to cook ‘Prawns Tomatoes & Egg Stir-fry’, so I added Black Fungus. My family enjoyed this dish very much. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg

    ‘Oyako’ Don with Tomato

    ‘Oyako’ Don is one of the dishes I have been repeatedly cooking for my family, because everyone loves it. Do you know that ‘Oyako’ means ‘Parent and Child’ and this dish is called ‘Oyako’ Don because Chicken and Eggs are used. Sometimes I challenge to create a new version of ‘Oyako’ Don. Here is one! …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Chicken

    Chicken & Chorizo Baked Rice

    This type of rice dish similar to ‘Paella’ is hard to cook without a good source of heat. I have tried some different methods and now I believe the easiest and the best method is baking in the oven after cooking over the cooktop. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Chicken Thigh FilletsSalt & Pepper2 tablespoons …

  • Vegetables

    Semi-Dried Tomatoes

    We were given a boxful of Roma Tomatoes from a friend of ours on the other day. I decided to make Semi-Dried Tomatoes that we like a lot. I picked larges ones, cut them in quarters, laid them on three baking trays, then dry them in the oven. Semi-Dried Tomatoes are quite pricy if I …

  • Chicken Curry

    My Family’s Chicken Curry

    I am Japanese and I used to use Japanese curry roux to make curry because curry is supposed to be made with the roux. However, after 20 years in Australia, I gradually came to dislike the flavour of store-bought roux and started making this curry. Now I am writing down this recipe for my children …

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