tuna

  • Beans & Peas Fish Vegetables

    Snow Peas, Edamame & Tuna Salad

    I had never eaten uncooked Snow Peas until I tried it in Australia. I instantly fell in love with the Australian juicy Snow Peas. If the Snow Peas in your country need to be cooked, just blanch them as they should be crunchy in this salad. I definitely won’t cook them. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Sushi

    Tuna & Edamame Sushi Rice Bowl

    Today I craved Sushi Rolls. Nearby sushi shops are closed due to Covid-19. I didn’t want to bother making Sushi Rolls just for my lunch. Then I made such a simple Sushi Rice Bowl using leftover rice. I wished to add some Lettuce and Avocado but I didn’t have them. I added steamed Carrot and …

  • Sushi

    Decorated Sushi Cake

    In Japan, there is a type of Sushi called ‘Oshi-zushi’, that is made by pressing Sushi Rice and Toppings into a special mould, then it is cut into bite sized pieces to serve. This is a variation of it and it has become very popular. A round cake tin is used as mould, and it …

  • Bread Cheese

    Tuna & Cream Cheese Dip Stuffed Baguette

    My ‘Tuna & Cream Cheese Dip’ is very popular and I have been making it for many decades. For a special occasion, I often make this Dip Stuffed Baguette. It is a perfect finger food for parties and BBQ. It is easy to make, but you have to prepare it a few hours earlier as …

  • Fish Sea Vegetables

    Wakame Tuna Cucumber Salad

    Dried Wakame is probably the most accessible sea vegetable for many of us. Most Asian grocery stores sell them. I usually buy Dried Wakame that are already cut into small pieces, but not too small. They can be used for many dishes. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 large Cucumber *about 250g1/4 teaspoon Salt2 to 4 …

  • Sushi

    ‘Gunkan’ Maki Sushi

    You may not know its name, but you have seen it. It’s a type of Sushi called ‘Gunkan Maki’. Small oblong shaped sushi rice balls are wrapped with Nori, and covered with various toppings. It is a big fun to make them at home. By the way, ‘Gunkan’ means ‘Battleship’. The Sushi rice wrapped with …

  • Beans & Peas Curry Fish

    Canned Tuna & Peas Curry

    Nutritious and yummy meals can be made cheaply. To cook this curry, you only need 3 main ingredients, 1 small Canned Tuna, 1 Onion and 1 cup Frozen Peas. I use ‘Tuna in Springwater’ for this dish. If you use ‘Tuna in Brine’, you need to alter the amount of Soy Sauce because the Tuna …

  • Fish Tempura

    Tempura Yellowfin Tuna

    Fish fillets are common ingredients for Tempura. If you use meaty fish fillets such as Yellowfin Tuna, you would better to marinate the fillets first. Basic Tempura Batter can be used, but you don’t need much batter for this recipe. Today I introduce a new Tempura Batter that is made with Japanese mayonnaise. Makes 4 …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Spicy Tuna Soboro Don

    Canned Tuna, Eggs and some Greens. That’s all you need to make this rice bowl dish. I always use Tuna in Springwater. If you use Tuna in Brine, you need to reduce the amount of Soy Sauce because the tuna is salty. This is cheap and easy to cook, yet so delicious! Makes 2 Servings …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Marinated Tuna Sashimi Rice Bowl

    Sometimes, I crave this ‘Donburi’ (Rice Bowl) dish that is called ‘Zuke Don’ in Japanese. It’s Marinated Sashimi Rice Bowl and commonly Tuna Sashimi is used, but I sometimes use Salmon Sashimi. Sashimi grade fish are not commonly available where I live. Only Salmon and/or Tuna Sashimi are sometimes available from a fish shop. If …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) & Tuna Mayo Salad

    Canned Tuna & Japanese Mayonnaise Salad can be made with a various vegetables, but this is my favourite. Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) has such a strong unique flavour and fragrance. It is so good with Tuna & Mayonnaise. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 100g Shungiku (Edible Chrysanthemum) Leaves1/4 Red Onion *finely sliced1 Canned Tuna in Brine *185g1/4 …

  • Fish Mushrooms

    Black Fungus & Tuna ‘Tsukudani’

    Black Fungus, sometimes known as Cloud Ear Fungus OR Jelly Mushroom, is an edible fungus. It is called ‘Kikurage’ in Japanese. Black Fungus is a popular ingredient for Asian cooking. Almost tasteless but it has a very pleasant crunchy texture. It is a great source of dietary fibre and a variety of minerals. I want …

  • 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 …

  • Egg Vegetables

    ‘Shiri Shiri’ Carrots

    I recently discovered that this dish is originated in Okinawa Island in Japan, and the dish has its name. ‘Shiri Shiri’ means thinly sliced strips of vegetables in Okinawan language. ‘Shiri Shiri’ Carrot are stir-fried with Tuna and Egg, then seasoned with Salt, or Soy Sauce if you prefer. My daughter, who is a big …

  • Fish Sea Vegetables

    Kombu & Tuna Wasabi Mayo Salad

    I want to encourage people who are not familiar with sea vegetables to try them. Some types of sea vegetables, that I am trying not to call ‘seaweeds’, have slimy texture and fishy smell. I understand it might be challenging for some people to eat them. I think ‘Kombu’ (kelp) is easier to try. Dried …

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