wakame

  • Other Soup

    Shimeji, Spinach & Wakame Soup

    This is an absolutely quick & easy soup that is healthy and delicious. I sometimes add Eggs and that makes the soup even more nutritious. You can enjoy this soup with freshly cooked rice or add noodles such as Udon and Ramen. Wakame can be replaced with toasted Nori (Seaweed Sheets). Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Mazegohan Sea Vegetables

    Wakame Rice

    Dried, already chopped up ‘Wakame’ is available from Asian grocery stores and some supermarkets. Most people use it for miso soup or salad. Try this everyone’s favourite ‘Wakame Rice’. You do not need to buy Wakame Rice Seasoning Mix. It is easy to prepare. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 cups (*180ml cup) Japanese Short Grain …

  • Fish Takikomigohan

    Wakame & Salmon Takikomigohan

    This is another ‘Takikomigohan’ dish that can be cooked using a canned fish. This time I used a Canned Red Salmon. I wanted to add some Hijiki, but Hijiki is quite hard to find where I live. So, I added Dried Chopped Wakame as they are, without rehydrating it. Wow… I was amazed at how …

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    Cucumber & Wakame Sesame Flavour Salad

    ‘Wakame & Cucumber Salad’ is one of the most popular and authentic Japanese salads and I make it very often. But sometimes, it is good to change its flavour by adding extra ingredients. This one is slightly sweeter and sesame oil flavoured. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 Continental Cucumber OR 2 smaller Cucumbers *about 300g1/4 …

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    Spicy ‘Goma-ae’ Wakame & Cabbage

    One of the most popular recipes on my website is ‘Goma-ae’, the dish of vegetables mixed with the ‘Goma-ae’ sauce. On the other day I tried to make ‘Goma-ae’ Cabbage, but it was not really good. I thought spiciness was needed and I added Toban Djan (Chili Bean Sauce). The flavour of it instantly brought …

  • Sea Vegetables Shirataki & Itokonnyaku

    Shirataki and Wakame Ponzu Salad

    ‘Shirataki’ are translucent and gelatinous noodles made from Konnyaku Potatoes (Konjac Yam or Devil’s Tongue Yam). Largely composed of water and dietary fibre, they are very low in calories. Slightly coloured type is called ‘Itokonnyaku’. They are getting popular as a healthy gluten & wheat free pasta alternative. I love it especially with Ponzu, a …

  • Fish Mazegohan

    Salmon & Wakame Mazegohan

    My super-easy ‘Salmon Takikomigohan’ is becoming popular. One of my friends has been cooking it repeatedly. However, ‘Salmon Mazegohan’ is a lot tastier and I like it more even though I have to cook Salmon separately.‘Grilled Salmon & Watercress Mazegohan’, which I introduced on the other day, sounds time-consuming because of the word ‘Grilled’. Remember …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Wasabi ‘Ohitashi’ Marinated Spinach & Wakame

    One of Japanese iconic dishes of Spinach is ‘Ohitashi’, marinated in dashi-base sauce. I particularly like Wasabi flavoured ‘Ohitashi’. If you don’t like Wasabi, forget this dish. My daughter enjoys most of the food on this planet, but Wasabi is one of the few things that she doesn’t enjoy. I usually stock a bottle of …

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    Wakame Ponzu Salad

    A Korean grocery store nearby sells many ingredients very similar to Japanese ones and I can purchase dried Wakame. The dried Wakame are totally shrunk and look like thin twigs or something, but the volume increases a lot when rehydrated. You would better use small amount. My mother used to use Vegetable Oil for this …

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    Wakame & Cucumber Salad

    One of the most popular and authentic Japanese salad. This type of salad is called ‘Ae-mono’. This particular ‘Ae-mono’ is one of the refreshing dishes that I sometimes have a craving for when I am very tired. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 Continental Cucumber  OR 2 smaller ones  *about 300g2 to 3 tablespoons Dry Wakame1/4 …

  • Miso Soup Potato Sea Vegetables

    Potato & Wakame Miso Soup

    Miso Soup is one of the traditional Japanese staple dishes and this is my favourite Miso Soup since my childhood. And this is the first dish that I cooked on the very first day at a uni apartment after I moved out of my family’s home.  It’s a dish to remember.  I always use mild …

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