• Pizza & Flammkuchen

    Apple & Cinnamon Flammkuchen

    I rarely make Pizza at home, but I make Flammkuchen very often. Flammkuchen is not well known in Melbourne where I live. It’s a pity people don’t know about it. Flammkuchen is sometimes called ‘German Pizza’ and it is quite easy to make at home. Toppings can be anything. Today I made slightly sweet one …

  • Egg Udon

    Quick & Easy Udon Noodles

    When you want to make a meal using Cooked Udon, but you are too tired OR too busy to cook, try this dish. Super quick and easy to make. It’s not just carbs, as Egg Yolk and Spring Onion are in it. At least, it will satisfy your hunger as it is filling and absolutely …

  • Vegetables

    Daikon & Carrot ‘Namasu’ with Cranberries

    Daikon & Carrot ‘Namasu’ is a very simple Japanese salad, that is often prepared for New Year celebration because of the joyful red & white colours. I often crave it when I am physically tired. Today I made it using White Wine Vinegar and added Dried Cranberries. Sweet and sour Dried Cranberries go well with …

  • Vegetables

    Simmered Bamboo Shoots

    Spring has arrived in Melbourne. Flowers are coming out. If I were in Japan, I should be able to see Bamboo shoots are coming out, too. Fresh Bamboo Shoots are seasonal delicacy and I would love to enjoy them in spring. But I can’t have Fresh Bamboo Shoots where I live. Today I purchased already …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Chestnut Paste Cookies

    There is a cake called ‘Mont Blanc Cake’ in Japan. This cake means a lot to me because I have a very special memory about the cake. Every time when I think about it, I become emotional. When I want to make ‘Mont Blanc Cake’, I purchase a jar of Sweetened Chestnut Paste, and always …

  • Fish Sushi

    Sashimi Chirashi-zushi

    The number of recipes that I have shared on this website reached 2000. I wanted to celebrate the achievement. Japanese people often celebrate special occasions with Sushi. So, I decided to make this Sashimi Chirashi-zushi, a type of Sushi, that is a very special dish for me because Sashimi is not easy to find where …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Cherry Crumble Pie

    When I wanted to make a Cherry Pie and looked for recipes, I couldn’t find any recipes that were suitable for my 22.5cm Pyrex pie dish which I normally use. I like this pie dish because it is right size for my family and easy to clean. This recipe is for this particular pie dish. …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Steamed & Microwaved Sweets

    Instant Azuki Mug Cake

    I sometimes crave ‘Wagashi’, Japanese sweets, but it is almost impossible to find where I live. When I miss ‘Wagashi’, I cook ‘Tsubu-an’ (Sweet Azuki Paste), which is a very popular ingredient for Japanese and also North Asian sweets. I want to share a super quick and easy cake you can make with Sweet Azuki …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Cranberry & White Chocolate Cookies

    I have one Basic Cookie Dough recipe that I have been using for decades. I don’t need to know other recipes because this recipe works for me and I like the sweetness and texture of this cookie dough. You can add extra ingredients to this dough and make many different cookies. Possibilities are endless. Today …

  • Other Soup

    Curry Flavoured Broccoli & Potato Soup

    Creamy Broccoli Soup that is made with Milk can be curry flavoured. If you have never made a soup with Curry Powder and Milk, you should try it. It is absolutely delicious. There are some methods to make the soup thick and creamy. You can add Flour, Corn Starch OR Oats. Today I added a …

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