Archive for February 18th, 2018

  • Dipping Sauces Udon

    Udon with Spicy Dipping Sauce

    My children love chilled ‘Zaru Udon’ on a hot summer day. I always keep a bottle of ‘Mentsuyu’ noodle dipping sauce in the fridge, so that anyone can enjoy ‘Zaru Udon’ at any time. On the other day I just wanted to eat something spicy and created this dipping sauce. It was delicious. But my …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Wine Kanten Jelly

    Kanten is similar to Agar Agar, and both are made from Sea Plants. The advantage of using Kanten and Agar Agar as gelling agent is that it can set liquid with the fruit such as fresh Pineapple, Kiwi Fruit or Mango. Those fruits break down the protein found in gelatine and prevent the jelly from …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Nanban-zuke (Marinated Fried Fish)

    My mother used to make this dish always using fish called ‘Aji’ in Japanese. As ‘Aji’ is difficult to find in Australia, I often use Trevally or Mackerel family fish which have similar flavour and texture. However most fish are suitable for this dish. Sardines and Salmon are very nice, too. This time I used …