Archive for January 14th, 2019

  • Vegetables

    Avocado & Kimchi

    Avocado goes so well with Japanese seasonings such as Soy Sauce, Wasabi, Japanese Mayo, ‘Ponzu’, etc. Do you know it goes well with Kimchi, the Korean salted & fermented veggies? I had a jar of Wombok Kimchi in the fridge, but it had turned quite sour. I usually cook sour Kimchi, but it was too …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Cold Sweets

    ‘Azuki’ & Milk Icy Poles

    In Melbourne where I live, you can enjoy all sort of delicious icy desserts, but you can’t find this. I loved this dessert when I was a child and I still love it. It is so easy to make if you have icy pole moulds. If you don’t have the moulds, use whatever small containers. …

  • Somen & Hiyamugi Spaghetti & Pasta

    Chilled Eggplant with ‘Somen’ Noodles

    What you see in the photo is not ‘Somen’ Noodles. I used ‘Capellini’ (Angel Hair Pasta) this time, because someone had eaten all my ‘Somen’ in the pantry! Fortunately I had ‘Capellini’, which textures is similar to the texture of ‘Somen’. Italian pasta are actually quite suitable for Japanese cooking. This is a summer dish …