Archive for November 19th, 2019

  • Tofu

    Crispy Abura-age with Ham & Cheese

    My ‘Crispy Abura-age with Miso & Spring Onion’ is becoming popular as more people are trying Tofu products. ‘Abura-age’ is thinly sliced & deep-fried Tofu. This can be used for western cuisine flavours as well. It is, of course, Gluten-free and a great alternative for pizza base, too. These ‘Crispy Abura-age with Ham & Cheese’ …

  • Vegetables

    ‘Fukujinduke’ Pickles

    ‘Fukujinzuke’ is a very popular condiment in Japan. Curries are often served with these crunchy pickles. The name of the pickles originates from the tale of ‘Seven Lucky Gods’ as some varieties of ‘Fukujinzuke’ are made with seven different vegetables. It is easy to make at home. Renkon (Lotus Root) might be impossible to find …

  • Sweets Tofu

    Tofu Mochi

    ‘Mochi’ is Japanese rice cake made of short-grain glutinous rice. It is similar to ‘Dango’ but the texture is a lot more rubbery and gooey. It is not easy to make ‘Mochi’ at home from scratch, but this ‘Tofu Mochi’ is absolutely easy. It looks like ‘Mochi’ and texture is the same, and it is …