Archive for December 3rd, 2019

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Beans & Peas Nuts Takikomigohan

    Azuki & Cashew Rice

    ‘Sekihan’, steamed short grain Glutinous Rice cooked with Azuki (Red Beans), is sometimes cooked with Chestnuts as well. But Chestnuts are not commonly available where I live. I looked for a substitute for Chestnuts and I tried some different nuts. Now I can tell you that the best substitute is Cashew Nuts. This ‘Auzki & …

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles Other Soup

    Wakame, Egg & Harusame Soup

    ‘Harusame’ are the noodles made from potato starch or mung bean starch. It can be cooked very quickly and I love its delicate texture. Above all, it is very low in calories and I used to cook this soup very often when I was weight conscious, in other words, trying to lose weight. Add Vegetables, …