Archive for May 10th, 2020

  • Miso Soup Pork

    Pork & Cabbage Miso Soup

    Pork and Miso go very well together. ‘Butajiru’, OR ‘Tonjiru’, is a very popular Pork and Miso soup. You need a variety of ingredients to make it, but this simple Pork and Cabbage only version is also delicious. You can add other vegetables such as Onion, Carrot, Shiitake, etc. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 cups …

  • Azuki (Red Beans)

    Sweet Azuki & Barley Soup

    On the other day, I cooked Barley with Azuki (Red Bean), trying to create Barley version of ‘Sekihan’ Azuki Rice. I didn’t like the result because it was unexpectedly SWEET even though I added only Salt. Then I remembered this Japanese dessert soup. It’s a variation of Zenzai (Sweet Azuki Soup). This dessert soup is …

  • Vegetables

    Mock Zha Cai

    ‘Zha Cai’ is Chinese pickled knobby stems of mustard plant. It is fermented just like Korean Kimchi. ‘Zha Cai’ is called ‘Zāsai ‘ in Japan and it is popular. You can make this ‘Mock Zha Cai’ with Broccoli stems. It tastes similar to ‘Zha Cai’ and it is great for drinking! Makes 1 Serving Ingredients …