Archive for May 17th, 2020

  • Miso Soup Other Seafood

    Clam Miso Soup

    I had never cooked this Miso Soup for my family in Australia before. One reason is it is NOT easy to find Clams where I live. Another reason is my husband and son don’t like shellfish. I cooked it today because my daughter requested me to cook it, just for two of us. In Japan, …

  • Chicken

    ‘Yukari’ Chicken

    ‘Yukari (ゆかり)’ is a Furikake (Rice Seasoning) made from Red Shiso Leaves. It is very popular in Japan and many Asian grocery stores in Australia sell it. It is salty and has a hint of sourness that is the same sourness of ‘Umeboshi’, the pickled Ume fruits. ‘Yukari’ can be used as a seasoning for …

  • Mazegohan

    ‘Yukari’ Rice

    You might have seen a bag of fine purple crumbles at Asian grocery stores. The product’s name is ‘Yukari (ゆかり)’ and it’s a Furikake (Rice Seasoning). You sprinkle it over cooked rice or mix with cooked rice. These purple crumbles are dried Red Shiso leaves, that are most commonly used to pickle Ume (similar to …