Archive for September 2nd, 2021

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg

    Garlic Chives & Egg Rice Bowl

    Using the Egg to bind the ingredients that are cooked in the saucer or soup is a very popular cooking technic in Japanese cuisine. ‘Oyako Don’ is one example. Today I cooked Garlic Chives and Eggs in this method to make this rice bowl dish. A super quick and easy, and very Japanese flavoured dish. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Gluten-Free Rice Flour & Almond Meal Cookies

    I sometimes bake Cookies and Cakes for the staff members of a tool shop where my husband works. Some of the members are with gluten intolerance. I made these Cookies for them. I used finely ground Rice Flour, that is widely available from Asian grocery stores. It is much cheaper than Gluten-Free Flour, that is …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Beef Mince & Garlic Chives Rice Bowl

    This is another super quick and easy dish that is perfect for my lunch. Today I used leftover Beef Mince, but naturally you can use thinly sliced Beef. Pork is also good. Garlic Chives is garlicky, but I recommend to add Garlic as well. It’s a very simple dish, yet really yummy with Rice. Makes …

  • Dressings & Vinaigrettes

    Japanese ‘Ponzu’ Dressing

    ‘Ponzu’ is a super versatile sauce and it can be used as a salad dressing, too. I often add a small amount of Oil to it. Add Ginger, Onion and Toasted Sesame Seeds as well for extra flavours. Because I always have a bottle of ‘Ponzu’, this dressing is super quick and easy for me …

  • Vegetables

    Instant Pickled Red Onion

    I looked for recipes for Quick Pickled Red Onion and I was disappointed with all of them. I don’t want to use a lot of Vinegar to pickle just 1 Onion. I don’t want to wait for several hours. Then, I ended up making this Instant Pickled Red Onion using a typical Japanese vinaigrette ‘Amazu’, …