Archive for May 3rd, 2022

  • Cold Sweets Matcha Mochi & Dango Dumplings

    Matcha Warabi Mochi

    ‘Warabi Mochi’ is made with ‘Warabi’ (Bracken) starch flour and it is similar to ‘Kuzu Mochi’ which is made with ‘Kuzu’ starch flour. Those rare starch flours are not available for many of us, even in Japan. People make these sweets using some substitutes such as Potato Starch, that is widely available. Today I added …

  • Beans & Peas Fish

    Chickpeas & Salmon Cakes

    You don’t need to cook Potatoes to make these fish cakes. Using Canned Chickpeas and Canned Salmon, these healthy fish cakes are quick and easy to make. No need to coat them with Egg and Breadcrumbs either. If you want to make these fish cake more nutritious, you can add finely chopped Vegetables such as …

  • Mushrooms Vegetables

    Simmered Konnyaku (Konjac) & Shiitake

    This is a very simple Japanese home-cooked dish. The main ingredients are Konnyaku (Konjac) and Shiitake Mushrooms. I often add extra ingredients such as Carrot, Daikon, Lotus Root, Chikuwa (Japanese tubular shape fishcake), Chicken, etc. Today I added Carrot and Fish Balls. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 block (250g) Konnyaku (Konjac)25g Dried Shiitake Mushrooms1 Carrot …