Archive for August 20th, 2022

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Teriyaki Pork Rice Bowl

    It’s hard to believe for me, but there are many bottled Teriyaki Sauce products in Australia, and the flavours of those sauces are often very different from what I know as Teriyaki. I am Japanese and I know what Teriyaki is. Teriyaki sauce can be easily made with three Japanese seasoning staples, that are Sugar, …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Apple Pancakes

    The other day, when I was cooking ‘Ukrainian Inspired Cabbage Pancakes’ again, as I am loving them, I thought I could make sweet pancakes in the same way using Apple, then I tried. I used Granny Smith Apple. A lot of juice came out from it and made the batter very runny. I didn’t squeeze …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Fish Balls & Egg Rice Bowl

    I have shared quite a few dishes similar to this dish. You cook ingredients in Dashi Stock seasoned with Mirin and Soy Sauce, sometimes with Sugar for extra sweetness, then bind the ingredients with Egg. In the region I grew up, Fishcakes such as ‘Kamaboko’ OR ‘Chikuwa’, that are made from Surimi (fish paste), are …