Archive for September 9th, 2022

  • Takikomigohan

    Pork Speck ‘Okowa’ Glutinous Rice

    ‘Okowa’ is a type of Glutinous Rice dish. My mother used to cook it by steaming, but I cook it using a rice cooker just like ‘Takikomigohan’. When you use Glutinous Rice, you need to reduce the amount of liquid. As my ‘Pork Speck Takikomigohan’ was so successful, I tried to cook Asian flavoured version …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Baked & Fried Sweets

    Azuki Shortbread Cookies

    If you have leftover Sweet Azuki Paste and you want to make something using it, how about cookies? There are many cake recipes and I have shared some on this website, but you can make Shortbread Cookies with Azuki Paste. Today I had about 125g ‘Tsubu-an’ (Sweet Azuki Paste) that I made the other day …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Mackerel & Egg Rice Bowl

    I cook this Rice Bowl dish very often using a variety of ingredients, but today I used 1 small can of Mackerel. As you don’t need to cook canned Mackerel, you just warm it up in the sauce, then bind the Mackerel and Spring Onion with Egg. You can use other canned Fish, but this …