Archive for October 2nd, 2022

  • Other Seafood Takikomigohan

    Clam Takikomigohan

    ‘Takikomigohan’ is a Japanese dish of Rice that is cooked with other ingredients and seasonings. There are some very traditional ones and this is one of them. To cook a ‘Takikomigohan’, everything is supposed to be cooked together, but you won’t cook Clams with Rice together for this particular dish. You cook Calms in a …

  • Other Seafood

    Steamed Clams with Sake (Rice Wine)

    A type of Clam that is called ‘Asari’ in Japan is commonly used for this dish. There are a variety of edible shellfish in Japan and they are available even from supermarkets. But here in Melbourne, commonly available shellfish are Oysters and Mussels. Today I found frozen ‘Asari’ and I cooked them for the first …

  • Other Soup

    Oats & Egg Porridge

    ‘Ojiya’ Egg Rice Porridge is what I want to eat when I am not well OR extremely tired. If I have some already cooked Rice, it is easy to prepare. If I don’t have any cooked Rice, Oats is the easiest substitute. I always season the soup very lightly when I am not well. Makes …