Archive for March 31st, 2023

  • Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    Porcini & Mushroom Rice

    As I live in Melbourne, Australia, it’s impossible to taste fresh Porcini, which I have been longing to taste one day. Dried Porcini are widely available. I cooked this dish using Dried Porcini and Italian Arborio Rice in the exact same way as ‘Takikomigohan’, a Japanese dish of Rice that is cooked with other ingredients …

  • Beans & Peas

    Spicy Pan-fried Lentil Curd

    Today I made ‘Lentil Curd’. For some reason, Lentils are connected with ‘Spain’ in my head. When I think about Spanish food, the first thing I think of is Garlic, and Paprika. So, I fried the Lentil Curd and seasoned with spicy Paprika seasoning mix. This is almost 100% Lentils. It’s very nutritious and actually …

  • Beans & Peas

    Lentil Curd

    On Youtube, I saw someone making ‘Lentil Tofu’ using Green Lentils. I was very curious and tried it, but I didn’t like the grainy texture. Today I tried it again but this time I used Yellow Split Lentils. I could sieve out the mixture to achieve smoother texture but didn’t want to lose dietary fibre. …