Archive for July 14th, 2023

  • Beans & Peas Takikomigohan

    Capsicum, Corn & Black Bean Rice

    This is a Mexican inspired rice dish, but I cooked it in the Japanese ‘Takikomigohan’ method. ‘Takikomigohan’ is a dish of Rice that is cooked with other ingredients and seasonings all together. Using a rice cooker, it is super easy. I placed Onion, Garlic and Capsicum in the pot first, so that they get slightly …

  • Vegetables

    ‘Goma-ae’ Choy Sum

    An Asian vegetable called ‘Choy Sum’ is very similar to ‘Komatsuna’, a Japanese leafy vegetable. Today I made a ‘Goma-ae’ dish using Choy Sum. ‘Goma-ae’ can be made with a variety of vegetables. ‘Goma-ae’ Sauce can be made with Toasted Sesame Seeds, Sugar and Soy Sauce. Depending on the amount of Choy Sum that you …

  • Beef

    Simple Beef Rissoles

    I used to called these fried beef patty ‘Hambaagu’ (ハンバーグ) in Japan. Some people call them ‘Hamburg Steaks’. Here in Australia, they are commonly called ‘Rissoles’, but Rissoles can be a very different food in your country. If you are a beginner cook and trying to cook Rissoles, this is the most common recipe. Makes …