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  • Tofu & Soy Protein Udon

    ‘Kitsune’ Udon

    ’Kitsune’ means ‘Fox’ in Japanese. ‘Kitsune Udon’ can be literally translated as ‘Fox Udon’ but it has nothing to do with the foxes. No one knows why this Udon dish is called with its name. As a food, ‘Kitsune’ is ‘Abura-age’ (Fried Thin Tofu) that is seasoned and added to noodle dishes as a topping. …

  • Vegetables

    Scrumptious Lotus Root

    Lotus Root is a common ingredient for Japanese cooking, but it is one of the hard-to-find vegetables in Australia. However, ready-to-use frozen Lotus Root is available from many Asian grocery stores. Lotus Root has no strong flavour, but it has very unique crispy and crunchy texture as well as potato-like texture. I don’t know any …

  • Takikomigohan Tofu & Soy Protein

    Abura-age & Carrot Takikomigohan

    This is one fo the traditionally popular ‘Takikomigohan’ dishes in Japan, but I didn’t cooked it for a long time. Because it was too hard to find Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu) in Australia. Not any more! If you like traditional Japanese cuisine’s delicate flavour, you will enjoy this dish. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 cups …

  • Yakisoba

    Yakisoba With Sesame Miso Sauce

    ‘Yakisoba’ is Japanese style stir-fried noodles seasoned with ‘Yakisoba Sauce’ which tastes like Worcestershire Sauce. ‘Yakisoba Sauce’ is hard to find for many people. Try this ‘Sesame & Miso Sauce’ that is quite popular in Okayama, Japan, where I am from. If you have no access to the Asian stir-fry noodles, read ‘Bi-Carb Soda Transforms …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Simmered Daikon, Carrot & Egg

    This dish is commonly cooked with Meat, but boiled Eggs are also good. Fried firm Tofu with crispy outside is also good. Today I added Garlic and Toban Djan (Chili Bean Sauce) instead as Ginger, that is often used for this dish. You might be interested in my ‘Simmered Daikon, Carrot & Pork’ recipe as …

  • Ramen Vegetables

    Crispy Noodles With Stir-Fry

    When I was living in Japan, this was the dish I ordered at the Chinese restaurants almost all the time. It was the dish of crispy golden brown fried noodles covered with delicious seafood & vegetable stir-fry. I recently discovered that I can easily make the crispy noodles by frying Uncooked Fresh Chinese Egg Noodles. …

  • Mushrooms Shirataki & Itokonnyaku Vegetables

    ‘Kimpira’ Enoki, Carrot & Itokonnyaku

    ‘Kimpira’ is a Japanese dish of vegetables that is stir-fried and seasoned with Mirin (Sugar) & Soy Sauce. Commonly root vegetables are used but Mushrooms and Konnyaku (Konjac) are popular ingredients, too. Enjoy this stir-fry with freshly cooked rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 200g Enoki200g Itokonnyaku *OR Konjac noodles1 Carrot1 tablespoon Oil2 tablespoons Soy Sauce1 …

  • Chicken

    Sweet Sour Chicken with Tartar Sauce

    Sweet & Sour Chicken is yummy as it is. But it tastes even better with this homemade Tartar Sauce. Are you skeptical about Sweet & Sour Chicken with Tartar Sauce? Once I was, and I was surprised when I first tasted it. Why don’t you try it? This dish might become one of your favourite …

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles Vegetables

    Cabbage & Harusame Salad

    I often keep a large containerful of thinly sliced cabbage and carrot in my fridge. This mix is ready to use for salad or anything. I often add extra ingredients to it such as egg or canned fish, and season with a dressing. Here are the three dressings that I like. This salad looks far …

  • Udon Yakisoba

    Yakiudon

    One day, my daughter asked me what the difference between ‘Yakisoba’ and ‘Yakiudon’ was. ‘Yakisoba’ is a dish of stir-fried noodles flavoured with Yakisoba sauce, which tastes like mix of Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce. ‘Yakiudon’ is obviously stir-fried udon noodles and originally seasoned with the same sauce, but nowadays dashi-flavoured soy sauce is more …

  • Fish

    Trevally Tatsuta-agé

    Trevally was on special at a local fish shop today. I bought just 1 fillet that weighed more than 500g! It must have been a giant trevally fish. Trevally’s flavour and texture are similar to the fish called ‘Aji’ in Japan and I quite like this type of fish.‘Tatusta-agé’ is a very popular method of …

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