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  • Sea Vegetables Takikomigohan

    Hijiki Takikomigohan

    ‘Hijiki’ is a dark brownish coloured sea vegetable and it has been a part of the Japanese diet for centuries. Hijiki is rich in dietary fibre and minerals such as calcium, iron and magnesium. There is a health concern about the level of inorganic arsenic in Hijiki and some say it is toxic. I have …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu & Soy Protein

    Teriyaki Tofu Don

    They look like fried chicken, but they are Tofu. This is a yummy ‘donburi’ dish for vegetarians. If you omit the egg on top, this can be a yummy vegan dish as well. I used ALDI’s Organic Tofu, but any firm type tofu can be used. Coating the tofu pieces with potato starch flour is …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Chicken Soboro Don

    Chicken ‘Soboro’ (Crumbled Meat) is easy to cook and it doesn’t take much time at all. Cover freshly cooked rice with this ‘Chicken Soboro’ and other food in different colours, make it beautiful and nutritious. This is also perfect for ‘Bento Lunch’. Half fill the lunch container with cooked rice, then cover and decorate with …

  • Chicken

    Chicken Tatsuta-agé

    ‘Tatusta-agé’ is a very popular method of cooking chicken, meat or fish. Marinated ingredients are coated with ‘Katakuriko’ which is most commonly Potato Starch these days, then deep-fried. When I tried to cook ‘Tatsuta-agé Chicken’ and discovered I didn’t have enough Oil to deep-fry, I baked it the oven. Let me tell you, it might …

  • Vegetables

    Carrot Ponzu Salad

    When I prepare Japanese style dinner, I always make one dish which is a Tsukemono (Pickled Vegetables), Sunomono (Vinegar vegetables) OR Aemono (Seasoned Vegetables). This Carrot dish can be made in five minutes. When you want to add one more dish to dinner table, it can be done easily. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Carrots 2 …

  • Fish

    Whiting/Blue Grenadier with Spicy Ponzu Sauce

    This dish is a lot easier to cook than it looks. A great dish even for a busy family’s dinner. Any white-meat fish is suitable for this recipe. You can add Tomato and Tabasco to the sauce for more refreshing flavour. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Large Fish Fillets 2Salt & PepperPotato Starch FlourOil for frying …

  • Pork

    Pork with Miso Sesame Sauce

    Thinly sliced meat are very popular in Japan and I used to cook them in many different ways. In Australia, I have to slice meat by myself if I need very thin slices. But I recently discovered the Schnitzel steaks can be easily pounded to very thin! Here is one Quick & Easy recipe for …

  • Mushrooms Vegetables

    Spinach & Mushrooms Salad

    My children didn’t like uncooked Spinach and Mushrooms when they were young, but they used to eat bowlful of them if with this Creamy Sesame Dressing. Why don’t you try it? Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Baby Spinach as requiredMushrooms 5 to 6 *slicedGarlic Chips *optionalFried Shallot *optional Creamy Sesame Dressing Roasted Sesame Seeds 3 tablespoons …

  • Yakisoba

    Yakisoba

    Yakisoba is a very similar to Chinese stir fried noodles, and it is cooked with Vegetables and commonly Pork. The dish is seasoned with ‘Yakisoba Sauce’ which tastes like Worcestershire Sauce. Yakisoba is very simple to make and can be cooked on a large hotplate, by tossing the ingredients together as they fry. Makes 4 …

  • Somen & Hiyamugi

    Icy Cold Somen

    Somen are the thinnest Japanese noodles. It is easy to over cook. Follow the instruction. Standard cooking time is 2 minutes. Somen might be difficult to find for you. You can use Rice Vermicelli or Capellini (Angel Hair Pasta) instead. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 servings Somen Noodles *OR Rice Vermicelli or Capellini (Angel Hair …

  • Miso Soup

    Basic Miso Soup

    Miso Soup is one of the traditional Japanese staple dishes. It is enjoyed with freshly cooked white rice. Here is the basic method how to cook Miso Soup. Dashi Stock is traditionally used, but there are various opinions. See ‘Dashi Stock’ page. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Dashi Stock *See ‘Dashi Stock’ page3 to …

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