Egg

  • Egg Sweets

    Basic Custard

    Every cook should be able to make ‘Custard’, that is so simple, yummy and versatile. ‘Custard’ is the mixtures of Milk and Eggs thickened by heat. When it is used for desserts, Sugar is added. For thickening it, Flour or Starch is often added, but you do not need such thing as custard powder. This …

  • Egg Fish

    Salmon Sprinkles

    Not only my children (when they were young) but most Japanese children love savoury rice sprinkles called ‘Furikake’. There are loads of ‘Furikake’ products available but I never know what is in them. Home-made savoury sprinkles are easy to make and we can know exactly what is in them. I used to make this ‘Salmon …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Cold Sweets Egg

    Creme Caramel

    This dessert was something I buy from sweet shops. I never thought I could make this dessert until I tried. So many cooks and chefs on TV shows say it is quite easy to make. Then one day I tried and found it was indeed very easy. And you know, when we make it at …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Just Cabbage & Eggs

    On the other day, my husband bought a huge carton of 3 dozens of eggs at a local market. That day I also bought 1 carton of eggs being unaware there was 1 carton of eggs in the fridge. So we ended up having 60 eggs! I cooked this dish to use up the eggs. …

  • Beans & Peas Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg

    Natto, Kimchi & Egg Rice Bowl

    I know some people don’t like ‘Natto’, the fermented Soy Beans, because of its smell. Well… there is at least one way to enjoy it. Mix with Kimchi that has knock-out smell! You won’t smell ‘Natto’ anymore. Add a microwave-cooked ‘Onsen Tamago’ Egg and it’s a very quick and nutritious meal. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients …

  • Egg

    Onsen Tamago

    ‘Onsen Tamago’ is a traditional Japanese low temperature Egg which is originally slow-cooked in the water of ‘Onsen’ (hot springs). What is ‘OnsenTamago’ (Wikipedia)I cook ‘Onsen Tamago’ in the microwave. The result is similar to ‘Poached Egg’ but the yolk is cooked more than white just like ‘Onsen Tamago’. The best thing of this method …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Egg

    Omu-rice (Omelette Rice)

    Omu-rice (Omelette Rice) is a western-influenced style Japanese dish. According to a history book, the first ‘Omurice’ was served at a restaurant in Tokyo in 1900. Omu-rice is such a popular dish in Japan but Japanese restaurants in Australia don’t have it on their menu. I loved it when I was a little girl and …

  • Egg Other Soup

    Chawanmushi (Savoury Custard Soup)

    Hot soup would be nice for cold night dinner. Chawanmushi (Japanese Savoury Custard Soup) would be perfect! ‘Chawanmushi’ means ‘steamed in a tea cup’ and it is quite easy to make. Here is my family’s home style Chawanmushi recipe. If you don’t have Dashi Stock, why don’t you use Vegetable Stock or Chicken Stock? Use …

  • Egg

    Marinated Egg Yolk

    When you have left-over egg yolk, DO NOT waste them. Let them soak in this simple marinade. The Egg Yolk would get harden like paste and so nice with hot rice or pasta. Marinade Ingredients 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce1 tablespoon Mirin *optional Method Let the Egg Yolk(s) soaked in the marinade of Soy Sauce and …

  • Clear Soup Egg Tofu

    Tofu & Egg Soup

    This is my children’s favourite Clear Soup that their Obaa-san (Grandmother) in Japan used to cook for them. She always uses ‘Iriko’ (Dried Baby Sardines / Anchovies) for this soup. For us, this soup got to be cooked with ‘Iriko’ OR ‘Iriko’ Dashi Powder, but you can use any Dashi stock of your choice. Makes …

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