Fish

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Tuna & Cabbage Salad Rice Bowl

    I used my ‘Garlic Sesame Dressing’ to make this Tuna & Cabbage Salad. This salad can be enjoyed as a side dish, but today I made it into a rice bowl as the flavour of this salad goes well with Rice. It is a very filling dish, but it’s quite low in calories as this …

  • Fish Onigiri (Rice Balls)

    Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls

    In Japan, ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls are available in so many different flavours and with different fillings. ‘Onigiri’ are becoming popular in Australia, too. One of the most popular fillings is Tuna & Mayonnaise. I heard many international visitors to Japan fall in love with this Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Ball. Do you want to make …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish Pork

    Katsu Don with Tonkatsu Sauce

    This rice bowl dish is called ‘Sauce Katsu Don’ in Japan, and the ‘Sauce’ means ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce in this case. ‘Katsu’ is crumbed and fried meat, and ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlets) is popularly used. Today I used Crumbed Fried Fish. This dish was my youngest sister’s favourite when she was a young girl. To encourage her …

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    Panko-Crumbed Fried Fish

    When I was a young child, Panko-Crumbed Fried Fish was one of my favourite dishes that my mother prepared. She always used Merluza that we often call ‘Melulūsa’ in Japan. Here in Australia, I often use ‘Blue Grenadier’ OR ‘Hoki’. There are so many different names for a same fish and there are many similar …

  • Fish Spaghetti & Pasta

    Tuna Mornay

    ‘Tuna Mornay’ is a very popular Tuna Casserole in Australia. It can be made with inexpensive staple ingredients. You can use any pasta of your choice, but it seems most people use Pennette, Large Spirals or any pasta in a similar size. Some people use Boiled Eggs instead of Pasta, and that would be yummy. …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Wombok & Tuna Ponzu Salad

    Wombok is often called by a variety of different names. It’s called ‘Hakusai’ (白菜) in Japanese, but here in Australia, ‘Wombok’ is the common name. It is a hugely popular vegetable among many Asians. If you have never used it for cooking, try a simple salad. This salad is not bad at all. Makes 4 …

  • Fish Takikomigohan

    Corn & Salmon Rice with Butter Soy Sauce

    ‘Butter & Soy Sauce’ goes well with Corn. It also goes well with Rice. And Salmon, too. How about all together? Then I tried. I added grated Carrot as well for colour and extra nutrients. Using a rice cooker, it is absolutely easy to cook. The result? It CAN’T be bad. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

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    Tuna & Egg Rice Bowl

    This is another dish that you can cook with the humble Canned Tuna. I always use ‘Tuna in Springwater’. If you use ‘Tuna in Brine’, you need to alter the amount of Soy Sauce because the Tuna is salty. This can be an inexpensive and nutritious meal for anyone who likes Canned Tuna. Makes 1 …

  • Curry Fish Takikomigohan

    Tuna Curry Takikomigohan

    If you are doing financially tough, stock Canned Tuna. You can cook loads of delicious and nutritious dishes with it. Have a look at the list of ingredients below. I believe most people have them all. This rice dish can be cooked with those staple ingredients and won’t cost much at all. Makes 4 Servings …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Broccoli, Corn, Tuna & Mayo Salad

    Simple is often the best. ‘Tuna & Mayo’ is a yummy combination. I knew Broccoli would go well with it. Then I added Sweet Corn and a little bit Onion. Such a super simple salad, so easy to make, and so delicious. You can cook Broccoli as you like, but my favourite method is pan-steam-fry. …

  • Fish Other Soup

    Salmon & Wombok Milk Soup

    This soup looks like a creamy stew, but I cooked it in a way similar to Japanese soup. You cook ingredients in stock, use no Oil or Butter, and no Wheat Flour. This soup is low in calories, yet very nutritious and comforting. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 skinless Salmon Fillets *about 250g2 pinches Salt2 …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Fish

    Curry Flavoured Salmon Doria

    My ‘Potato & Canned Salmon Gratin’ is made with Japanese Mayonnaise instead of white sauce, and it is delicious. Today I made this ‘Doria’ that is almost identical to the dish, replacing Potato with Rice. I seasoned the Rice with Curry Powder, and the curry flavour matches with Salmon, Mayonnaise & Cheese topping. This is …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Broccoli & Tuna ‘Goma-ae’

    I often cook ‘Goma-ae’ dishes. I use a variety of Vegetables as ‘Goma-ae’ sauce is so versatile and matches for many Vegetables. The sauce’s ingredients are always the same. I use Toasted Sesame Seeds, Sugar and Soy Sauce, though the ratio of those three ingredients is sometimes different. It seems my family members love the …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Stir-fried Carrot & ‘Tarako’ (Pollock Roe)

    If you have some leftover ‘Tarako’ OR ‘Mentaiko’ (Salted Pollock Roe) and looking for a way to use it up, try this super simple stir-fry. ‘Umami’ and saltiness, and also spiciness if you use ‘Mentaiko’, come from the Salted Pollock Roe, what you have to do is just stir-fry. This dish is perfect to eat …

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