Mushrooms

  • Mushrooms Vegetables

    Simmered Shiitake & Carrot

    When I cook ‘Simmered Shiitake’, I most likely add some vegetables such as Lotus Root, Bamboo Shoot OR Gobō, etc. Most them are hard to find where I live. The easiest option is Carrot. This is a typical Japanese dish, though you would never come across at Japanese restaurants. It is absolutely easy to cook. …

  • Egg Mushrooms Pork

    Stir-fried Black Fungus, Pork & Egg

    Today I want to share a very simple stir-fry recipe. If you love Black Fungus, you would enjoy this dish. You can use Chicken instead of Pork for this dish. When I use Eggs for a stir-fry, I most likely cook it first separately with a generous amount of Oil, then return it at the …

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    Black Fungus & Shiitake ‘Tsukudani’

    ‘Tsukudani’ is a Japanese dish. Ingredients are cooked with Mirin (OR Sake), Sugar and Soy Sauce. Commonly Seafood and Sea Vegetables are used. Today I cooked Black Fungus and Shiitake. This dish is best to enjoy with freshly cooked rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 20g Dried Shiitake Mushrooms *I used small ones20g Dried Black Fungus1/2 …

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    Black Fungus & Cucumber Namul

    I know some people are not happy this black edible fungus is called ‘Black Fungus’. Jelly Mushroom sounds better, but it misrepresents what this fungus is as its texture is so different from many mushrooms. I call it ‘Black Fungus’ as it is called so in Melbourne where I live. This is a Korean inspired …

  • Mushrooms Spaghetti & Pasta

    Creamy Mushroom & Pasta Bake

    This is a delicious Pasta Bake, that can be served as a main dish OR a side dish. You may wish to add some Meat OR Chicken, but I like it just Mushrooms. Today I used common Cup Mushrooms, but you can use your favourite Mushrooms. I recommend to use a generous amount. Makes 4 …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl) Mushrooms

    Creamy Beef & Mushroom Rice Bowl

    Super thinly sliced Beef, that is available from many Asian grocery stores and some supermarkets, is very convenient to use. Today I wanted to cook Beef Stroganoff for my lunch, but I didn’t have Sour Cream. This is what I ended up making, but it was really yummy. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 120g thinly sliced …

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    Seasoned Black Fungus

    I believe many of you have seen this black thing. It’s a popular topping for ‘Tonkotsu’ Ramen. You have eaten it with Ramen Noodles wondering what it was. It is a type of mushroom. There are many different names for it. In Australia, it’s called Black Fungus, that doesn’t sound good though. Asian grocery stores …

  • Mushrooms Sea Vegetables

    Simmered Kombu (Kelp) & Enoki

    This is a variation of Kombu ‘Tsukudani’, which is a very popular food and we Japanese eat it with freshly cooked Rice, but you would never come across it at Japanese restaurants. Today I added Enoki, and this is a dish of Kombu ‘Tsukudani’ and ‘Nametake’ Enoki combined. I love both. If you have Kombu …

  • Mushrooms Sea Vegetables

    Simmered Kombu (Kelp), Shiitake & Bamboo Shoot

    This is a very Japanese dish of Kombu (Kelp) that is seasoned with Japanese staple seasonings, Sugar, Mirin and Soy Sauce. Kombu is cooked with Shiitake and Bamboo Shoot. I added Katsuobushi (Bonito Flakes) as well. You may know that Kombu, Katsuobushi and Dried Shiitake are often used to make Dashi Stock. This dish is …

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    ‘Nametake’ Enoki & Kimchi

    I often make ‘Nametake’ Enoki, that can be enjoyed with freshly cooked Rice, Noodles and even Pasta. I use it for cooking, too. Today I had a small amount leftover. I happened to have a small amount leftover Kimchi as well. I mixed them together and it was YUMMY!!! You may wish to try it. …

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    Savoury Clafoutis with Mushrooms

    ‘Clafoutis’ is one of the desserts that I often make. It is absolutely easy and delicious. I use a variety of Fruit, but often use Cherries OR Ripe Pears. The other day, I came across a ‘Savoury Clafoutis’ that looked like a quiche. That inspired me to make this ‘Savoury Clafoutis with Mushrooms’. Same as …

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