Pork

  • Pork Udon

    Stir-fried Pork & Kimchi Udon

    This is one of the dishes that I repeatedly cook for my lunch. Frozen Udon Noodles have the best texture and I recommend to stock some in your freezer. As they are already cooked, you only need to warm them. The rubbery texture of Udon and Pork & Kimchi are a really good match. Makes …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Simmered Wombok & Pork

    It is getting cold in Melbourne. Winter vegetables have started appearing in the stores. When Wombok is in season, I always cook this dish. It’s super easy, comforting, nutritious and delicious. Season lightly to eat it as soup, or season fairly well if you want to pour it over rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 350g …

  • Onigiri (Rice Balls) Pork

    Tonkatsu Onigirazu (Rice Sandwich)

    When I have leftover Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet), I usually make ‘Katsu Sando’ (Tonkatsu Sandwich) for lunch next day. Today I made this Rice Sandwich ‘Onigirazu’. Tonkastu Sauce can go well with Rice, but Miso Sauce is my choice. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 serving Cooked Short Grain Rice1 sheet Nori1/2 or 1 Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet) …

  • Bread Pork

    Tonkatsu Sandwich

    Tonkatsu, the deep-fried Pork Cutlet coated with Panko Breadcrumbs, is not particularly difficult to cook, but it’s time consuming. Thats’ why, when I cook it, I always cook extra. And the leftover Tonkatsu can be used for many ways. This sandwich is called ‘Katsu Sando’ in Japan and it’s very popular. This is something I …

  • Miso Soup Pork

    Leek & Pork Miso Soup

    Leek is a European vegetable, but I have found its mild flavour is suitable for Japanese dishes. Miso Soup is an example. Today I used Leek for ‘Butajiru’, that is a type of Miso Soup with Pork. It’s so comforting and also filling. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Soup Stock of your choice *Today …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Red Cabbage & Bacon Salad

    I love the crunchy texture of Red Cabbage. It is an antioxidant-rich vegetable that has a great mix of vitamins and minerals. Here is another way to enjoy it. This is a salad and you don’t cook Red Cabbage, but texture is as if stir-fried. Bacon adds umami and saltiness. It’s delicious and very CRUNCHY! …

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    Skinless Pork Sausages

    We really don’t know what is in the store-bought sausages, do we? It would be good if I could make sausages at home knowing exactly what is in them. However, sausage making is not an easy task. I don’t have tools and the casings are not widely available. The solutions is making them skinless. Makes …

  • Pork Takikomigohan

    Ginger Pork Takikomigohan

    ‘Pork Shogayaki’, or Ginger Pork, is one of the most popular Izakaya dishes. If you like it, you would certainly love this Takikomigohan. Basically I cooked same ingredients with Rice all together in a rice cooker. While it is cooking, prepare a refreshing Salad or steamed Veggies. It can be a perfect dinner on a …

  • Pork Soba Vegetables

    Soba & Pork Salad with Spicy Sauce

    This is an altered version of my ‘Soba & Pork Salad With Mentsuyu Sauce’. When I wanted to eat something spicy, I added extra ingredients to the ‘Mentsuyu’ (Noodle Dipping Sauce). You can eat the noodles and salad with the sauce as a dipping sauce, or just pour it over. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 …

  • Egg Pork Tofu Vegetables

    Pork & Vegetables Champroo (Chanpurū)

    ‘Champroo’ (Chanpurū) is an Okinawan stir fry dish. The Okinawan word ‘Champroo’ means ‘a mixture of various items’, and you can stir-fry any Vegetables you have. But, Champroo’s essential ingredients are Okinawan Tofu and Eggs. Well… we can’t get Okinawan Tofu outside Japan, so I use Firm Tofu. Bitter Melon is a popular Vegetable for …

  • Beef Chicken Pork

    Spicy Meat Sauce

    This sauce is good with Tofu, steamed Vegetables, Noodles, and of course with freshly cooked rice. Minced Meat can be any kind of Meat. It is seasoned quite strongly as it is a sauce. Just pour it over whatever you want to eat with it. Makes 2 to 4 Servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil1 …

  • Pork Somen & Hiyamugi

    Stir-fried Pork & Somen (OR Capellini)

    ‘Somen’, Japanese Thin Noodles, can be substituted with Capellini (Angel Hair Pasta), and I often use Capellini. This is a very simple stir-fry dish, and naturally you can add any vegetables that you have in hand. A quick & easy lunch menu for me. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 80-100g Thinly Sliced Pork *cut into small …

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    Roasted Pork Belly Marinated in Spare Rib Marinade

    I don’t cook Pork Spare Ribs very often because I don’t like the way we eat them, but I like the flavour of grilled Spare Ribs. I often cook Boneless Lean Pork Belly. Today I marinated it in Spare Rib Marinade. I recommend to cut the Pork Block in half so that Pork gets seasoned …

  • Pork Potato

    Pork Mince Nikujaga

    ‘Nikujaga’ is the dish of ‘Niku’ (Meat) and ‘Jaga’ (Potato) cooked in sweet soy sauce flavoured broth. It is one of the most popular home cooking dishes in Japan, and I cook it very often. I use thinly sliced Beef, but ‘Niku’ can be other Meat. Thinly sliced Meat is most popular, but it can …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Teriyaki Eggplant & Pork Mince

    This Pork Mince filling is almost same as Gyoza filling. I simply sandwiched it with Eggplant slices, then fried. My first attempt was not quite successful, because the Pork filling slipped out from Eggplant. You need to glue them so that they stay together. Flour would be a good glue. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 250 …

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