Pork

  • Pork Tofu & Soy Protein

    Mabo Dofu Japanese Style

    ‘Mabo Dofu’ has been adapted to Japanese tastes and it is quite popular. As you know it is originally a Chinese dish but this one could be very different from the authentic ‘Mapo Doufu’. It’s my family’s Japanese style recipe. Many people buy ready-made sauce, but you can cook this dish quite easily. Makes 4 …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Layered Wombok & Pork

    This is perfect for dinner on a cold day. This dish is quite popular with my family and they actually encouraged me to add it to this website. Stewed Wombok is so tender and melting in mouth, and produces absolutely delicious soup as well. Using a heavy-base pot, you can forget about it once it’s …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Buta Don

    ‘Buta’ means ‘Pig’ or ‘Pork’. This Donburi (Rice Bowl) dish is originated in Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan. You can add some vegetables such as Onions and Carrot, but ‘Buta Don’ most commonly consists of a bowl of rice topped with just Pork slices. You might like the sauce sweeter than this recipe. Please …

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    Zucchini & Pork Spicy Stir-fry

    Zucchini is an easy-to-grow vegetable and we always have too much harvest. It is a challenge for me to cook them in different ways. Zucchini is not an Asian vegetable but I like them cooked with soy sauce. This is a typical stir-fry dish and starch-coated pork and crunchy zucchini are beautiful in this spicy …

  • Beef Chicken Curry Mushrooms Pork Vegetables

    Clean-Up-Fridge Curry

    My son was a very fussy eater. He didn’t like vegetables but he loved curry. If vegetables and curry were mixed, what would he do? If in curry, he ate anything. This curry was a perfect solution for me to clean up bits and pieces of vegetables in the fridge, plus I could make my …

  • Curry Pork Udon

    Katsu Curry Udon

    This dish is very popular at Japanese eateries in Australia. There must be many different ways to cook the curry soup for this dish. Using leftover curry is one of them. Here are two different methods. One is Authentic Curry Udon method and the other one is Instant Curry Roux method which seems to be …

  • Beef Chicken Pork

    Sweet & Sour Meatballs

    When my children were very young, I used to make this ‘Sweet & Sour Meatballs’ quite often. I put these meatballs into their lunch box and they loved them. The flavour of these meatballs brings back happy memories of those days. I always use beef & pork mix mince, but chicken mince is also very …

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    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 …

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    Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlets)

    The deep-fried Pork Cutlet coated with Panko Breadcrumbs is called ‘Tonkatsu’ in Japanese. It is often served with shredded cabbage as a dish, but ‘Tonkatsu’ is also used for various dishes and cooking. It is normally deep-fried but can be oven-baked for health benefits. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 Pork Steaks *500 to 600gSalt and …

  • Beef Pork Udon

    Jaa Jaa Udon

    Spicy rich miso flavoured pork mixture on top of freshly cooked udon. ‘Jaa Jaa’ comes from a Chinese word ‘Zha Jiang’ which means ‘Fried Sauce’. It is normally made by simmering stir-fried ground Pork or Beef with fermented soybean paste. My ‘Jaa Jaa Sauce’ is based on my Sweet Miso Sauce. You can use Tianmian …

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    Kakuni – Pressure Cooker Method

    Pork ‘Kakuni’ is not super easy dish to cook and long slow cooking is required, and that is not suitable for busy life style. If you have a pressure cooker, Pork ‘Kakuni’ is quick and easy. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 800g Pork Belly Block (Boneless)1 cup Water1 to 2 small pieces Ginger *thinly sliced2 tablespoons Sake2 …

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