Potato

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Potato

    Mashed Potato & Almond Cake

    Sweet Potatoes are often used for making cakes and pies, but ordinary Potatoes are not. I recently leaned that Potatoes are used for sweet cakes in many regions in Europe, so I tried. You can make a sponge cake using just Mashed Potatoes replacing Wheat Flour, but I prefer the cake made with Almond Meal …

  • Fish Potato

    Mackerel & Potato with Sweet Miso Sauce

    Here is another super easy dish that you can make using a small can of Mackerel. My husband always complains that Mackerel smells bad, but Mackerel is my favourite fish and it goes so well with Sweet Miso Sauce. To reduce the fishy smell, I often add Sake (Rice Wine) OR Mirin to the fish. …

  • Nuts Other Soup Potato

    Peanuts & Potato Soup

    You might think this creamy soup was made with Milk. I didn’t add any sort of Milk. It is white and creamy because of Peanuts. I blend it quite smoothly, but crispy texture of Peanuts tends to remain. You won’t notice it is Peanut-based soup as it is hard to taste Peanuts in this soup. …

  • Pork Potato

    Scrumptious Pork Mince & Potato

    The other day, my son cooked ‘Mabo Dofu Japanese Style’. Next day I found a small amount of leftover Pork Mince. I wondered what I could cook with it. I happened to have a Potato, that was already peeled. I instantly thought about ‘Mabo Potatoes’, but I wanted to cook something simple and easy. Then …

  • Beef Potato

    Chilli Con Carne Cottage Pie

    I usually serve Chilli Con Carne with Rice. But today I tried to make it into Cottage Pie. Mashed Potato could go well with any flavour and I though this would be delicious, and I was right. I usually don’t add Cheese to my Cottage Pie, but today I added some shredded Tasty Cheese and …

  • Lamb Potato

    Lamb Meatloaf with Roast Potatoes

    Just like Bread Loaf can be baked in a tin or on a tray, Meatloaf can be baked in a tin or on a tray. Free-form Meatloaf is quick and easy to bake. Place some Potatoes around it and bake all together. You may wish to add other Vegetables such as Carrot. While they are …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Potato Chips (Crisps) Coleslaw

    Every time I use Potato Chips (Crisps) for cooking, I receive negative response from some people. Good quality Potato Chips are basically Fried Potato that is seasoned. Why can’t we use it for cooking? I have no problem about using it for Salads. ‘Carrot & Potato Chips Salad’ and ‘Spinach, Lettuce & Potato Chips Salad’ …

  • Beans & Peas Potato Vegetables

    Stewed Lentils & Chorizo

    I was supposed to be cooking Dahl (Lentil Curry) today. I decided to add Chorizo that I had in the fridge for a while. As I know Chorizo is Spanish and ‘Spanish’ suggested me to add Garlic and Paprika. I added Carrot and Potatoes as well. The dish ended up such a stew, but it …

  • Potato

    Fluffy Boiled Potato

    This is one of the dishes that I leaned at primary school. Cooking class was a part of Home Economics program that started in the 5th year. I was in the 6th year, probably 11 years old, when I learned this dish, and I am still cooking it more than 50 years later. When I …

  • Pizza & Flammkuchen Potato

    Potato Pancake covered with Melting Cheese

    I was looking at many beautiful places in Ukraine on the internet, and found a place called ‘Yaremche’. I was dreaming of visiting this beautiful place and I checked some restaurants and cafes in the city as I have strong interests in those places. There is a small eatery called ‘Cafe Kolomyika’ and it’s got …

  • Gyoza Potato

    ‘Varenyky’ Ukrainian Dumplings with Mashed Potato Filling

    Several years ago, I came across ‘Pierogi’, Polish dumplings, at a local farmer’s market and I instantly fell in love with them. Similar foods can be found in many different countries. Japan has ‘Gyoza’. Italy has ‘Ravioli’ and ‘Tortellini’. Ukraine has ‘Varenyky’. A variety of fillings can be used for ‘Varenyky’. My favourite is definitely …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Ukrainian Beetroot & Potato Salad

    When I make Beetroot & Potato Salad, I usually add Sour Cream and Japanese Mayonnaise. Today I decided to use vinaigrette to make this Ukrainian inspired salad, but this is my super easy version. I thought the brine in the jar of Dill Pickles can be used as vinaigrette, so I used it to season …

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