Takikomigohan

  • Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    Dried Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    One of my favourite ‘Takikomigohan’ is ‘Asian Mushroom Takikomigohan’ and I sometimes crave the dish. One day I really wanted to cook it but had no fresh Asian mushrooms. Fortunately I had a pack of Assorted Dried Mushroom Mix. Mostly Asian mushrooms but Flat Mushrooms were also included, and some were already sliced. I cooked …

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    Mushroom Risotto – Rice Cooker Method

    Recently I suffered from Sciatica pain and I still can’t keep standing up for long. I am lucky because, when I am not well, I can benefit from electric cooking tools such as ‘Rice Cooker’. These days rice cookers are so smart and they can do many things. My rice cooker has ‘Quick Cook’ mode …

  • Chicken Takikomigohan

    Ginger Chicken Takikomigohan

    I love ‘Takikomigohan’ which is seasoned rice cooked with vegetables, mushrooms, seafood or chicken. Probably it is my absolute favourite Japanese food. You can find quite a few recipes on this site and I cook them often, and I think this is the easiest ‘Takikomigohan’ recipe. You need 3 main ingredients, and they are Rice, …

  • Other Seafood Takikomigohan

    Oysters Takikomigohan

    In Japan, shucked Oysters are sold in plastic containers in the same way as meat. They are often quite large and not particularly expensive. Here in Melbourne, Oysters are fancy food. Shucked Oysters are always sold on the half-shell and they are often rather small and quite expensive. This is very disappointing because I like …

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    Tomato Pasta Sauce Takikomigohan

    I have been trying to find out the best method to cook tomato flavoured ‘Takikomigohan (rice that is cooked with ingredients and seasonings)’. After having made some errors, I know now that the easiest and the best way is using a good tomato pasta sauce. It already contains Olive Oil, Garlic, well cooked Onions, Herbs …

  • Fish Takikomigohan

    Snapper Takikomigohan

    Red Seabream Snapper is a fish that is called ‘Madai’ in Japan, and it is known as an auspicious food. The fish is often served for New Year’s celebration and special occasions to celebrate the events. This ‘Snapper Takikomigohan’ is also a quite special rice dish, but you don’t need to wait for a special …

  • Mushrooms Other Seafood Takikomigohan

    Scallops Enoki Takikomigohan

    I am very fond of ‘Takikomigohan’ which is seasoned rice cooked with vegetables, mushrooms, seafood or chicken. As you can find quite a few recipes of ‘Takikomigohan’ on this site, I cook them often. Here is another one. I always use less-expensive frozen small scallops for this dish, but large good quality ones are just …

  • Fish Takikomigohan

    Salmon Takikomigohan

    If you love salmon, you would love this rice dish. Using rice cooker, it is absolutely easy to make such an elegant looking and nutritious dish. I used just salmon this time, but sometimes I add Carrot, shredded Kombu (Kelp) and some Asian Mushrooms such as Shimeji or Shiitake, and you can mix in Edamame …

  • Curry Takikomigohan

    Curry Chicken Takikomigohan

    This is curry flavoured ‘Takikomigohan’ that is popular among children. However, my recipe is not for young children because it is quite spicy. I used to cook all ingredients together using rice cooker, but later I discovered the flavour is much better when Onion and Chicken are pre-cooked. You only need one frying pan to …

  • Squid & Octopus Takikomigohan

    Squid ‘Okowa’ Glutinous Rice

    Steamed glutinous rice dishes can be cooked by rice cooker. It’s much easier and quicker, which is more suitable for our modern lifestyle. Just like other my glutinous rice dishes, this dish is also really yummy and easy to cook. If you like ‘Mochi’, you would love its rubbery texture. Makes 4 to 6 Servings …

  • Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    Garlic Mushroom Takikomigohan

    Mushroom lovers would enjoy this dish. Rice and the sautéed Mushrooms are cooked in the soy flavoured broth of your choice. Mushroom need to be pre-cooked with Butter, but it is a quick and easy process. Butter & Soy Sauce is a yummy combination and crunchy mushrooms are simply delicious! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Short …

  • Pork Takikomigohan

    Pork ‘Okowa’ Glutinous Rice

    ‘Okowa’ is a type of glutinous rice dish and it’s my favourite. I love ‘Okowa’ dishes, especially the one my mother used to cook by steaming. This Pork ‘Okowa’ recipe is inspired by Chinese rice dumplings made of glutinous rice stuffed with other ingredients and wrapped in large leaves. The triangular shaped dumplings are usually …

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