Vegetables

  • Fish Vegetables

    Chikuwa & Spring Onion Pancake

    Using ‘Tempura’ Batter, that can be made with Plain Flour, Potato Starch, Egg and Water, you can make a variety of savoury pancakes. Today I used Chikuwa (Japanese Tube-shape Fish Cakes) and Spring Onions. You can use Garlic Chives instead of Spring Onions. Add as much as you want if you can combine with the …

  • Beef Ramen Vegetables

    Stir-fried Instant Ramen

    ‘Instant Ramen Noodles’ is a complete package that comes with Dry Noodles and Seasoning Powder, often with Spices and Flavoured Oil as well. Using the Noodles and Seasoning Powder, I cooked this stir-fry today. As the dish smelled so good, I took this photo in case I would want to share how I cooked it. …

  • Dips & Spreads Nuts Vegetables

    Red Capsicum & Walnut Dip (Muhammara)

    This is the dip that my daughter and I made with Red Capsicums that had been dumped in bin. Food waste is becoming a serious social problem in Australia where I live. Still edible vegetables and fruit that stores can’t sell should be utilised, but they are actually wasted. Wonky vegetables and fruit are the …

  • Chicken Dough Vegetables

    Chicken Pot Pie

    It’s January now. In Melbourne where I live, it is summer and supposed to be hot, but it’s been cold last few days. I wanted to cook something warm and comforting today. So, I decided to bake this Chicken Pot Pie. Shortcrust Pastry is not hard to make, but you may prefer using store-bought Pastry. …

  • Beef Other Soup Vegetables

    Simple Beef & Vegetable Soup

    This is a very simple soup that is actually super easy to cook. No special technic is required. You cut the ingredients and cook them in a pot until soft, then season with Salt and Pepper. Today I used Beef that was already cut for stir-fry, so I didn’t need to cut it. This recipe …

  • Beans & Peas Cheese Vegetables

    Mixed Beans & Haloumi Salad

    This salad is a variation of my ‘Edamame Mixed Beans Salad’. I often add Fetta Cheese to the salad, but today I added fried Haloumi and plenty of leafy salad vegetables. It’s a perfect side dish, but it can be a nutritious meal. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup Edamame Beans *thawed if frozen1 can …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Potato & Carrot Pancake

    To make batter for this type of savoury pancake, I use Plain Flour, Potato Starch and Egg, just like ‘Tempura’ batter. You can use Plain Flour only, OR you may prefer Self-Raising Flour for softer texture. Today I made a large pancake and cut into bite-size pieces. Of course you can make smaller pancakes. Enjoy …

  • Chicken Curry Pork Vegetables

    Quick & Easy Pumpkin Curry

    There are many Pumpkin Curry recipes out there, but I just don’t have the ingredients that are required for those recipes. I always have a tin of S&B Curry Powder which I love, and I make a variety of curries using it. Today I seasoned this Pumpkin Curry with the S&B Curry Powder, Soy Sauce …

  • Vegetables

    Sweet Corn & Cheese Bake

    The other day, my daughter took me to a Korean restaurant and introduced me some Korean dishes. One of her favourites was grilled Corn & Cheese which was served in a cast iron plate. It was very sweet. I recreated it in my way using my pie dish, and in the flavour that I like. …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Kombu (Kelp), Wombok & Tuna Salad

    The product of thinly sliced Kombu (Kelp) that looks like coated with Salt is often called ‘Shio Kombu’ (塩昆布) in Japanese. As it is strongly seasoned, you can use it as a seasoning. Today I mixed it with salted Wombok. I enjoyed this dish with freshly cooked Rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1/4 Wombok *Today …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Rice Cooker Eggplant & Mushrooms Frittata

    My Rice Cooker Frittata recipe is very versatile. You can add any ingredients of your choice to the Egg Mixture. Today I added Eggplant & Mushrooms. Red Capsicum OR Tomatoes can be a good addition to this Frittata. You need to precook Vegetables, but once you combined all ingredients and placed the mixture into the …

  • Okonomiyaki Vegetables

    Wombok Okonomiyaki

    Japan’s famous savoury pancake ‘Okonomiyaki’ is commonly made with Cabbage, but other vegetables can be used, and I have shared my recipes on this website. Today I used Wombok, and it worked fine. The texture of the thick white parts of Wombok is lovely in Okonomiyaki, however, ‘Wombok Okonomiyaki’ tends to become wet as more …

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