Vegetables

  • Vegetables

    Cabbage Outer Leaf Chips

    In Melbourne where I live, the price of Cabbage is unbelievable lately. The other day I bought a Savoy Cabbage and didn’t want to waste the outer leaves that were quite tough. Then I did an experiment. I have heard of Kale Chips, which is oven-baked Kale leaves. I baked Cabbage outer leaves in the …

  • Vegetables

    Avocado with ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce

    If you have leftover ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce, try this delicious dish. Simply pour the sauce over Avocado and add some Spring Onion. I added some Crispy Chilli Oil as well. This dish is great with chilled Beer. It is, of course, delicious with freshly cooked rice. You don’t have ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce? It’s easy to make. Try …

  • Beef Pork Vegetables

    ‘Golubtsi’ Stuffed Capsicums

    Several years ago, I received a message form a person, whose name was Asa, about Cabbage Rolls. She wrote that Cabbage Rolls are known as ‘Golubtsi’ in Eastern European region where her family is from, and she introduced me a ‘lazy’ form of ‘Golubtsi’. She kindly gave me her recipe and I have shared it …

  • Vegetables

    Daikon & Carrot ‘Namasu’ with Cranberries

    Daikon & Carrot ‘Namasu’ is a very simple Japanese salad, that is often prepared for New Year celebration because of the joyful red & white colours. I often crave it when I am physically tired. Normally I use Rice Vinegar to make this salad, but I used White Wine Vinegar today, and added Dried Cranberries. …

  • Vegetables

    Simmered Bamboo Shoots

    Spring has arrived in Melbourne. Flowers are coming out. If I were in Japan, I should be able to see Bamboo shoots are coming out, too. Fresh Bamboo Shoots are seasonal delicacy and I would love to enjoy them in spring. But I can’t have Fresh Bamboo Shoots where I live. Today I purchased already …

  • Vegetables

    Cucumber & Avocado Yoghurt Salad

    One day I added fresh Cucumber and Avocato to leftover Tzatziki (Yoghurt & Cucumber Dip), and that was the beginning of this salad. You don’t need Tzatziki. You need the same ingredients to make Tzatziki, and combine them in a different way. This salad is absolutely quick and easy to make. I recommend to cut …

  • Chicken Vegetables

    Stir-fried Chicken Breast, Capsicum & Bamboo Shoot

    There is a Chinese stir-fry dish of Beef, Capsicum and Bamboo Shoot. This is my Chicken version of it. Thinly sliced Chicken Breast is best suitable for this stir-fry. Bamboo Shoot is essential. Canned Bamboo Shoot is available from Asian Grocery stores and many supermarket stores. It doesn’t take long to cook thinly sliced Chicken …

  • Pork Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Stir-fried Pork & Tofu Skin

    I recently discovered some Tofu Skin (Bean Curd Skin) products can be used as noodles. Some products might be too soft, but the Chinese Bean Curd Sticks I purchased have firmer texture. When the twisted sticks are rehydrated and softened, they can be cut into noodles. These noodles can be a life saver for those …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Tofu Skin Salad

    The Chinese Dried Tofu Skin Sticks (Bean Curd Sticks) that I purchased get softened in warm water very quickly. When the twisted sticks are rehydrated and softened, they tend to loosen up and go back to the sheets. Today I sliced them into noodles and made this salad. It’s a Vegan dish, that is packed …

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