Vegetables

  • Vegetables

    Theo’s Green Tomato & Onion Preserve

    Theo is my husband’s grand father. Theo used to grow vegetables for a hobby and this is his recipe that was originally called ‘Green Tomato Pickles.’ However, it is not pickled Green Tomatoes. The recipe says the ingredients need to be boiled for 20 minutes. It is a kind of relish. You may wish to …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta Vegetables

    Quick & Easy Broccoli Spaghetti

    Using my pan-steam-frying method, cooking Broccoli is quick and easy. If you coarsely chop up, it can be cooked in a few minutes. Just a few tablespoons Water does the magic. I add Bacon but it is optional as it can be vegetarian. This dish can be cooked with OR without Cream. You can add …

  • Mushrooms Vegetables

    Simmered Shiitake & Carrot

    When I cook ‘Simmered Shiitake’, I most likely add some vegetables such as Lotus Root, Bamboo Shoot OR Gobō, etc. Most them are hard to find where I live. The easiest option is Carrot. This is a typical Japanese dish, though you would never come across at Japanese restaurants. It is absolutely easy to cook. …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Simmered Hairy Melon & Pork

    One day about 20 years ago, I was walking on a street in Melbourne with Liana, my sister in law, and my daughter who was very young then. In front of a greengrocer, a vegetable caught my eyes. ‘Hairy Melon? That’s a unique name for a vegetable. Is it hairy?’ Liana touched it and said, …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Rice Cooker Spring Vegetable Frittata

    First of all, this Frittata can be baked in the oven. However, if you have a rice cooker that has ‘Cake’ setting, it is super easy. You can use any vegetables that you think are suitable to cook with Egg and Cheese. Today I used Asparagus, Green Beans, Broccoli, Broad Beans, Sugar Snap Peas and …

  • Mushrooms Vegetables

    Black Fungus & Cucumber Namul

    I know some people are not happy this black edible fungus is called ‘Black Fungus’. Jelly Mushroom sounds better, but it misrepresents what this fungus is as its texture is so different from many mushrooms. I call it ‘Black Fungus’ as it is called so in Melbourne where I live. This is a Korean inspired …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Carrot & Tuna Sesame Salad

    This is a Korean ‘Namul’ inspired salad. It is absolutely easy to make, yet really yummy. As I always use a can of Tuna in Springwater, I add a reasonable amount of Salt, but you need to alter the amount of Salt. If you use Tuna in Oil, you may wish to use the Oil …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Rice Cooker Broccoli & Cauliflower Frittata

    If your rice cooker has ‘Cake’ setting, it is easy to cook Frittata OR crust-less Quiche. I have shared some my Rice Cooker Frittata recipes on this website. Today I want to share another super easy one. If you have some leftover cooked Broccoli & Cauliflower, it is quick and easy. You can add other …

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