avocado

  • Vegetables

    ‘Goma-ae’ Avocado

    ‘Goma-ae’ is a Japanese dish of vegetables dressed with sweet sesame seed sauce. Sesame Seeds need to be toasted, and Sugar and Soy Sauce are used to make the sauce. Depending on the vegetables that I use, I sometimes add extra ingredients such as Chilli. For Avocado, I highly recommend to add a little bit …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Edamame Mixed Beans Salad

    Frozen Edamame (Young Soy Beans) are available from many supermarket stores these days. Edamame is a great snack, and also a fantastic cooking ingredient. If you have never used Edamame for cooking before, Salad is the easiest option for you to try. I often mix Edamame with Canned Mixed Beans to make a salad. I …

  • Chicken Sushi

    Teriyaki Chicken Salad Sushi

    This is a variation of ‘Chirashi-zushi’ that is a type of Sushi. ‘Chirashi-zushi’ is a kind of decorated rice salad and a variety of ingredients can be used. Teriyaki Chicken is my Aussie family’s favourite ingredient. Today I added all leftover salad vegetables that I could find in the fridge. Radish was surprisingly good. Makes …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish Sushi

    Smoked Salmon Poke Bowl

    I have been craving Poke Bowl for weeks. I kept visiting a local fish shop to find Sashimi grade fresh Tuna, but I couldn’t find it. I have given up and made this Poke Bowl using Smoked Salmon, which is available from any supermarket stores. Holy moly, it was good! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients Sushi …

  • Soba Vegetables

    Avocado Soba Salad with ‘Mentsuyu’ Sauce

    On a hot summer day, what I want to eat is something cold such as cold noodles. Today I mixed Green Tea Soba Noodles with Salad Vegetables. I love to eat it with Mentsuyu (Japanese Noodle Dipping Sauce). I added Avocado, which instantly elevated the dish to next level. Avocado matches well with the Soy …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Salmon, Kimchi & Avocado Rice Bowl

    Salmon Sashimi (uncooked Salmon slices) can be enjoyed with Soy Sauce and a little bit of Wasabi, and that’s the most popular way to enjoy it. But, do you know Salmon Sashimi goes really well with Kimchi? Today I added Avocado as well, and made into a rice bowl dish. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 60 …

  • Beans & Peas Cheese Vegetables

    Edamame & Fetta Cheese Salad

    Edamame, young Soy Beans, has become so popular and it is widely available in Australia. I often purchase Frozen Edamame Beans that are already removed from pods. Edamame Beans are absolutely versatile and can be used for so many dishes just like Frozen Peas. Today I simply mixed with Fetta Cheese, Cucumber and Avocado. This …

  • Sushi

    Decorated Sushi Cake

    In Japan, there is a type of Sushi called ‘Oshi-zushi’, that is made by pressing Sushi Rice and Toppings into a special mould, then it is cut into bite sized pieces to serve. This is a variation of it and it has become very popular. A round cake tin is used as mould, and it …

  • Beans & Peas Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Spicy Natto & Avocado Rice Bowl

    This is a plant-protein-packed power rice bowl dish. Spicy condiments such as Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) and Gochujang (Korean Spicy Miso) go very well with Nattō. I know some people find the smell of Nattō too overpowering, but this dish is not too bad. Sesame Oil makes the dish smell more appetising. Makes 1 …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Taco Rice

    ‘Taco Rice’ is actually a Japanese dish and it was first created in Okinawa, once American-Occupied Japanese island. It consists of taco-flavoured Beef Mince (OR Beef & Pork Mince) served on rice with shredded Lettuce, Tomato and shredded Cheese. Many people use Ketchup and Japanese Worcestershire Sauce to season Taco Beef. I don’t use Ketchup …

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