cabbage

  • Vegetables

    Red Cabbage & Fennel Coleslaw

    My ‘Fennel & Apple Coleslaw’ is so refreshing and it can go well with BBQ, Fried Chicken, Sausages, etc. Today I made it with Red Cabbage and I added Red Onion. The result was brilliant. This extra crunchy coleslaw with a striking colour and a tangy flavour will be a winner! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Shirataki & Itokonnyaku

    Low-Calorie Cabbage & Shirataki Soup

    ‘Shirataki’ is Konjac Noodles that has almost no calories. Cabbage is a popular vegetable to eat when you try to lose weight. Protein is important, so I added Boiled Egg. This soup is a healthy version of Ramen Soup, and definitely low in calories. You can add other vegetables to make this soup more nutritious. …

  • Vegetables

    Red Cabbage & Corn Slaw

    Red Cabbage is very crunchy. For this salad, I slightly soften it first. You can use your favourite Coleslaw dressing, but it shouldn’t be too sweet, as Sweet Corn adds lovely sweet flavour to it. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 300g Red Cabbage *1/6 of large head1 Carrot1/2 teaspoon Salt1/2 cup Corn Kernels *Frozen Kernels are …

  • Hot Pot & Hot Plate

    Mizutaki

    ‘Mizutaki’ is one of the most popular Nabe (Hot Pot) dishes in Japan. ‘Mizutaki’ means ‘cooked in water’. Chicken and a variety of Vegetables are cooked in water, sometimes with a piece of Kombu (Kelp). However, they are most commonly cooked in Chicken Stock these days. When Chicken and Vegetables are cooked, you may take …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Steam-Fried Pork Belly & Cabbage

    This is a dish I repeatedly cook especially when the weather is cold. As you can read in the method, it is super easy to cook. And the dish is comfortingly delicious. I always season it very simply as I believe that’s the best way to season this dish. You may wish to add other …

  • Vegetables

    Fennel & Apple Coleslaw

    Some people find the flavour of Fennel too strong and don’t want to eat it uncooked. How about adding it to everyone’s favourite Coleslaw? I added Apple as well. This Coleslaw is quite sweet and fruity, and Fennel’s anise-like aroma and flavour bring the Coleslaw to a next level. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1/2 bulb …

  • Somen & Hiyamugi

    Sir-fried Rice Vermicelli

    I used to cook this dish using already seasoned Dry Rice Vermicelli in Japan. A company called ‘Kenmin Foods’ produces delicious Rice Vermicelli products. I recently saw the products on the internet and I was nostalgic. I tried to cook the dish using commonly available unseasoned Dry Rice Vermicelli. I seasoned it simply and the …

  • Okonomiyaki

    Oven-baked Okonomiyaki with Ham & Egg

    It takes time to cook ‘Okonomiyaki’, especially when you make many. When I cook it for whole family, I bake one large Okonomiyaki in the oven. Today’s Okonomiyaki is about 40 x 30cm. Such a jumbo Okonomiyaki can’t be flipped over, but I don’t need to to do so as I bake it in the …

  • Beef Spaghetti & Pasta

    Yakiniku Spaghetti

    Italian Pasta such as Spaghetti are very suitable for Asian flavours. Mix Spaghetti with stir-fried Beef & Vegetables seasoned with Yakiniku (Japanese style BBQ) Sauce. It’s a simple and easy to prepare dish, and absolutely yummy! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Spaghetti150 to 200g thinly sliced Beef1/2 Onion2 Cabbage Leaves1/2 Carrot1/4 to 1/2 Capsicum1 …

  • Baked & Fried Rice

    Chikuwa & Cabbage Fried Rice

    ‘Chikuwa’ is a tube-shape Japanese fishcake made from Surimi (fish paste). As Chikuwa was much cheaper than chicken or meat, my mother often used it for many dishes. This fried rice is one of them. She seasoned it simply and I loved it. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 Eggs *lightly whisked1 tablespoon Oil2 Cabbage Leaves …

  • Miso Soup

    Potato & Sweet Corn Miso Butter Soup

    Hokkaido is the northern island of Japan and famous for the fresh food they produce. High quality dairy products are particularly famous and Butter is one of them. Adding Butter to Miso Soup was unthinkable for me until I saw a TV ad many years ago. Miso Soup with Butter is really good, especially with …

  • Gyoza Pork

    Pork & Cabbage Rolled Gyoza

    Everyone loves Gyoza. It’s a great fun family activity to make them, too. My children always wanted to help me making them when they were very young, but traditional wrapping method was too difficult for young children. These Rolled Gyoza are easy to make. Instead of wrapping them, just roll them up! Today I used …

  • Pork Ramen

    ‘Nikomi’ Simmered Miso Ramen

    This is one of my childhood dishes. My mother used to cook this in a large pot for whole family of five. Ramen Noodles tend to get quite soft as they are cooked in the soup with other ingredients. She used particular Noodles that were made for this dish, but I use Japanese Instant Miso …

  • Miso Soup Pork

    Pork & Cabbage Miso Soup

    Pork and Miso go very well together. ‘Butajiru’, OR ‘Tonjiru’, is a very popular Pork and Miso soup. You need a variety of ingredients to make it, but this simple Pork and Cabbage only version is also delicious. You can add other vegetables such as Onion, Carrot, Shiitake, or etc. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 …

  • Vegetables

    Crunchy Spicy Cabbage & Cucumber

    This is a salad that I can’t stop eating. The soft and sweet and juicy Cabbage is the essential ingredient. Use inner parts of sweet Cabbage in season. Hard and bitter Cabbage is not suitable. I always make a large volume of it, because this salad is very tasty next day, only if I have …

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