carrot

  • Beef Takikomigohan

    ‘Yakiniku’ Beef Takikomigohan

    ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce is a dipping sauce for Japanese style BBQ, but ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce can be used as a seasoning sauce for many dishes. The other day, I shared my Fried Rice recipe. This is a Takikomigohan recipe. Again, to season the dish, you only need ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce, nothing else. Using a rice cooker, this dish …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Potato Chips (Crisps) Coleslaw

    Every time I use Potato Chips (Crisps) for cooking, I receive negative response from some people. Good quality Potato Chips are basically Fried Potato that is seasoned. Why can’t we use it for cooking? I have no problem about using it for Salads. ‘Carrot & Potato Chips Salad’ and ‘Spinach, Lettuce & Potato Chips Salad’ …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    ‘Yakiniku’ Beef Rice Bowl

    This is my Korean Bibimbap-inspired rice bowl, that can be made easily if you have ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce. Today I added leftover Spinach ‘Namul’ and Carrot ‘Namul’, both are Korean style dishes, but you can add stir-fried Vegetables of your choice, and you can season the stir-fry with ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce as well. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients …

  • Vegetables

    Carrot ‘Namul’

    Korean ‘Namul’ and Japan’s ‘Aemono’ are same type of dish, that is basically seasoned Vegetables. Sesame Oil is commonly used to season ‘Namul’. There are multiple methods to make Carrot ‘Namul’. Some people microwave Carrot, some people just add Salt and massage, but I have found stir-frying is the easiest and this method makes Carrot …

  • Vegetables

    Spinach Salad with Hummus Dressing

    I wanted to used up the leftover Hummus and made it into a salad dressing. Then I dressed Baby Spinach with the Hummus Dressing. For a colour, I also added Carrot. The salad was not bad, but it was lacking something. And the something was Onion!!! If you are not a fan of fresh Onion, …

  • Chicken Other Soup

    Low-Calorie Chicken Creamy Soup

    Recently I have been cooking low-calorie soups for my husband every day. I am good at making low-calorie soups because Japanese soups are basically low-calorie as we don’t use Oil and Butter. We simply boil a variety of ingredients in stock. I cooked this ‘Chicken Creamy Soup’ in the same way and thickened it using …

  • Vegetables

    Savoury Carrot Pancake

    Grated Carrot is often used for sweet pancakes. I tried to make a savoury pancake today. The pancake turned very sweet because Carrot turns sweet when cooked. Carrot might be more suitable for sweet pancakes, but this savoury pancake was actually delicious with Japanese Mayonnaise OR salty sauce such as Kimchi Flavoured Sauce. If you …

  • Mushrooms Vegetables

    Simmered Konnyaku (Konjac) & Shiitake

    This is a very simple Japanese home-cooked dish. The main ingredients are Konnyaku (Konjac) and Shiitake Mushrooms. I often add extra ingredients such as Carrot, Daikon, Lotus Root, Chikuwa (Japanese tubular shape fishcake), Chicken, OR etc. Today I added Carrot and Fish Balls. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 block (250g) Konnyaku (Konjac)25g Dried Shiitake Mushrooms1 …

  • Beans & Peas Potato Vegetables

    Stewed Lentils & Chorizo

    I was supposed to be cooking Dahl (Lentil Curry) today. I decided to add Chorizo that I had in the fridge for a while. As I know Chorizo is Spanish and ‘Spanish’ suggested me to add Garlic and Paprika. I added Carrot and Potatoes as well. The dish ended up such a stew, but it …

  • Egg Fish Vegetables

    Butter Garlic ‘Shiri Shiri’ Carrots

    ‘Shiri Shiri Carrots’ is originated in Okinawa Island in Japan. ‘Shiri Shiri’ means thinly sliced strips of vegetables in Okinawan language. I always cook this dish with Dashi Powder and a little bit of Soy Sauce. Today I cooked it with Butter and Garlic, and seasoned with Salt & Black Pepper only. It was delicious. …

  • 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 …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Mackerel ‘Chan-Chan-Yaki’ Rice Bowl

    ‘Chan-Chan-Yaki’ is originally a fishermen’s dish from Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island. Salmon is used for the dish, and I have shared my easy version ‘Salmon Chan-Chan-Yaki Rice Bowl’ on this website. It can be made with Canned Mackerel. This is a super quick & easy dish, very filling and nutritious, and absolutely delicious. Makes 1 …

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