carrot

  • Ramen Vegetables

    Crispy Noodles With Stir-Fry

    When I was living in Japan, this was the dish I ordered at the Chinese restaurants almost all the time. It was the dish of crispy golden brown fried noodles covered with delicious seafood & vegetable stir-fry. I recently discovered that I can easily make the crispy noodles by frying Uncooked Fresh Chinese Egg Noodles. …

  • Mushrooms Pork Vegetables

    ‘Ponzu’ Stir-fried Pork, Enoki & Vegetables

    ‘Ponzu’ is a Japanese citrus-based sauce that is popularly used as dipping sauce and marinade. It is also a great seasoning sauce for salad and stir-fries. It’s so handy to keep a bottle of ‘Ponzu’ in the fridge for alway. Find my ‘Ponzu’ recipe here. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 100g Pork *thinly sliced, cut into …

  • Mushrooms Shirataki & Itokonnyaku Vegetables

    ‘Kimpira’ Enoki, Carrot & Itokonnyaku

    ‘Kimpira’ is a Japanese dish of vegetables that is stir-fried and seasoned with Mirin (Sugar) & Soy Sauce. Commonly root vegetables are used but Mushrooms and Konnyaku (Konjac) are popular ingredients, too. Enjoy this stir-fry with freshly cooked rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 200g Enoki200g Itokonnyaku *OR Konjac noodles1 Carrot1 tablespoon Oil2 tablespoons Soy Sauce1 …

  • Egg Potato Vegetables

    Stir-fried Vegetable Nest & Eggs

    This is another dish that I used to cook quite often when I was a financially challenged Uni student. The essential ingredients are 1 Potato and 1-2 Eggs. You only need a frying pan. Add whatever vegetables you have in hand to make such a great looking and nutritious dish. You may wish to add …

  • Chicken Vegetables

    Chicken Salad With Spicy Sauce

    When you feel like something refreshing but spicy, try this salad. Chicken can be replaced with fish, prawns, squid, tofu, etc. Add plenty of salad vegetables, because with this spicy sauce, you will want to eat more vegetables. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 300g Chicken Breast Fillet(s)1 small piece Ginger *grated1 tablespoon Sake (Rice Wine)1/4 teaspoon …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Bread

    Carrot Bread

    This Carrot Bread is not very sweet. Because I stared baking it for my then very young children as a substitute for bread, and I didn’t want it sweet at all. Today I added Sugar, and you may wish to add even more Sugar to make it properly sweet cake, but I like to eat …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Mazegohan Takikomigohan

    Carrot Rice

    My son was a very fussy eater when he was young. He hated most vegetables. Luckily he loved curry and if vegetables were in curry, he ate anything. But I couldn’t cook curry every day, so I needed to be creative. This ‘Carrot Rice’ was one of my creations to make him eat vegetables. I …

  • Vegetables

    ‘Kimpira’ Carrot & Black Fungus

    ‘Kimpira’ is a Japanese dish of vegetables, commonly root vegetables, that is stir-fried and seasoned with Mirin (Sugar) & Soy Sauce. My mother always used Gobo (burdock root) for the dish, but it is almost impossible to find Gobo in Melbourne where I live. The most commonly available root vegetable is Carrot. I add Black …

  • Beans & Peas

    Mixed Beans Wasabi Mayo Salad

    ‘Canned Mixed Beans (Four Beans), Edamame and Carrot’ is my favourite combination for a quick bean salad. Sometimes I add other salad vegetables such as Cucumber and Lettuce. Dress the salad with various dressings, but this is my absolute favourite. It’s ‘Japanese Mayonnaise, Soy Sauce and Wasabi’. If you don’t like Wasabi, try Garlic Chilli …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Mixed Beans Mustard Salad

    I often make salad using canned Mixed Beans and Edamame beans. And for the bean salad, the essential ingredient is crunchy fresh Carrot. You can add other crunchy fresh vegetables such as Radish and Cucumber, but Carrot’s crunchiness is absolutely the best match to the Edamame beans which have quite crunchy texture. Makes 4 Servings …

  • Egg Vegetables

    ‘Shiri Shiri’ Carrots

    I recently discovered that this dish is originated in Okinawa Island in Japan, and the dish has its name. ‘Shiri Shiri’ means thinly sliced strips of vegetables in Okinawan language. ‘Shiri Shiri’ Carrot are stir-fried with Tuna and Egg, then seasoned with Salt, or Soy Sauce if you prefer. My daughter, who is a big …

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