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  • Fish Sushi

    Sashimi Chirashi-zushi

    The number of recipes that I have shared on this website reached 2000. I wanted to celebrate the achievement. Japanese people often celebrate special occasions with Sushi. So, I decided to make this Sashimi Chirashi-zushi, a type of Sushi, that is a very special dish for me because Sashimi is not easy to find where …

  • Takikomigohan Tofu & Soy Protein

    Yuba (Tofu Skin) & Carrot Takikomigohan

    The other day, when I wanted to eat ‘Abura-age & Carrot Takikomigohan’, that is one of my favourite ‘Takikomigohan’ dishes, but I didn’t have ‘Abura-age’ (Fried Thin Tofu), I decided to use ‘Yuba’ (Tofu Skin) instead. ‘Yuba’ is very different from ‘Abura-age’, but both are made from Soy Beans. So, I tried to cook it …

  • Pork Takikomigohan

    Pork Speck Takikomigohan

    ‘Takikomigohan’ is a Japanese dish of Rice that is cooked with other ingredients and seasonings. It can be in any flavours. Today’s main ingredient is Pork Speck that I usually use for soups. To get the maximum flavours from the Speck, place it in the pot first, underneath the Rice, so that Speck will get …

  • Pork Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Stir-fried Pork & Tofu Skin

    I recently discovered some Tofu Skin (Bean Curd Skin) products can be used as noodles. Some products might be too soft, but the Chinese Bean Curd Sticks I purchased have firmer texture. When the twisted sticks are rehydrated and softened, they can be cut into noodles. These noodles can be a life saver for those …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Tofu Skin Salad

    The Chinese Dried Tofu Skin Sticks (Bean Curd Sticks) that I purchased get softened in warm water very quickly. When the twisted sticks are rehydrated and softened, they tend to loosen up and go back to the sheets. Today I sliced them into noodles and made this salad. It’s a Vegan dish, that is packed …

  • Other Soup Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Kōya Dōfu Pot-au-feu

    Kōya Dōfu is freeze-dried Tofu. They say it originated in the mid 16th century in Japan. It is still popular and a variety of Kōya Dōfu products are available. In Melbourne where I live, you can find it at Japanese grocery stores. Kōya Dōfu is like a hard dried sponge and it is very easy …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Lentil Salad

    Canned Beans are very handy to stock in the pantry. Using them, a nice salad like this one can be made very easily. You may wish to cook Lentils by yourself as it doesn’t take long to cook them. I still enjoy using Canned Lentils. Today I used Cucumber, Grape Tomatoes, Carrot, Red Capsicum and …

  • Fish Udon Vegetables

    Mackerel ‘Chan-Chan-Yaki’ Udon

    ‘Chan-Chan-Yaki’ is originally a fishermen’s dish from Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island. Salmon is used for the dish, but it is delicious with Mackerel. I have shared my ‘Mackerel Chan-Chan-Yaki Rice Bowl’ on this website. This is Udon Noodle version of the dish. I used Canned Mackerel. It’s another quick & easy dish, very filling and …

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