celery

  • Vegetables

    Overnight Pickled Vegetable Sticks

    I love Pickled Vegetables and I often snack them. However, store-bought Pickled Vegetables are often too sour and too salty for snacking. That’s why I make these Overnight Pickled Vegetable Sticks. I pack a small jar with Vegetable sticks, pour the pickle brine, and leave it in the fridge overnight. They are ready to enjoy …

  • Vegetables

    Quick Pickled Celery

    When I serve Japanese style dinner, I always serve a small plate of vegetable along with Rice, Soup and Main Dish. It is supposed to be a simple vegetable dish, such as pickled vegetable OR ‘Aemono’, Japanese style salad. This is a simple dish of Celery. The flavour should be subtle and refreshing. Makes 4 …

  • Beef Vegetables

    Beef Guinness Stew

    Beef Stew is a simple dish. You cook Beef and Vegetables in stock OR water until soft and season with Salt & Pepper. Guinness Beer is popularly used, and many people add Tomato Paste and Herbs. There are many different methods, and this is how I cook it. I have found it difficult to cook …

  • Vegetables

    Celery Salad with Sesame Dressing

    The Sesame Dressing that I used for this salad is very versatile. It goes so well with many things. I wondered if the celery hater in my family would eat Celery if with this dressing. I don’t know if he enjoyed the salad, but he ate Celery, though he left a few slices on his …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta Vegetables

    Pasta Salad with Sour Cream Dressing

    Macaroni Salad is the most popular salad in Japan and I have my own recipe. It’s a lovely salad and I have been making it repeatedly for decades. The same Macaroni Salad again and again, and I wanted to make something different today. This is my American inspired Pasta Salad, but still tastes Japanese as …

  • Vegetables

    Oil-Free ‘Namasu’ Coleslaw

    ‘Namasu’ is a Japanese dish of vegetables, most commonly Daikon and Carrot, that is seasoned with Salt, Sugar and Vinegar. I often crave for ‘Namasu’, particularly when I am physically tired. Today I didn’t have Daikon, so I used Cabbage. I added other vegetables as well. It’s ended up a coleslaw, but in the same …

  • Vegetables

    Celery & Bamboo Shoot ‘Tsukudani’

    ‘Tsukudani’ is a Japanese dish of commonly small Fish or Sea Vegetables cooked in Mirin (OR Sake), Sugar and Soy Sauce to preserve the ingredients. Vegetables are also cooked in the same way. They are great condiments for freshly cooked rice. Today I cooked Celery with canned Bamboo Shoot as they are very suitable for …

  • Takikomigohan

    Rice Cooker Jambalaya

    I have shared my ‘Oven-Baked Jambalaya’ recipe on this website. It is quite easy to cook. But today, I didn’t have enough energy. I wanted to cook it in the easiest possible way. The Rice Cooker is the best method. I placed the Chicken pieces at the bottom as I wanted to brown them. How …

  • Bread Chicken

    Chicken Rolls

    You might know what inspired me to make this Chicken stuffed Bread Rolls. I am not a member of THAT supermarket and I don’t do shopping there. But I heard about the supermarket’s food called ‘Chicken Bake’ and it sounded very yummy, so I tried to make it. My version tastes great! Makes 2 Large …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Fried Tofu Salad

    Tofu is becoming more popular as a plant-based protein. I use it quite often for many dishes. When Tofu is fried, outer parts become crunchy, and add extra texture and flavour. Fried Tofu is great for salads. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 200g Firm TofuSaltOil for cooking3 to 4 cupfuls Vegetables of your choice*Note: Today I …

  • Beef

    My Beef Casserole

    ‘Beef Casserole’ was an eye-opening dish for me to learn. It is EASY to prepare if you have an oven, and a very comforting dish. My husband grew up with this type of dish, which is supposed to be served with Mashed Potato. It seemed there were popular casserole seasoning mixes, and my husband even …

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