chilli

  • Chicken Soba

    Crispy Chilli Oil Chicken & Soba Noodles

    ‘Lao Gan Ma’ brand Crispy Chilli Oil is very popular among the Chinese food enthusiasts. It is available internationally. In Melbourne where I live, even ordinary supermarket stores sell it. This Crispy Chilli Oil is not very spicy and can be used as a seasoning. Today I mixed some leftover Roasted Chicken with the Crispy …

  • Chicken

    Crispy Chilli Oil Chicken

    A young woman, whose name is Lisa, introduced me ‘Lao Gan Ma’ Crispy Chilli Oil. She tried one of my recipes and posted a photo of what she cooked. She placed a reddish brownish yummy looking thing on top of the dish, which was not included in my recipe. I asked Lisa what it was. …

  • Pork Spaghetti & Pasta

    Garlic Chilli Pork & Broccoli Spaghetti

    When I need to cook Broccoli for a Spaghetti dish, I usually cook Broccoli in the same salty water that is cooking Spaghetti. When Spaghetti are half-cooked, I add Broccoli to the water, and it works fine. However, for this dish, there is an alternative way and Broccoli tastes much better. It’s my favourite steam-frying …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein

    Cold Tofu with Garlic Spring Onion & Fried Shallot

    There is a popular Japanese dish called ‘Hiyayakko’. It is basically cold soft type Tofu. You can eat it with just Soy Sauce, but we often add a variety of condiments, herbs, vegetables, etc. Spring Onion and Bonito Flakes are popular. I like Kimchi. ‘Hiyayakko’ is a quick and easy dish that is perfect on …

  • Vegetables

    Zucchini with Garlic, Chilli and Sesame

    This is a dish of Zucchini that is quickly stir-fried and seasoned with Soy Sauce. Absolutely quick and easy dish. I strongly recommend to use Sesame Oil made from Roasted Sesame Seeds to stir-fry Zucchini. Enjoy with chilled Beer OR freshly cooked Rice, etc. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1 Zucchini *thinly sliced about 2-3mm thin1 …

  • Nuts Sweets

    Chilli Sugar Coated Peanuts

    I often make Sugar Coated Nuts. It is very easy to make and it doesn’t take long at all. ‘Cinnamon Sugar Coated Almonds’ are the most popular, but you can use other Nuts and other Spices. Today I used Peanuts and added Ground Chilli. Chilli and Sugar are a good combination. It’s quite addictive. Ingredients …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Stir-fried Coriander

    If you think Coriander tastes like soap, you would never enjoy Coriander because your taste perception is different. You have particular receptors that find Coriander tastes yucky. If you find Coriander’s smell is just overwhelming, it might be a good idea to stir-fry it, as the smell is significantly reduced when cooked. Today I added …

  • Vegetables

    Pan-fried Garlic Butter Broccoli with Soy Sauce

    To cook Broccoli, steam-frying in a frying pan is the easiest method. Today I used Butter instead of Oil and seasoned with Soy Sauce. ‘Butter & Soy Sauce’ is a great combination and anything tastes good in the flavour. This is another super quick and easy Broccoli dish. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 large head …

  • Vegetables

    Spicy Lotus Root

    Lotus Root is a popular vegetable in Japan. It is called ‘Renkon’ in Japanese and Frozen Sliced ‘Renkon’ are available in Melbourne where I live. Frozen Sliced ‘Renkon’ are partially cooked and have lost crispiness, but can be used for a variety of dishes. Today I simply pan-fried them and dressed with this spicy sauce. …

  • Fish Spaghetti & Pasta

    Garlic Chilli Sardine Spaghetti

    Canned Fish are essential items for me. I always stock some Canned Tuna, Mackerel, Salmon and Sardines. It seems Canned Sardines are the least popular, but you can make many delicious dishes with them. I most often make Rice Bowl dishes such as ‘Canned Sardines Rice Bowl’. This dish is very similar, but it’s a …

  • Egg Udon

    Quick & Easy Udon Noodles

    When you want to make a meal using Cooked Udon, but you are too tired OR too busy to cook, try this dish. Super quick and easy to make. It’s not just carbs, as Egg Yolk and Spring Onion are in it. At least, it will satisfy your hunger as it is filling and absolutely …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein

    Garlic, Chilli & Soy Sauce Tofu Skin Noodles

    This is a dish of Tofu Skin inspired by Italian dish ‘Spaghetti Aglio Olio e Peperoncino’. Some Chinese Tofu Skin Sticks (Bean Curd Sticks) can be cut into noodles after being rehydrated and softened. Today I stir-fried them with Olive Oil, Garlic and Chilli, then seasoned with Soy Sauce. You may wish to season with …

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