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  • Takikomigohan

    Colourful Smoked Ham Takikomigohan

    Fried Rice cooked with Ham is popular. Many people add Egg, Carrot and Peas to it, and the Fried Rice often turns very colourful. I tried to make a similar rice dish using my rice cooker. Place everything in the rice cooker’s inner pot and press the start button. That’s it! Super easy, energy efficient, …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Edamame Tabbouleh

    I love Edamame Beans (Young Soy Beans) and I often add them to salads. Frozen Edamame Beans that are already removed from pods are available from many stores in Melbourne. I always stock a bag of them and it is so handy. Do you like Tabbouleh? You might add Chickpeas and Nuts to it. Try …

  • Chicken Takikomigohan

    Chicken ‘Gomoku’ Takikomigohan

    ‘Takikomigohan’ is a Japanese dish of Rice that is cooked with other ingredients and seasonings. It is commonly seasoned with Dashi and Soy Sauce. ‘Gomoku’ (五目) means ‘various ingredients’, so it doesn’t have to be five ingredients, but I tend to use five ingredients. This is one of my favourite Japanese dishes and I cook …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Curry Flavoured Tuna Soboro Don

    ‘Soboro’ means crumbled meat in Japanese. ‘Soboro’ can be made with fish meat. I have share a similar rice bowl dish ‘Spicy Tuna Soboro Don’ that is seasoned with Chilli. I seasoned this dish with Curry Powder. I always use Tuna in Springwater. If you use Tuna in Brine, you need to reduce the amount …

  • Beans & Peas Other Soup

    Creamy Edamame Soup

    ‘Edamame’ are young Soy Beans. In Melbourne where I live, Frozen Edamame Beans, that are already removed from pods, are widely available these days. ‘Edamame’ are sometimes mashed into paste and used for many dishes, even for sweets. Today I made them into this simple soup. Very nutritious, filling, and delicious with crusty bread. Makes …

  • Takikomigohan

    Vegan ‘Okowa’ Glutinous Rice

    I often add Chicken OR Pork to this type of Glutinous Rice dish, but making it Vegan is easy. I used Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu) for this Vegan version. It’s a good source of protein and a wonderful flavour comes out of it. I added Edamame as well, so this dish contains plenty of protein. …

  • Sushi

    Vegan Chirashi-zushi

    ‘Chirashi-zushi’ is a type of Sushi and it is a kind of decorated rice salad. A variety of ingredients are used to mix with Sushi Rice OR cover it in a decorative way. It is a very popular Sushi in Japan as it is relatively easy to prepare. A Vegan version can be easy. You …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Tuna Mayo & Mixed Beans Salad

    The mixture of Canned Tuna, Japanese Mayonnaise and a little bit of Soy Sauce is delicious, and it can be used for a variety of dishes, particularly for salads. I often mix Edamame Beans (young Soy Beans) with it, but today I added Canned Mixed Beans as well. It turned out a delicious and nutritious …

  • Dough Pizza & Flammkuchen

    Edamame Flammkuchen

    I am a big fan of Flammkuchen (OR Flammekueche), that is sometimes called ‘German Pizza’. Just like ‘Italian Pizza’, toppings can be anything. Today I used Edamame Beans (Young Soy Beans). In Melbourne where I live, Frozen Edamame Beans are widely available even from ordinary supermarket stores. This is a Vegetarian version of Flammkuchen and …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish Sushi

    Smoked Salmon Poke Bowl

    I have been craving Poke Bowl for weeks. I kept visiting a local fish shop to find Sashimi grade fresh Tuna, but I couldn’t find it. I have given up and made this Poke Bowl using Smoked Salmon, which is available from any supermarket stores. Holy moly, it was good! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients Sushi …

  • Vegetables

    Tabbouleh & Green Vegetables Salad

    Parsley has grown like a jungle in my herb garden. I decided to make Tabbouleh, so that I can use a lot of Parsley. I love Tabbouleh, but it is not very popular among my family members as they don’t like the overwhelming Parsley and Mint. So I added Green Vegetables they like, such as …

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