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  • Chicken Tofu Vegetables

    Scrambled Tofu, Veggies & Egg

    This traditional Japanese dish is called ‘Iri Dōfu’ (Scrambled Tofu) in Japan. It can be a vegetarian dish, but I would like to add Chicken. Momen Tofu or medium soft Tofu is traditionally used, but you must press it to remove excess water. I prefer Firm Tofu for this dish as I can use it …

  • Fruit

    Lemon Curd

    Our lovely next-door neighbours are enthusiastic gardeners and they grow Vegetables and Fruit. They are very kind to share their harvests with us. A large bagful of Lemons are challenge for me to consume. Today I used 4 Lemons to make this Lemon Curd. Makes About 400ml Ingredients 2 Eggs2 Egg Yolks3/4 cup Caster Sugar …

  • Sweets

    Hot Cross Bun & Butter Instant Pudding

    You have a leftover Hot Cross Bun? If it is old and dry, it’s perfect for this. You can make this comforting treat in less than 10 minutes using microwave. You can double or quadruple the amount for multiple servings, and bake it in the oven instead of microwaving, just like ‘Bread & Butter Pudding’. …

  • Udon

    ‘Kimu-Taku’ Noodles

    If you like Kimchi and ‘Takuan’ (Japanese Pickled Daikon), the combination of Kimchi and ‘Takuan’ must be irresistible. ‘Kimu-Taku Rice’ is very popular in Japan and I love it. Today I mixed the Kimchi and ‘Takuan’ with Udon Noodles. Udon Noodles can be replaced with other noodles of your choice such as Somen, Capellini, Soba, …

  • Sushi

    Colourful Sushi Rice Rolls

    For decorative Sushi Rolls, the Rice is often coloured with various ingredients such as Egg for Yellow and Salmon for pink. Decorative Sushi Rolls are not easy to make, but this one is easy and even young children can roll. You may wish to roll with some filling. See the picture below. Makes 5 to …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Snow Peas ‘Tamago Toji’

    ‘Tamago Toji’ is a Japanese cooking method to bind the ingredients cooked in sauce or soup with ‘Tamago’ (Eggs). This method is popularly used. ‘Oyako’ Don is an example. My mother used to cook this dish when Snow Peas were in season. I sat at a little table in her kitchen and helped her remove …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Mimosa Green Salad

    When I was a uni student many decades ago, some of my good friends were living in the apartment called ‘Mimosa House’, and they introduced me the ‘Mimosa Salad’. The base salad could be Potato Salad or Green Salad, but we called any salads ‘Mimosa Salad’ if they were covered with crumbled Egg White and …

  • Chicken Egg Sushi

    Soboro Sushi Rolls

    It takes time to prepare the fillings for traditional Sushi Rolls. I often prepare Carrot, Spinach, Egg, Shiitake, Fish or Chicken, Cucumber, and more. They all need to be prepared separately. It is very time consuming. But this filling is super easy to prepare. You cook everything together. It is a great filling for ‘Temaki-zushi’ …

  • Egg Mazegohan Vegetables

    Spinach & Egg Mazegohan

    I often cook fried rice with Spinach and Egg. It is not easy to cook 4 servings at a time. Then I tried to mix all up in a large mixing bowl. It’s a ‘Mazegohan’. It worked perfectly. Quick, easy, delicious & nutritious, that’s all I want. Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 cups (*180ml cup) …

  • Egg Other Soup

    Garlic Chives & Egg Soup

    Garlic Chives and Eggs are a great match. They taste so good whatever way they are cooked. ‘Stir-fried Garlic Chives & Eggs’ and ‘Garlic Chives & Egg Spaghetti’ are the examples. This simple soup is no exception. It is absolutely easy to cook, not expensive at all, and delicious and nutritious. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Egg Pork Tofu Vegetables

    Pork & Vegetables Champroo (Chanpurū)

    ‘Champroo’ (Chanpurū) is an Okinawan stir fry dish. The Okinawan word ‘Champroo’ means ‘a mixture of various items’, and you can stir-fry any Vegetables you have. But, Champroo’s essential ingredients are Okinawan Tofu and Eggs. Well… we can’t get Okinawan Tofu outside Japan, so I use Firm Tofu. Bitter Melon is a popular Vegetable for …

  • Cold Sweets

    Custard Jelly with Caramel Sauce

    Everyone loves ‘Creme Caramel’ but I won’t say it is super easy to make. You need to steam-bake it in the oven, or steam it using a steamer or pot. This is Custard Jelly, set with Gelatine. You only need a saucepan to make it. The recipe for Caramel Sauce is also included. Makes 4 …

  • Egg

    Nori & Egg Sprinkles

    Savoury rice sprinkles are called ‘Furikake’ in Japan. There are loads of ‘Furikake’ products available from stores over there, but the most popular No.1 ‘Furikake’ is Marumiya brand’s ‘Noritama Furikake’, that is ‘Nori & Egg Sprinkles’. You can make ‘Nori & Egg Sprinkles’ at home, and it is easy to make. And most importantly, you …

  • Egg

    Thin Omelette Strips

    These noodle-like thin omelette strips are called ‘Kinshi Tamago’ (錦糸卵) in Japan. It is a decorative way to add Eggs to a dish. We use it for many dishes. I usually don’t season it but sometimes add a small pinch Salt. If you like Japanese cuisine, you may wish to know how to cook it. …

  • Egg Fish Prawn & Shrimp

    ‘Datemaki’ Rolled Omelette

    A Japanese dish ‘Datemaki’ is often prepared for the New Year celebration. It is basically a rolled Omelette. Fish OR Prawn paste is mixed with Eggs. Even though it is a savoury dish, ‘Datemaki’ is usually seasoned with a lot of Sugar. Store-bought ones are too sweet for me. My recipe is not too sweet. …

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