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  • Halloween

    Halloween Zombie Bento

    In the Halloween season last year, I made ‘Zombie Cookies’. It was great fun making those Zombie faces with cookie dough. This year, I decided to make Zombie Bento (a packed lunch). This Bento has been inspired by Chicken Soboro Don. I used Beef Mince instead of Chicken Mince, but you can use other Minced …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg Pork

    Garlic Chives, Egg & Pork Rice Bowl

    There are many recipes to cook this great combination of ingredients, Garlic Chives, Egg & Pork. My favourite flavour is always Soy Sauce and Oyster Sauce. This is one of the dishes I repeatedly cook for my lunch. It is so quick & easy, yet really delicious, comforting and filling. If you don’t have thinly …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg

    Garlic Chives & Egg Rice Bowl

    Using the Egg to bind the ingredients that are cooked in the saucer or soup is a very popular cooking technic in Japanese cuisine. ‘Oyako Don’ is one example. Today I cooked Garlic Chives and Eggs in this method to make this rice bowl dish. A super quick and easy, and very Japanese flavoured dish. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Rice Cooker Soufflé Cheesecake

    Japanese Soufflé Cheesecake needs to be steam baked using a water bath. The batter is simple to make, but it’s tricky to keep the right temperature for the perfect result. Today I was just curious to find out what would happen if I cook it in my rice cooker, as I know Rice Cooker is …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Fish Katsu Don

    ‘Katsu Don’ is a very popular Japanese rice bowl dish, and ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlet) is often used. This is a Fish version. Crumbed Fried Fish OR Battered Fried Fish are both suitable. If you have some leftovers, try this delicious rice bowl for a quick & easy meal. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1/4 cup Dashi …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Tuna & Cabbage Salad Rice Bowl

    I used my ‘Garlic Sesame Dressing’ to make this Tuna & Cabbage Salad. This salad can be enjoyed as a side dish, but today I made it into a rice bowl as the flavour of this salad goes well with Rice. It is a very filling dish, but it’s quite low in calories as this …

  • Other Soup

    Wombok & Pork Hot Sour Soup

    It was my daughter who introduced Hot & Sour Sour to me. I fell in love with it instantly. Today I tried to make my favourite Wombok & Pork Soup into a Hot & Sour Soup. I knew it would be delicious and it certainly was. I added 1 teaspoon Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) …

  • Hot Pot & Hot Plate

    Oden

    ‘Oden’ is a Japanese hot pot dish of several ingredients simmered in the seasoned dashi stock. The essential ingredients are Fishcakes such as Chikuwa and Fish Balls. I always add Daikon, Potato, Boiled Eggs, Konnyaku (Konjac) and Beef Tendon skewers. Beef Tendon is hard to find where I live, I often use Ossobuco (Veal Shanks) …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg Mushrooms

    Snow Fungus & Egg Rice Bowl

    This dish was originally s simple stir-fry dish. I used to just stir-fry Snow Fungus and Eggs. One day I added Chicken Stock to it and thickened it with Potato Starch. I liked the result very much, and I made it into a rice bowl dish, as I always eat it with rice. This dish …

  • Okonomiyaki

    Oats Okonomiyaki

    Recently I started using Oats for savoury dishes such as ‘Broccoli, Potato & Oats Soup’ and ‘Miso Oats Porridge’. Today I used Oats for Okonomiyaki. This can be a good alternative for those who can’t eat Wheat Flour. It’s super easy to cook, and Oats are easy to use as most people stock Oats in …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Spinach & Egg with Sesame Oyster Sauce

    I often cook ‘Goma-ae’ Spinach, a popular Japanese dish. My family members don’t complain about the same dish’s frequent appearance on the dinner table, but I feel bad about cooking the same thing again and again. I tried to season it differently. Japanese ‘Goma-ae’ sauce is seasoned with Soy Sauce and Sugar. Today I used …

  • Sushi

    Salad Chirashi-zushi

    ‘Chirashi-zushi’ is a type of Sushi and it is a kind of decorated rice salad. This ‘Salad Chirashi-zushi’ is quite popular in Japan. You can add a variety of salad ingredients and decorate it as you like. If you want to prepare this dish for more than 4 servings, just cook more Sushi Rice and …

  • Mazegohan

    Curry Flavoured Asparagus Mazegohan

    This dish looks like Fried Rice, but it is ‘Mazegohan’, a Japanese Rice dish. Rice and other ingredients are cooked separately and mixed together. It’s much easier than cooking Fried Rice, and you won’t need a lot of Oil. Today I added Chicken Thigh Fillets. Pork is also nice. I haven’t tried this dish with …

  • Egg

    Marbled Boiled Eggs

    The other day I met a stranger and talked about my recipe website. The very first thing that the person asked me was the recipe for ‘Marbled Boiled Eggs’. I have tried Marbled Egg before and I didn’t enjoy it because it was over-cooked and the Egg Yolk was greyish colour. I searched for recipes …

  • Sushi

    Teriyaki Chicken Chirashi-zushi

    ‘Chirashi-zushi’ is a type of Sushi and it is a kind of decorated rice salad. It is very popular in Japan. I often make it, but I have never made ‘Chirashi-zushi’ with Chicken. As Teriyaki Chicken is my Aussie family’s favourite filling for Sushi Rolls, today I decided to make Teriyaki Chicken Chirashi-zushi for the …

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