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  • Egg Sweets

    Basic Custard

    Every cook should be able to make ‘Custard’, that is so simple, yummy and versatile. ‘Custard’ is the mixtures of Milk and Eggs thickened by heat. When it is used for desserts, Sugar is added. For thickening it, Flour or Starch is often added, but you do not need such thing as custard powder. This …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    ‘Langues de Chat’ Biscuits

    Do you want to use up leftover Egg White? This is a great recipe to know. In Japan, this type of biscuits are called ‘Langues de Chat’, that means ‘Tongue of the Cat’ in French. The traditional French ‘Langues de Chat’ biscuits are indeed in the shape of Cat’s Tongue and often baked in the …

  • Fish Other Soup Vegetables

    Steamed Savoury Turnip Meringue & Fish

    It’s getting cold in Melbourne. Warm dishes are more enjoyable. I have posted some Japanese winter dish recipes such as ‘Furofuki Daikon’, simmered Daikon radish with sweet miso sauce. I want to introduce another iconic winter dish. It is ‘Steamed Savoury Turnip Meringue’, which tastes a little bit like Wasabi. This dish can be categorised …

  • Egg Fish

    Salmon Sprinkles

    Not only my children (when they were young) but most Japanese children love savoury rice sprinkles called ‘Furikake’. There are loads of ‘Furikake’ products available but I never know what is in them. Home-made savoury sprinkles are easy to make and we can know exactly what is in them. I used to make this ‘Salmon …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Cold Sweets

    Creme Caramel

    This dessert was something I used to buy from sweet shops. I never thought I could make this dessert until I tried. So many cooks and chefs on TV shows were saying it was easy to make. Then I tried one day and found it was indeed very easy. And you know, when we make …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit Sweets

    Banana & Custard Tart

    I used to make this dessert for my children quite often. It was one of their favourites, but they were in doubt at first because they had never tasted cooked Bananas before. This tart tastes best when it is cold. I recommend to cool it completely. I have cooked it for the first time in …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Just Cabbage & Eggs

    On the other day, my husband bought a huge carton of 3 dozens of eggs at a local market. That day I also bought 1 carton of eggs being unaware there was 1 carton of eggs in the fridge. So we ended up having 60 eggs! I cooked this dish to use up the eggs. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Kasutera

    At the end of 16th century, Portuguese drifted to a southern island of Japan. After that event, western culture was introduced to Japan by mainly Portuguese and Spanish. I was taught that this Japanese sponge cake is called ‘Kasutera’ after ‘Castilla’ the name of a region in Spain. The origin of this cake might be …

  • Beans & Peas Donburi (Rice Bowl) Egg

    Natto, Kimchi & Egg Rice Bowl

    I know some people don’t like ‘Natto’, the fermented Soy Beans, because of its smell. Well… there is at least one way to enjoy it. Mix with Kimchi that has knock-out smell! You won’t smell ‘Natto’ anymore. Add a microwave-cooked ‘Onsen Tamago’ Egg and it’s a very quick and nutritious meal. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients …

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