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  • Fish

    Simmered Snapper

    In Japan, Deepwater Redfish OR Red Snapper are most commonly used for this dish. You would rather use more sustainable fish. The photo below is King Snapper, that has much firmer texture than common Snappers. You can use your favourite fish. Most Fish are suitable for this dish. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 Fillets (400-500g) …

  • Fish

    Simmered Fish Roe

    You might have no idea how to cook Fish Roe. My mother often cooked it and the dish of Fish Roe simmered in sweet soy sauce flavoured sauce was always one of my favourites. A variety of Fish Roe are used in Japanese cuisine. If you can’t find Fish Roe in the display fridge at …

  • Fish Other Soup Potato

    White Fish & Potato Garlic Soup

    This ‘White Fish & Potato Garlic Soup’ is absolutely versatile. I seasoned it with Salt & Pepper, but you can add some Chilli as well. OR you can add Curry Powder. You may wish to add Tomato. You can season it with Miso or Soy Sauce instead of Salt & Pepper. You can add Spring …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Bonito & Salty Rhubarb

    The other day I first made ‘Salty Rhubarb Paste’, that can be a substitute for ‘Umeboshi’. It was too sour for me, so I decided to added Sugar. When I tasted it, the flavour instantly brought back a memory of my childhood and I remembered a yummy paste that I used to eat with freshly …

  • 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 …

  • Chicken Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish Pork

    Katsu Don with Tonkatsu Sauce

    This rice bowl dish is called ‘Sauce Katsu Don’ in Japan, and the ‘Sauce’ means ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce in this case. ‘Katsu’ is crumbed and fried meat, and ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlets) is popularly used. Today I used Crumbed Fried Fish. This dish was my youngest sister’s favourite when she was a young girl. To encourage her …

  • Fish

    Panko-Crumbed Fried Fish

    When I was a young child, Panko-Crumbed Fried Fish was one of my favourite dishes that my mother prepared. She always used Merluza that we often call ‘Melulūsa’ in Japan. Here in Australia, I often use ‘Blue Grenadier’ OR ‘Hoki’. There are so many different names for a same fish and there are many similar …

  • Takikomigohan

    Seafood Curry Takikomigohan

    Rice cooker is an essential item in my kitchen. Just place Rice and Other Ingredients with the right amount of Water and Seasoning. Then you can create a variety of rice dishes so easily. When you use Seafood, you need to reduce the amount of Water as a lot of liquid comes out from the …

  • 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. …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Fish

    Oven-baked Fish Curry Pilaf

    My ‘Basic Oven-Baked Pilaf’ recipe is very versatile. I added Curry Powder to it and used White Fish Fillets for this dish. I often use rice cooker to cook rice dishes, but I know many people don’t have rice cooker. Oven-baking is so easy, and it is very suitable for cooking pilaf. Makes 4 Servings …

  • Fish Mushrooms

    Japanese Mushroom Sauce & Fish

    This mushroom sauce is good with Fish, but also good with Tofu or Chicken. Cook those proteins simply with Salt and Pepper, or you don’t need to cook Tofu. Today I pan-fried the Fish Fillets after coating them with Flour. You can steam, grill or deep-fry. This sauce makes the simple fish into an extra …

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