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  • 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 …

  • Fish

    Teriyaki Fish Balls

    In Melbourne where I live, Fish Balls are widely available. As Japanese Surimi (fish paste) products such as Chikuwa and Kamaboko are hard to find, I stock Fish Balls for always. It’s so handy to have them because I can make an extra dish instantly. This dish is great to eat with freshly cooked rice. …

  • Fish Prawn & Shrimp

    Fried Fishcakes with Prawn & Edamame

    When I was young and still living in Japan, I was very fond of this deep-fried Fishcake that was called ‘Ebi-yose Fry’, a frozen food product by well-known company ‘Ajinomoto’. The only way to eat it now where I live is making it by myself. If you can make ‘Surimi’ (Fish Paste), it’s easy to …

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    Surimi (Fish Paste)

    ‘Surimi’ means ‘finely ground fish meat (or other seafood)’ in Japanese. Fish Balls, ‘Chikuwa’ (tube-shape Japanese Fishcake) and Crab Sticks, they are made from Surimi. If you have a food processor, Surimi is easy to make. Home-made Surimi is not necessarily cheaper, but you know exactly what is in it. And variations are endless. Makes …

  • Clear Soup Fish

    Fish Clear Soup

    My mother used to cook this Fish Clear Soup for special occasions, when she cooked Sushi or special rice dishes. She used a fish called ‘Hamo’ that is really delicious, but it is not available where I live now. I use firm white fish such as Snapper. Clear soup is usually seasoned with Salt and …

  • Fish Nuts

    Scrumptious Dried Sardines & Walnuts

    These dried infant Sardines can be found at Japanese or Asian grocery stores as ‘Niboshi’ or ‘Iriko’. ‘Niboshi’ is a very popular ingredient for Japanese home cooking, but it’s so hard to find where I live. Yesterday I found a bag of ‘Niboshi’ at a nearby Korean grocery store! I bought it and cooked this …

  • Bread Dough

    Anchovy Flammkuchen

    ‘German people would never make this,’ my daughter said to me when I was making this. The fishy and salty Anchovy on Flammkuchen? Why not? I love Anchovy on Pizza, so I added it to the German version of Pizza. This is absolutely delicious! Makes 2 to 4 Servings Ingredients Base1 heaped cup Plain Flour …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Fish

    Fish & Broccoli Doria

    ‘Doria’ is a very popular rice dish in Japan. Butter Rice or Pilaf is covered with White Sauce (Béchamel Sauce) and grated Cheese, then baked in the oven. Fish and Broccoli are absolutely delicious with the White Sauce. Find my other Doria recipes here. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Cooked Rice20g Butter2 tablespoons chopped …

  • Fish Other Soup Zōsui (Rice Soup)

    Fish Rice Soup

    In Japan, people eat ‘Rice Porridge’ when they are sick. It is easy to digest. But you need more nutrients especially Protein and Vitamins to recover from illness. Last week, I became sick. When I started to eat, I cooked this ‘Fish Rice Soup’. This soup is gentle to weakened stomach and very comforting, and …

  • Fish Mazegohan

    Canned Mackerel Mazegohan

    I am a Mackerel lover. It is not easy to find fresh Mackerel where I live, but canned Mackerel are available form any supermarkets. Woolworths stores started selling very reasonably priced large-size canned Mackerel and I gave up my loyalty to Coles stores. If you love Mackerel, you love this dish. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Garlic Sardines Rice Bowl

    There are many food called ‘Super Food’ these days, but one of the true ‘Super Food’ is Sardines. This is a very simple rice bowl dish that I like and it is absolutely easy to prepare, and it won’t cost much at all. Sometimes I add a small amount of Curry Powder to it for …

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    Easy Fish Cakes

    When I wanted to make Fish Cakes on the other day, I couldn’t be bothered with cooking Mashed Potato to make them. ‘Why can’t I make Fish Cakes with Flour?’, I thought. And I tried. It was easy, collapse-free, and delicious. This ‘Easy Fish Cakes’ are basically savoury pancakes. Great for dinner, and children would …

  • Sushi

    ‘Gunkan’ Maki Sushi

    You may not know its name, but you have seen it. It’s a type of Sushi called ‘Gunkan Maki’. Small oblong shaped sushi rice balls are wrapped with Nori, and covered with various toppings. It is a big fun to make them at home. By the way, ‘Gunkan’ means ‘Battleship’. The Sushi rice wrapped with …

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