• Vegetables

    Pan-fried Leek with Sesame Oil

    I like grilled Spring Onion very much. I season it with a little bit of Salt or Soy Sauce. Have you tried it yet? You can see it at ‘Lazy Yakitori’ recipe page. I tried to cook Leek in the same way. I am glad I tried it. It was delicious. Perfect for drinking. Makes …

  • Miso Soup Pork

    Leek & Pork Miso Soup

    Leek is a European vegetable, but I have found its mild flavour is suitable for Japanese dishes. Miso Soup is an example. Today I used Leek for ‘Butajiru’, that is a type of Miso Soup with Pork. It’s so comforting and also filling. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Soup Stock of your choice *Today …

  • Okonomiyaki

    Leek Okonomiyaki

    ‘Okonomiyaki’ is a Japanese savoury pancake. Cabbage is commonly mixed with the pancake batter. However, many other Vegetables are suitable. I often add Carrot and Spring Onion. Kale Okonomiyaki is surprisingly brilliant. Broccoli, Cauliflower and Zucchini are also good. Today I tried with Leek, and it was a genius idea. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1 …