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  • Vegetables

    Takuan (Pickled Daikon) & Lettuce Salad

    On the other day when I shared my ‘Takuan’ (Pickled Daikon) recipe, I received a request for ideas to use ‘Takuan’. ‘Takuan’ is pickled Daikon. You can use it just like other pickled Vegetables. ‘Takuan’ is seasoned with Salt, Sugar and Vinegar. It is a perfect ingredient for Salad. Because it is quite salty and …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Mimosa Green Salad

    When I was a uni student many decades ago, some of my good friends were living in the apartment called ‘Mimosa House’, and they introduced me the ‘Mimosa Salad’. The base salad could be Potato Salad or Green Salad, but we called any salads ‘Mimosa Salad’ if they were covered with crumbled Egg White and …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Hijiki Salad

    I recently received a question about how Hijiki can be cooked. Hijili is a blackish coloured Sea Vegetable. In Japan, it is used for many dishes. Most commonly it is simmered in Dashi Stock seasoned with Soy Sauce, with Soy Beans, Tofu products, or Vegetables such as Carrot. But, Hijiki can be added to Salad. …

  • Beef Vegetables

    Temaki (Self-Serve) Rice Paper Rolls

    You know ‘Temaki-zushi’, the self-serve Sushi Rolls. It is easy to prepare, and great fun to eat as everyone rolls by themselves at dinner table. Self-serve Rice Paper Rolls is also a great fun. Today I served Beef as main filling, but naturally you can serve whatever you like. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Dry Rice …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Lettuce & Wakame Sesame Salad

    This is a Korean inspired salad. I usually add Garlic, but the salad tastes good without Garlic. This salad is seasoned with Salt only, but it is absolutely delicious and can be a great side dish. Good for drinking, too. Makes 2 to 3 Servings Ingredients 200g (4 large leaves) Iceberg Lettuce *OR Cos Lettuce2 …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Spinach, Lettuce & Potato Chips Salad

    Believe it or not, my ‘Carrot & Potato Chips Salad’ is one of the most accessed salad recipes on this website. I think Potato Chips (Crisps) is an underestimated salad ingredient. Many people add Croutons. Why not Potato Chips? Please choose good quality REAL Potato Chips. Do not use heavily processed potato-based chips. Makes 4 …

  • Tofu Vegetables

    Fried Tofu Salad

    Tofu is becoming more popular as a plant-based protein. I use it quite often for many dishes. When Tofu is fried, outer parts become crunchy, and add extra texture and flavour. Fried Tofu is great for salads. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 200g Firm TofuSaltOil for cooking3 to 4 cupfuls Vegetables of your choice*Note: Today I …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Prawn & Shrimp

    Prawn & Egg Fried Barley

    Here is another Fried Barley recipe for Barley lovers. Cooked Barley can be fried just like Fried Rice. This recipe is just another example. Why don’t you try your favourite Fried Rice recipe replacing Rice with Barley? Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 100g Prawns1/2 tablespoon OilSalt & Pepper2 Eggs *lightly whisked1 tablespoon Oil2 servings Cooked Pearl …

  • Pork Soba Vegetables

    Soba & Pork Salad With ‘Mentsuyu’ Sauce

    Soba Salad is becoming popular in Australia and there are many creative Soba Salad recipes out there. But, as a Japanese, I strongly believe that Soba tastes the best with ‘Mentsuyu’, and it is easy to make. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Soba Noodles150 to 200g Pork *thinly slicedSalt & PepperPotato Starch Flour *optionalA …

  • Beans & Peas Mazegohan

    Crunchy Nattō Mazegohan

    If you are thinking to cook Nattō Fried Rice, try this Mazegohan instead. I much prefer Nattō Mazegohan to Fried Rice. To make this Mazegoan, you just mix the ingredients with cooked rice, just like rice salad. The dish tastes great, nutritiously excellent, and healthy. And easy to make!!! Makes 1 Serving Ingredients Crunchy Vegetables …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Cos Lettuce & Nori Salad

    Cos Lettuce is so good with Asian flavoured dressing. I tend to add Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) because I always have it in the fridge and I like its spiciness. If you like spicy salad, you can add Fresh Chilli, Dry Chilli Flakes, Ground Chilli, Gochujang (Korean Spicy Miso), or etc. Sushi Nori is …

  • Vegetables

    Lettuce Salad With Miso Dressing

    In the region in Japan where I grew up, there is a traditional salad dish called ‘Chisha-momi’. ‘Chisha’ is a type of Red Leaf Lettuce and it has a slightly bitter taste. To remove the unpleasant bitterness, leaves are massaged with a small amount of Salt. That process is unnecessary when you use common Leaf …

  • Beef Donburi (Rice Bowl)

    Taco Rice

    ‘Taco Rice’ is actually a Japanese dish and it was first created in Okinawa, once American-Occupied Japanese island. It consists of taco-flavoured Beef Mince (OR Beef & Pork Mince) served on rice with shredded Lettuce, Tomato and shredded Cheese. Many people use Ketchup and Japanese Worcestershire Sauce to season Taco Beef. I don’t use Ketchup …

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