lettuce

  • Other Soup

    Lettuce & Egg Soup

    I often use Iceberg Lettuce for cooking. The other day I shared my ‘Stir-fried Iceberg Lettuce & Egg’ recipe on this website. Here is a soup recipe that you can try. This soup recipe requires only Iceberg Lettuce and Egg, but you can add other Vegetables and Mushrooms such as Enoki OR Shiitake for better …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Stir-fried Iceberg Lettuce & Egg

    It is quite common that people struggle to use up a whole Iceberg Lettuce. You can’t eat Lettuce Salad day after day. I know many people never use it for cooking, but I often use it for soup and stir-fry, even for fried rice. Here is a very simple stir-fry dish you can try. It …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Pork Belly Rolls on Skewers

    Thinly Sliced Pork Belly has become available from many supermarket stores in Melbourne where I live. It is actually easy to slice a block of Pork Belly by yourself if you can’t find it. Thinly sliced Meat is great for making Meat Rolls. This ‘Pork Belly Rolls on Skewers’ is quite popular in Japan. The …

  • Chicken Sushi

    Teriyaki Chicken Salad Sushi

    This is a variation of ‘Chirashi-zushi’ that is a type of Sushi. ‘Chirashi-zushi’ is a kind of decorated rice salad and a variety of ingredients can be used. Teriyaki Chicken is my Aussie family’s favourite ingredient. Today I added all leftover salad vegetables that I could find in the fridge. Radish was surprisingly good. Makes …

  • Soba Vegetables

    Avocado Soba Salad with ‘Mentsuyu’ Sauce

    On a hot summer day, what I want to eat is something cold such as cold noodles. Today I mixed Green Tea Soba Noodles with Salad Vegetables. I love to eat it with Mentsuyu (Japanese Noodle Dipping Sauce). I added Avocado, which instantly elevated the dish to next level. Avocado matches well with the Soy …

  • Pork Vegetables

    San Choy Bau (Pork & Veggies in Lettuce Cups)

    The other day, I was requested to post my ‘San Choy Bau’ recipe on my website. I had shared my Vegan version, but I hadn’t shared my favourite Pork Mince version. So, here is my ‘San Choy Bau’. Iceberg Lettuce is popularly used for this dish, but it can be tricky to make cups. I …

  • Bread Chicken Vegetables

    Tacos with Curry Sauce

    My ‘Curry Sauce’ goes well with Steaks, Roasts, ‘Tonkatsu’ and ‘Chicken Katsu’, and many more, and it is easy to make using Japanese Curry Roux Blocks. Today I enjoyed Tacos with the Curry Sauce, just for a change. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Tortillas *OR FlatbreadsRoast Chicken *I bought it from a shop today. You may …

  • Vegetables

    Lettuce Salad with Basil Sumiso Dressing

    In the region in Japan where I grew up, there is a Lettuce called ‘Chisha’. ‘Chisha’ has the flavour and texture between Cos Lettuce and Butter Lettuce. My mother most frequently made ‘Chisha’ Salad with ‘Sumiso’, a sweet & sour Miso dressing. I use Cos Lettuce for this salad, and I add Basil to the …

  • Sushi

    Salad Chirashi-zushi

    ‘Chirashi-zushi’ is a type of Sushi and it is a kind of decorated rice salad. This ‘Salad Chirashi-zushi’ is quite popular in Japan. You can add a variety of salad ingredients and decorate it as you like. If you want to prepare this dish for more than 4 servings, just cook more Sushi Rice and …

  • Vegetables

    Gochujang & Sesame Salad Dressing

    This is my Korean inspired salad dressing. Fresh salad vegetables such as Lettuce and Cucumber, and cooked vegetables such as Spinach and Carrot, are all suitable with this dressing sauce. Taste the sauce and alter the flavour to suit your taste. You may wish to add extra Gochujang, but 1 teaspoon is maximum for me. …

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