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  • Chicken Mushrooms Tofu & Soy Protein

    Braised Tofu with Chicken & Shimeji

    If you like ‘Mabo Tofu’, you would like this dish. My quick-braise method doesn’t stir-fry Tofu so you can use soft and delicate type of Tofu for this dish. I use whatever mushrooms that I have in hand. Shimeji, Shiitake, Enoki, Oyster Mushrooms are all very nice for this recipe. Serve with freshly cooked rice. …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork Tofu & Soy Protein

    Mabo Dofu Don

    ‘Mabo Dofu Don’ is a dish of freshly cooked rice covered with Japanese Style Mabo Dofu. It’s one of my son’s favourites. I have tried some different types of Tofu for this dish, but our favourite remains Momen Tofu, which is medium to soft type, but naturally you can use your favourite type. Makes 4 …

  • Pork Tofu & Soy Protein

    Mabo Dofu Japanese Style

    ‘Mabo Dofu’ has been adapted to Japanese tastes and it is quite popular. As you know it is originally a Chinese dish but this one could be very different from the authentic ‘Mapo Doufu’. It’s my family’s Japanese style recipe. Many people buy ready-made sauce, but you can cook this dish quite easily. Makes 4 …

  • Beef

    Stewed Hamburgers

    I wrote this recipe for my children who loved this dish when they were young. This is one of the dishes that brings back their childhood memories. I learned this dish from a dietician who was working at a school lunch centre. The primary school I was teaching was so isolated and too far from …

  • Beef Chicken Curry Mushrooms Pork Vegetables

    Clean-Up-Fridge Curry

    My son was a very fussy eater. He didn’t like vegetables but he loved curry. If vegetables and curry were mixed, what would he do? If in curry, he ate anything. This curry was a perfect solution for me to clean up bits and pieces of vegetables in the fridge, plus I could make my …

  • Beef Chicken Pork

    Sweet & Sour Meatballs

    When my children were very young, I used to make this ‘Sweet & Sour Meatballs’ quite often. I put these meatballs into their lunch box and they loved them. The flavour of these meatballs brings back happy memories of those days. I always use beef & pork mix mince, but chicken mince is also very …

  • Beef Curry Potato

    Curry ‘Korokke’

    ‘Korokke’ is a deep fried potato cake coated with Panko bread crumbs. ‘Korokke’ is very popular in Japan and we can buy many different types of Korokke anywhere. One very popular flavour is spicy curry! Makes 12 to 16 Ingredients 5 to 6 Large Potatoes *dry & fluffy types are better250 to 300g Beef Mince …

  • Beef Potato

    ‘Korokke’

    ‘Korokke’ is a deep fried potato cake coated with Panko Crumbs. It doesn’t seem to be a very traditional Japanese food, but actually it is! In 1872 ‘Korokke’ has become very popular, and these days we can buy many different types of ‘Korokke’ anywhere in Japan. But I am living in Australia. I have to …

  • Beef Pork Udon

    Jaa Jaa Udon

    Spicy rich miso flavoured pork mixture on top of freshly cooked udon. ‘Jaa Jaa’ comes from a Chinese word ‘Zha Jiang’ which means ‘Fried Sauce’. It is normally made by simmering stir-fried ground Pork or Beef with fermented soybean paste. My ‘Jaa Jaa Sauce’ is based on my Sweet Miso Sauce. You can use Tianmian …

  • Gyoza Pork

    Pork & Wombok Gyoza

    You can find locally produced Gyoza Wrappers at Asian grocery stores. What I usually use is 400g pack containing 42 wrappers. They are fresh and very reasonably priced. Makes 35 to 40 pieces Ingredients 300 to 400g Pork Mince1/4 Wombok (Chinese Cabbage) 1 to 2 teaspoon Salt to pickle Wombok1 small piece Ginger *grated1 clove …

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