miso

  • Fish Potato

    Mackerel & Potato with Sweet Miso Sauce

    Here is another super easy dish that you can make using a small can of Mackerel. My husband always complains that Mackerel smells bad, but Mackerel is my favourite fish and it goes so well with Sweet Miso Sauce. To reduce the fishy smell, I often add Sake (Rice Wine) OR Mirin to the fish. …

  • Fish Udon Vegetables

    Mackerel ‘Chan-Chan-Yaki’ Udon

    ‘Chan-Chan-Yaki’ is originally a fishermen’s dish from Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island. Salmon is used for the dish, but it is delicious with Mackerel. I have shared my ‘Mackerel Chan-Chan-Yaki Rice Bowl’ on this website. This is Udon Noodle version of the dish. I used Canned Mackerel. It’s another quick & easy dish, very filling and …

  • Chicken

    Konnyaku (Konjac) & Chicken with Sweet Miso Sauce

    Konnyaku is most commonly seasoned with Soy Sauce, but Miso is also good. Sweet Miso Sauce is particularly good. Today I cooked Konnyaku with Chicken with Sweet Miso Sauce. If you are vegetarian, I recommend to use ‘Atsu-age’ (fried firm Tofu) instead of Chicken. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 block (250g) Konnyaku (Konjac)300 to 400g …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Mackerel ‘Chan-Chan-Yaki’ Rice Bowl

    ‘Chan-Chan-Yaki’ is originally a fishermen’s dish from Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island. Salmon is used for the dish, and I have shared my easy version ‘Salmon Chan-Chan-Yaki Rice Bowl’ on this website. It can be made with Canned Mackerel. This is a super quick & easy dish, very filling and nutritious, and absolutely delicious. Makes 1 …

  • Udon

    Miso Udon Soup

    ‘Hōtō’ Noodle Miso Soup is one of my favourite Noodle dishes. It requires quite an effort for me to cook it as I always make ‘Hōtō’ Noodles from scratch. This dish is very similar to ‘Hōtō’ but much easier to prepare. This recipe is for 1 serving, but it is easy to increase. Just cook …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Canned Salmon Wasabi Miso Rice Bowl

    None of my family members would enjoy this dish, because they hate Wasabi. I like Wasabi and I want the Wasabi flavour of the sauce quite strong. Today I added 2 teaspoons. The spiciness of Wasabi Paste can be fairly mild or quite strong. Please alter the amount to suit your taste. Makes 1 Serving …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein

    Fried Tofu with Sweet Miso Sauce

    ‘Atsu-age’ is the Japanese name for the deep-fried Tofu. Because it has been deep-fried, Tofu has firmer texture and meat-like outside, it is very suitable for stir-fry. Today I seasoned with Sweet Miso Sauce that I often use to season fried Eggplant. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Atsu-age (Deep-fried Tofu) *medium soft type recommended1 teaspoon …

  • 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 …

  • Dressings & Vinaigrettes

    Basil Sumiso Dressing

    ‘Sumiso’ is a Japanese sweet & sour sauce made with Miso. Smooth and mild flavoured Miso such as White Miso is commonly used. It goes very well with boiled Octopus or Squid, and also freshly cooked Konnyaku (Konjac), or Bocconcini. It can be used as a salad dressing. I often add fresh Basil to it. …

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