okra

  • Miso Soup

    Okra, Tofu & Wakame Miso Soup

    People often ask me how to cook Miso Soup. The answer is simple. Cook ingredients in Dashi Stock, that can be Katsuo (Bonito), Kombu (Kelp) OR Iriko (Dried Sardines), OR Stock of your choice. Then season the soup with Miso. Miso’s saltiness varies, and everyone has a different taste, so you need to taste the …

  • Vegetables

    ‘Kara-age’ Fried Okra

    ‘Kara-age’ (kah-rah-ah-ge) is a Japanese cooking technique, commonly used to cook meat and fish. The other day, I cooked Broccoli into ‘Kara-age’ and it was really yummy. Today I cooked Okra into ‘Kara-age’. You know what? This ‘Kara-age’ Fried Okra made me wish if I had chilled Beer. If you like this ‘Kaki-age’ Fried Okra, …

  • Vegetables

    Crunchy Okra Fritters

    Many Australian people where I am living now don’t eat Okra, OR probably they don’t know what Okra is. My No.1 Okra dish is definitely ‘Fried Okra’, that I fell in love with instantly when I was in Alabama many years ago. And this ‘Crunchy Okra Fritters’ is No. 2. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 10 …

  • Vegetables

    Fried Okra

    Many years ago, I had an opportunity to stay in a small town in Alabama, US. If I had been more open for unfamiliar food, I could have enjoyed my stay better. I discovered some delicious food during my stay, and one of them is ‘Fried Okra’ that I tasted for the first time at …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Okra & Natto

    This ‘Okra & Natto’ is very popular in Japan. The slimy Okra mixed with slimy Natto makes it more slimy and it can be eaten as it is, but it’s a great topping for Rice, Noodle and Tofu as shown below. My mother used raw Okra, but I like Okra slightly cooked. Makes 2 to …