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  • Potato Vegetables

    Potato Chips (Crisps) Coleslaw

    Every time I use Potato Chips (Crisps) for cooking, I receive negative response from some people. Good quality Potato Chips are basically Fried Potato that is seasoned. Why can’t we use it for cooking? I have no problem about using it for Salads. ‘Carrot & Potato Chips Salad’ and ‘Spinach, Lettuce & Potato Chips Salad’ …

  • Vegetables

    Spinach Salad with Hummus Dressing

    I wanted to used up the leftover Hummus and made it into a salad dressing. Then I dressed Baby Spinach with the Hummus Dressing. For a colour, I also added Carrot. The salad was not bad, but it was lacking something. And the something was Onion!!! If you are not a fan of fresh Onion, …

  • Curry Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Quick & Easy Canned Mackerel Curry

    Mackerel is my absolutely favourite fish and I always stock some cans of ‘Mackerel in Brine’ in my pantry. Using one can, you can create a variety of Rice Bowl dishes and I have shared the recipes of those on this website. Here is another one to share. This is a super easy Mackerel Curry. …

  • Chicken Other Soup

    Low-Calorie Chicken Creamy Soup

    Recently I have been cooking low-calorie soups for my husband every day. I am good at making low-calorie soups because Japanese soups are basically low-calorie as we don’t use Oil and Butter. We simply boil a variety of ingredients in stock. I cooked this ‘Chicken Creamy Soup’ in the same way and thickened it using …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu & Soy Protein

    Soy Meat & Egg Rice Bowl

    A very popular Japanese rice bowl dish ‘Oyako’ Don is made with Chicken and Egg. This is a vegetarian version of ‘Oyako’ Don and I used the mince type Soy Meat today. There is another vegetarian version which is made with Abura-age (Thin Fried Tofu). This type of dish can be made with other protein …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Edamame Mixed Beans Salad

    Frozen Edamame (Young Soy Beans) are available from many supermarket stores these days. Edamame is a great snack, and also a fantastic cooking ingredient. If you have never used Edamame for cooking before, Salad is the easiest option for you to try. I often mix Edamame with Canned Mixed Beans to make a salad. I …

  • 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 …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Baby Spinach & Tuna Mayo Salad

    A bag of Baby Spinach, that is already washed and ready to eat, is a life saver. We can make a variety of salads using it. Canned Tuna is also a life saver. We can make a variety of dishes using it. I just combined those two to make this salad. It took a few …

  • Fish Yakisoba

    Canned Mackerel Yakisoba

    I thank whoever started making Canned Mackerel. Such a wonderful food product, lasts long in the pantry, ready to use anytime, and absolutely versatile and delicious. Today I used it for Yakisoba, Japanese style stir-fried Noodles. Some people say Mackerel has strong fishy smell. I suggest to add some Curry Powder to it so that …

  • Prawn & Shrimp Tempura

    Prawn, Asparagus & Onion ‘Kakiage’ Tempura

    I have been cooking Ukrainian dishes lately, and that is my way to stand with Ukraine. I am loving Ukrainian dishes, but today my craving for something Japanese kicked in and I decided to make ‘Kakiage’. Kakiage’ is a type of Tempura made with a variety of chopped or sliced Vegetables, often with Seafood. This …

  • Pork

    Ukrainian Pork Meatballs

    I have made many different Meatballs in my life, but this is definitely one of the top 3. These ‘Ukrainian Pork Meatballs’ are absolutely delicious. I looked at several recipes that I found on the internet, and again I found they use too much Salt. I reduced the amount of Salt for my recipe. Using …

  • Other Soup

    Easy Borscht

    The most famous Ukrainian dish is definitely ‘Borscht’. There are many variations as it is cooked in many different countries. They say every region in Ukraine has its own ‘Borscht’. This soup is so famous and even I often cook it in Melbourne, Australia, and I am Japanese. Today I served ‘Borscht’ with ‘Pampushky’, Ukrainian …

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