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  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Lentil Salad

    Canned Beans are very handy to stock in the pantry. Using them, a nice salad like this one can be made very easily. You may wish to cook Lentils by yourself as it doesn’t take long to cook them. I still enjoy using Canned Lentils. Today I used Cucumber, Grape Tomatoes, Carrot, Red Capsicum and …

  • 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 …

  • Beef Other Soup Vegetables

    Stewed Beef & Vegetables

    This is the simplest Stewed Beef & Vegetables, I suppose. Today I had some chunky cuts of Beef for casserole, and I wanted to cook something very light. So, I simply stewed everything in Vegetable Stock and seasoned with Slat & Black Pepper. I thought the soup needed some acidity, then I added a Tomato. …

  • 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 …

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