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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 …

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