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  • 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 …

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles Vegetables

    Spicy Chicken & Harusame Salad

    ‘Harusame Salad’ is one of the most popular summer dishes among my family members. This is a spicy version of it as I add Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) to the dressing. Lean Chicken is more suitable than Ham to this spicy salad. You can serve this dish with freshly cooked Rice, but this dish …

  • Beef Harusame & Rice Noodles Vegetables

    Stir-fried Beef & Harusame

    The thin noodles made from Potato starch or Mung Bean starch are called ‘Harusame’ in Japanese, but there are many different names in different countries. Many people pre-cook these noodles when stir-fry, but it is unnecessary. I don’t pre-cook them. Soak them in water while you are preparing other ingredients. The rehydrated ‘Harusame’ noodles can …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish Vegetables

    Fried Fish & Vegetable Rice Bowl

    The Fish are seasoned with Salt & Pepper, fried and placed on top of the freshly cooked Rice. There are many sauces that go well with the Fish and Rice, but this is my favourite sauce. It is basically stir-fried Vegetables and Asian Mushrooms. Dashi stock is added and seasoned with Japanese staples, Soy Sauce …

  • Vegetables

    Meltingly Soft Pan-fried Baby Onions

    You DO NOT need to turn on your oven to cook these sweet & meltingly soft Baby Onions. I cooked them in the pan-steam-frying method that I often use to cook Broccoli. It is the easiest and energy saving way to cook these Onions. Cut Baby Onions in half, so that they can be cooked …

  • Pork

    Onion-Marinated Pork Steaks

    It is widely known some Fruit & Vegetables contain enzyme that breaks down protein. I heard that the grated Onion can soften tough Meat, so I tried. I want to share this tip with you because Onion indeed softens Meat. And it is a perfect ingredient for a marinade anyway. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 …

  • Beef Chicken Pork Vegetables

    Korean Inspired Stir-fry

    I named this stir-fry dish ‘Korean Inspired Stir-fry’ because I used Gochujang (Korean Spicy Miso), however you can use your favourite Chilli Sauce instead. Cook Rice before you cook this dish, because you got to serve it with freshly cooked Rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 350g Pork, Beef OR Chicken1 Onion *thinly Sliced1 small Carrot …

  • Tempura

    Chikuwa, Onion & Parsley ‘Kakiage’ Tempura

    ‘Kakiage’ is a type of Tempura made with a variety of chopped or thinly sliced Vegetables and Seafood. I often cook ‘Prawn, Onion & Carrot Kakiage’ to serve with ‘Zaru Soba’. Today I didn’t have enough Prawns. Then I used ‘Chikuwa’ instead. ‘Chikuwa’ is a tube-shape Japanese fishcake made from Surimi (fish paste). This Kakiage’ …

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