pork

  • Other Soup Udon

    Easy Hot & Sour Soup with Udon

    It was my daughter who introduced me Hot & Sour Soup. She uses a variety of ingredients and it takes time to prepare Hot & Sour Soup properly. This is my super quick and easy recipe that I use when I crave it. Today I thickened the soup thicker than normal, and pour it over …

  • Pork Udon

    Scrumptious Pork Udon

    Already cooked Udon Noodles are very handy to stock. I often use Cooked Udon to make my lunch. Today I had some thinly sliced Pork Belly which is also very handy to have as it can be cooked very quickly. Stir-fry Pork in a frying pan while Udon is being heated in boiling water. This …

  • Takikomigohan

    Pork Speck ‘Okowa’ Glutinous Rice

    ‘Okowa’ is a type of Glutinous Rice dish. My mother used to cook it by steaming, but I cook it using a rice cooker just like ‘Takikomigohan’. When you use Glutinous Rice, you need to reduce the amount of liquid. As my ‘Pork Speck Takikomigohan’ was so successful, I tried to cook Asian flavoured version …

  • Beef Pork Vegetables

    ‘Golubtsi’ Stuffed Capsicums

    Several years ago, I received a message form a person, whose name was Asa, about Cabbage Rolls. She wrote that Cabbage Rolls are known as ‘Golubtsi’ in Eastern European region where her family is from, and she introduced me a ‘lazy’ form of ‘Golubtsi’. She kindly gave me her recipe and I have shared it …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Teriyaki Pork Rice Bowl

    It’s hard to believe for me, but there are many bottled Teriyaki Sauce products in Australia, and the flavours of those sauces are often very different from what I know as Teriyaki. I am Japanese and I know what Teriyaki is. Teriyaki sauce can be easily made with three Japanese seasoning staples, that are Sugar, …

  • Pork Takikomigohan

    Pork Speck Takikomigohan

    ‘Takikomigohan’ is a Japanese dish of Rice that is cooked with other ingredients and seasonings. It can be in any flavours. Today’s main ingredient is Pork Speck that I usually use for soups. To get the maximum flavours from the Speck, place it in the pot first, underneath the Rice, so that Speck will get …

  • Pork Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Stir-fried Pork & Tofu Skin

    I recently discovered some Tofu Skin (Bean Curd Skin) products can be used as noodles. Some products might be too soft, but the Chinese Bean Curd Sticks I purchased have firmer texture. When the twisted sticks are rehydrated and softened, they can be cut into noodles. These noodles can be a life saver for those …

  • Pork Potato

    Scrumptious Pork Mince & Potato

    The other day, my son cooked ‘Mabo Dofu Japanese Style’. Next day I found a small amount of leftover Pork Mince. I wondered what I could cook with it. I happened to have a Potato, that was already peeled. I instantly thought about ‘Mabo Potatoes’, but I wanted to cook something simple and easy. Then …

  • Curry Pork Udon

    Pork Curry Udon

    Before I freeze thinly sliced Pork to store, I cut it into bite-size pieces and divide into several portions making each portion is for 1 serving (about 80g). I have found it very convenient. Using 1 portion of the frozen Pork, I can cook a variety of nutritious dishes very quickly. This is a super …

  • Pork Udon

    Pork Belly Udon Soup

    I regularly purchase a nicely lean block of Pork Belly, cut into smaller blocks, half freeze and thinly slice, then cut into bite-size pieces before freezing to store. These already cut thin slices are so handy to have. They can be used straight away for stir-fry or soup or anything. It didn’t take long to …

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