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  • Miso Soup Pork

    Leek & Pork Miso Soup

    Leek is a European vegetable, but I have found its mild flavour is suitable for Japanese dishes. Miso Soup is an example. Today I used Leek for ‘Butajiru’, that is a type of Miso Soup with Pork. It’s so comforting and also filling. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Soup Stock of your choice *Today …

  • Beef Potato

    Potato & Bolognese Sauce Cheese Bake

    Have you got leftover Bolognese Sauce? Try this Potato Cheese Bake. It is super easy and you really don’t need a recipe to make it. Peel and cut Potatoes, boil them until soft, season with Salt & Pepper, cover with your leftover Bolognese Sauce and Cheese, then bake it. How simple is that? Makes 4 …

  • Potato Tofu Vegetables

    Vegan Cottage Pie

    Since my discovery of Dry Soy Meat (Mince Type) at a local Asian grocery store, I have been cooking mince dishes replacing the mince with Soy Meat. The texture of Soy Meat is very similar to meat mince, and this Cottage Pie seems to be quite satisfying even for meat lovers. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Kimchi Potato

    Do you like Kimchi? Have you ever mixed it with boiled Potato? If you haven’t, try it next time when you have both. It is absolutely simple to make and really tasty. Kimchi is very sour, but the sourness is not overwhelming when mixed with Potato. Japanese Mayonnaise can be added. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Broccoli Potato Salad

    My Family’s Potato Salad is a special salad for us. Everyone loves it and it always reminds us my mother’s kitchen. It is not hard to make but it is time consuming. This ‘Broccoli Potato Salad’ is almost identical but much easier to prepare as I don’t mash the Potatoes. A whole head of Broccoli …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Quick & Cheesy Broccoli Potato

    I saw a lovely looking dish of roasted Broccoli and Potatoes that were mixed with Garlic and Anchovy. Sounds really good, doesn’t it? But, I didn’t want to use the oven. If it is just Broccoli, I would cook it in a frying pan. But I needed to cook Potatoes as well. So, I boiled …

  • Potato

    Sushi Vinegar Potato Chips

    I love Salt & Vinegar Potato Chips. On the other day, I searched for the recipes on the internet, and discovered most recipes require a lot of Vinegar, 2 to 3 cups of it, to soak the Potato slices. No way!!! We Japanese know a famous food product called ‘Sushinoko’, that is the powdered Sushi …

  • Beans & Peas Potato

    Broad Beans & Potato Salad

    Broad Beans lovers should try this Potato Salad. Fresh Broad Beans are the best, but Frozen Broad Beans are perfectly suitable for this salad. You can add as much Broad Beans as you want. This salad can be a good sandwich filling, too. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 to 3 Potatoes *about 500g, peeled and …

  • Pork Potato

    Pork Mince Nikujaga

    ‘Nikujaga’ is the dish of ‘Niku’ (Meat) and ‘Jaga’ (Potato) cooked in sweet soy sauce flavoured broth. It is one of the most popular home cooking dishes in Japan, and I cook it very often. I use thinly sliced Beef, but ‘Niku’ can be other Meat. Thinly sliced Meat is most popular, but it can …

  • Egg Potato Vegetables

    Broccoli, Egg & Potato Salad

    Broccoli is in season. It is delicious and also very cheap. I have been cooking Broccoli almost everyday. Today I added it to everyone’s favourite ‘Egg & Potato Salad’. Broccoli is so good with creamy sauces. With Sour Cream, Egg and Potato, it couldn’t possibly taste bad. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 to 3 Potatoes …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Spinach, Lettuce & Potato Chips Salad

    Believe it or not, my ‘Carrot & Potato Chips Salad’ is one of the most accessed salad recipes on this website. I think Potato Chips (Crisps) is an underestimated salad ingredient. Many people add Croutons. Why not Potato Chips? Please choose good quality REAL Potato Chips. Do not use heavily processed potato-based chips. Makes 4 …

  • Lamb Potato

    Lamb Jaga

    ‘Nikujaga’ is a very popular Japanese dish made of ‘Niku’ (Meat) and ‘Jagaimo’ (Potato) that are cooked, often with Onion, in sweet soy sauce flavoured broth. I usually use thinly sliced Beef for the dish, but Pork or Chicken can be used. I wondered how about Lamb? I have never ever tried it before, so …

  • Fish Potato

    Potato & Canned Salmon Gratin

    On the other day, I overcooked Potato and I couldn’t make what I meant to cook with it. So I just chucked it into a baking dish, added Canned Salmon, squeeze some Japanese Mayonnaise over, cover with some leftover Cheese, then baked it. The result was not bad at all. I am now writing down …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Beetroot & Potato Salad

    I used to be a Beetroot hater. I hated it so bad and didn’t want to put it into my mouth. But I love it now, and Canned Beetroot is my pantry essential. ‘Spinach, Beetroot & Fetta Salad’ is my No.1 Beetroot Salad. No. 2 is this ‘Beetroot & Potato Salad’. You can add Boiled …

  • Miso Soup

    Potato & Sweet Corn Miso Butter Soup

    Hokkaido is the northern island of Japan and famous for the fresh food they produce. High quality dairy products are particularly famous and Butter is one of them. Adding Butter to Miso Soup was unthinkable for me until I saw a TV ad many years ago. Miso Soup with Butter is really good, especially with …

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