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  • Zōsui (Rice Soup)

    Tomato Rice Soup

    Rice Soup is a good way to use up leftover Cooked Rice, particularly Cooked Rice that is cold and hard. Today I used canned diced Tomatoes, but if you have the harvest from your garden, please use fresh ripe Tomatoes, and the soup will be beautiful. You can add the Cooked Rice to any soup, …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Egg

    Cheesy Rice Omelette

    What do you cook with leftover Cooked Rice? ‘Doria’ is my first choice if I cook something for my family. I frequently cook Rice Soup and Fried Rice. This is a new option for leftover Cooked Rice. It is Omelette with melting Cheese on top. You can add bits and pieces of leftovers. I added …

  • Baked & Fried Rice

    Fried Leftover Sushi Rice

    When I cook Sushi Rice for a special occasion to entertain our guests, I often end up having some leftover Sushi Rice. Does it happen to you, too? You don’t waste it, do you? Leftover Cooked Rice is often used for Soup OR Fried Rice. Sushi Rice can be used in the same ways. Hot …

  • Beef Mazegohan Mushrooms

    Beef & Asian Mushroom Mazegohan with Gochujang

    ‘Mazegohan’ is a Japanese rice dish. Rice and other ingredients are cooked separately and mixed together. This is a Korean inspired ‘Mazegohan’ that I used Gochujang (Korean Spicy Miso) for seasoning. It’s spicy but only slightly. You might be interested in Japanese flavoured ‘Asian Mushroom Mazegohan’ and ‘Asian Mushrooms & Garlic Mazegohan’. Makes 4 Servings …

  • Mazegohan

    Canned Salmon & Peas Mazegohan

    Canned Fish is a life saver. Frozen Peas is also a life saver. Using those two, such a delicious and nutritious Mazegohan dish is super easy to make. Flavour can be European, Asian, OR any flavour you like. It’s a very versatile recipe. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 cup (*180ml cup) Short Grain OR Medium …

  • Beef Takikomigohan

    ‘Yakiniku’ Beef Takikomigohan

    ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce is a dipping sauce for Japanese style BBQ, but ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce can be used as a seasoning sauce for many dishes. The other day, I shared my Fried Rice recipe. This is a Takikomigohan recipe. Again, to season the dish, you only need ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce, nothing else. Using a rice cooker, this dish …

  • Baked & Fried Rice

    ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce Fried Rice

    When I make ‘My Family’s Yakiniku Sauce’, I always make a large amount, because ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce is very versatile and can be used for many dishes. It is best to use for seasoning stir-fry Meat & Vegetable, but it is a perfect sauce to season fried rice, too. You only need ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce, and nothing …

  • Onigiri (Rice Balls)

    Nori-Wrapped Rice Ball Sandwich

    There is a type of Rice Ball that is called ‘Bakudan Onigiri’ that is a bomb-look-alike rice ball. Freshly cooked Rice is formed into a ball, slightly salted, then wrapped with Nori. When my son was a child, ‘Bakudan Onigiri’ was extremely popular among his friends. This is a variation of the ‘Bakudan Onigiri’. Make …

  • Takikomigohan

    Carrot Takikomigohan

    I love Takikomigohan, that is a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with other ingredients and seasonings all together. ‘Abura-age & Carrot Takikomigohan’ is one of my favourites and I wanted to eat it today, but I didn’t have Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu). I cooked Rice with Carrot only, and the result was NOT bad at …

  • Mazegohan

    Corn & Lentils Mazegohan

    Recently I had an opportunity to attend an event to celebrate Iranian New Year. I was lucky to taste many Iranian dishes. I learned Rice is the main food in Iran. Same in Japan. I learned a lot about Iranian culture and I was most surprised at many similarities between Iranian culture and Japanese culture. …

  • Chicken Sushi

    Teriyaki Chicken Salad Sushi

    This is a variation of ‘Chirashi-zushi’ that is a type of Sushi. ‘Chirashi-zushi’ is a kind of decorated rice salad and a variety of ingredients can be used. Teriyaki Chicken is my Aussie family’s favourite ingredient. Today I added all leftover salad vegetables that I could find in the fridge. Radish was surprisingly good. Makes …

  • Onigiri (Rice Balls) Sushi

    Smoked Salmon ‘Onigirazu’ (Rice Sandwich)

    Compared to ‘Onigiri’ (Japanese Rice Ball) that is shaped into a ball or a triangle by hands, ‘Onigirazu’ is shaped into a flat square and wrapped with Nori. This new food has no rule at all about the filling. Today I used leftover Sushi Rice to make this delicious Smoked Salmon ‘Onigirazu’. Creamy Cheese and …

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