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  • Takikomigohan

    Seafood Curry Takikomigohan

    Rice cooker is an essential item in my kitchen. Just place Rice and Other Ingredients with the right amount of Water and Seasoning. Then you can create a variety of rice dishes so easily. When you use Seafood, you need to reduce the amount of Water as a lot of liquid comes out from the …

  • Takikomigohan

    Rice Cooker Jambalaya

    I have shared my ‘Oven-Baked Jambalaya’ recipe on this website. It is quite easy to cook. But today, I didn’t have enough energy. I wanted to cook it in the easiest possible way. The Rice Cooker is the best method. I placed the Chicken pieces at the bottom as I wanted to brown them. How …

  • Onigiri (Rice Balls) Pork

    Tonkatsu Onigirazu (Rice Sandwich)

    When I have leftover Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet), I usually make ‘Katsu Sando’ (Tonkatsu Sandwich) for lunch next day. Today I made this Rice Sandwich ‘Onigirazu’. Tonkastu Sauce can go well with Rice, but Miso Sauce is my choice. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 serving Cooked Short Grain Rice1 sheet Nori1/2 or 1 Tonkatsu (Pork Cutlet) …

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    Chicken, Garlic & Tomato Takikomigohan

    I often stir-fry Tomatoes with Garlic and season with Soy Sauce. I add Tofu or Eggs to it. That simple stir-fry dish is one of my family’s favourite dishes and it inspired me to cook this rice dish. As it was too tricky to cook Tofu or Eggs with rice, I added Chicken. The result …

  • Sushi

    Colourful Sushi Rice Rolls

    For decorative Sushi Rolls, the Rice is often coloured with various ingredients such as Egg for Yellow and Salmon for pink. Decorative Sushi Rolls are not easy to make, but this one is easy and even young children can roll. You may wish to roll with some filling. See the picture below. Makes 5 to …

  • Pork Takikomigohan

    Ginger Pork Takikomigohan

    ‘Pork Shogayaki’, or Ginger Pork, is one of the most popular Izakaya dishes. If you like it, you would certainly love this Takikomigohan. Basically I cooked same ingredients with Rice all together in a rice cooker. While it is cooking, prepare a refreshing Salad or steamed Veggies. It can be a perfect dinner on a …

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    Chicken Ketchup Rice

    On the other day, I wanted to cook ‘Omu-rice’ (Omelette Rice) for dinner. Then I had to cook 4 servings Ketchup flavoured fried rice, and that was not easy. Then I tried to cook all the fried rice ingredients in a rice cooker just like cooking ‘Takikomigohan’, a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with ingredients …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Fish

    Curry Flavoured Salmon Doria

    My ‘Potato & Canned Salmon Gratin’ is made with Japanese Mayonnaise instead of white sauce, and it is delicious. Today I made this ‘Doria’ that is almost identical to the dish, replacing Potato with Rice. I seasoned the Rice with Curry Powder, and the curry flavour matches with Salmon, Mayonnaise & Cheese topping. This is …

  • Chicken Egg Sushi

    Soboro Sushi Rolls

    It takes time to prepare the fillings for traditional Sushi Rolls. I often prepare Carrot, Spinach, Egg, Shiitake, Fish or Chicken, Cucumber, and more. They all need to be prepared separately. It is very time consuming. But this filling is super easy to prepare. You cook everything together. It is a great filling for ‘Temaki-zushi’ …

  • Chicken Takikomigohan

    Chicken & Jasmine Rice

    I always use Japanese Short Grain Rice for ‘Takikomigohan’, that is a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with other ingredients and seasonings all together. However, for this dish that I wanted to serve with South East Asian flavoured sauce, I believe Jasmine Rice is better suited. You may wish to serve this dish with Coriander, …

  • Egg Mazegohan Vegetables

    Spinach & Egg Mazegohan

    I often cook fried rice with Spinach and Egg. It is not easy to cook 4 servings at a time. Then I tried to mix all up in a large mixing bowl. It’s a ‘Mazegohan’. It worked perfectly. Quick, easy, delicious & nutritious, that’s all I want. Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 cups (*180ml cup) …

  • Other Seafood Takikomigohan

    Dried Scallops ‘Okowa’ Glutinous Rice

    Drying is a good method to preserve food. Dried Fish and Seafood are popular foods in many Asian countries. I cooked ‘Dried Scallops Takikomigohan’ on the other day, and I still had some leftover Dried Scallops. Today I decided to cook them with Glutinous Rice. I love Glutinous Rice. The only issue about this dish …

  • Other Seafood Takikomigohan

    Dried Scallops Takikomigohan

    Soak dried Scallops in water until soft and you will have a really nice stock. Using this stock and softened Scallops, you can cook a delicious ‘Takikomigohan’. Today I added Carrot and Shiitake as well, but just Scallops and Spring Onions would be good enough. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 50g Dried Scallops400ml Water2 cups (*180ml …

  • Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    Abura-age & Asian Mushrooms Takikomigohan

    My family’s favourite ‘Asian Mushroom Takikomigohan’ can be even tastier and more nutritious with Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu). If you are Vegan, use plant-based stock such as Shiitake Dashi OR Kombu (Kelp) Dashi. This rice dish and a refreshing salad would make me a perfect meal. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 cups (*180ml cup) Short …

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