rice

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Fish Katsu Don

    ‘Katsu Don’ is a very popular Japanese rice bowl dish, and ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlet) is often used. This is a Fish version. Crumbed Fried Fish OR Battered Fried Fish are both suitable. If you have some leftovers, try this delicious rice bowl for a quick & easy meal. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1/4 cup Dashi …

  • Fish Onigiri (Rice Balls)

    Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls

    In Japan, ‘Onigiri’ Rice Balls are available in so many different flavours and with different fillings. ‘Onigiri’ are becoming popular in Australia, too. One of the most popular fillings is Tuna & Mayonnaise. I heard many international visitors to Japan fall in love with this Tuna Mayo ‘Onigiri’ Rice Ball. Do you want to make …

  • Chicken Takikomigohan

    Lemongrass Chicken Jasmine Rice

    This is another ‘Takikomigohan’, a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with other ingredients and seasoning, but the flavour of this dish is not Japanese. I used Lemongrass to add flavours to the Rice. Lemongrass is South East Asian herb, so I use Jasmine Rice. I seasoned it with Fish Sauce instead of Soy Sauce. It …

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    Pork & Kimchi Takikomigohan

    ‘Pork & Kimchi’ is a great combination that can be used for Fried Rice, Stir-fried Udon, Rice Bowl, and many many more. You can simply cook Rice with ‘Pork & Kimchi’. If a jar of Kimchi is sitting in your fridge, try this dish. You don’t need to precook anything. Just place all ingredients in …

  • Fish Takikomigohan

    Corn & Salmon Rice with Butter Soy Sauce

    ‘Butter & Soy Sauce’ goes well with Corn. It also goes well with Rice. And Salmon, too. How about all together? Then I tried. I added grated Carrot as well for colour and extra nutrients. Using a rice cooker, it is absolutely easy to cook. The result? It CAN’T be bad. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Curry Fish Takikomigohan

    Tuna Curry Takikomigohan

    If you are doing financially tough, stock Canned Tuna. You can cook loads of delicious and nutritious dishes with it. Have a look at the list of ingredients below. I believe most people have them all. This rice dish can be cooked with those staple ingredients and won’t cost much at all. Makes 4 Servings …

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    Enoki Rice

    I cooked Rice with Enoki. No other ingredients. It’s a very simple ‘Takikomigohan’ dish, that is a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with other ingredients and seasonings. If you like Enoki, you would enjoy it. I usually don’t precook ingredients when I make ‘Takikomigohan’, but I recommend to precook Enoki for this dish. The flavour …

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    Black Bean & ‘Yukari’ Glutinous Rice

    ‘Yukari (ゆかり)’ is a Furikake (Rice Seasoning) and it is made of dried Red Shiso leaves. When I cooked Glutinous Rice with Black Beans, I added it because the rice didn’t turn purple as I wished, and I thought the flavour of the rice was too bland. The rice tastes nicer and looks prettier with …

  • Curry Vegetables

    Vegan Soy Meat Curry

    Mice type Soy Meat (Soy Protein) is perfect for my ‘Clean-Up-Fridge Curry’. I usually use minced Beef or Pork, but this is a really good Vegan alternative. My meat-loving husband would’t notice this is Soy Meat curry. The recipe is almost identical, but you need to add more liquid as Soy Meat is quite dry …

  • Squid & Octopus Takikomigohan

    Squid Takikomigohan

    This is a super simple Takikomigohan that you can try when you have fresh Squid. I use Dashi Stock to cook it, but you can cook with Water because Umami and lovely flavour should come out from fresh Squid. A little bit of Sesame Oil can add an extra flavour. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 …

  • Mazegohan

    Vegan Soy Meat Mazegohan

    My family’s favourite Mazegohan is ‘Beef Mazegohan’. Today I replaced Beef with Soy Meat for a Vegan version. I used Fillet type, but Mince type can be used. Dry Soy Meat is made from Soy Beans and Water, and it is basically dried Tofu. Available from most Asian grocery stores, and not expensive at all. …

  • Baked & Fried Rice

    Tuna & Spinach Doria

    ‘Doria’ dish is my first choice to cook when I have leftover cooked rice. Using a canned Tuna and a bag of Baby Spinach, which is ready to use, this comforting and delicious ‘Doria’ is easy to prepare. Tuna and Spinach are a good combination indeed. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 servings Cooked Rice *warmed30g …

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    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 …

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    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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