soup

  • Other Soup

    Broccoli, Potato & Oats Soup

    This creamy soup has no dairy product added. I didn’t add Flour either. The soup is thick and creamy because of Oats. My ‘Miso Oats Porridge’ inspired me to make this soup. Adding Oats is absolutely the easiest way to make a soup thick and creamy. You may wish to use Butter and Milk, add …

  • Fish Other Soup

    Salmon & Wombok Milk Soup

    This soup looks like a creamy stew, but I cooked it in a way similar to Japanese soup. You cook ingredients in stock, use no Oil or Butter, and no Wheat Flour. This soup is low in calories, yet very nutritious and comforting. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 skinless Salmon Fillets *about 250g2 pinches Salt2 …

  • Other Soup

    Snow Fungus & Egg Soup

    Snow Fungus has crunchy gelatinous texture similar to Black Fungus. It doesn’t have particular flavour. I use it mainly for salad and soup. This comforting soup can be enjoyed with freshly cooked rice, or you may wish to add your favourite noodles such as Udon Noodles, Rice Noodles or Harusame Noodles (Mung Bean Starch Vermicelli). …

  • Other Soup

    Spicy Pork & Potato Soup

    This is a very simply soup. Naturally you can add other Vegetables and Mushrooms. To add the spiciness, I used Gochujang (Korean Spicy Miso). I am not very good with Chilli, but 1 tablespoon, which seems a lot to me, was a good amount that created enjoyable spiciness. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1 to 2 …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Simmered Wombok & Pork

    It is getting cold in Melbourne. Winter vegetables have started appearing in the stores. When Wombok is in season, I always cook this dish. It’s super easy, comforting, nutritious and delicious. Season lightly to eat it as soup, or season fairly well if you want to pour it over rice. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 350g …

  • Egg Other Soup

    Garlic Chives & Egg Soup

    Garlic Chives and Eggs are a great match. They taste so good whatever way they are cooked. ‘Stir-fried Garlic Chives & Eggs’ and ‘Garlic Chives & Egg Spaghetti’ are the examples. This simple soup is no exception. It is absolutely easy to cook, not expensive at all, and delicious and nutritious. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Other Soup Ramen Vegetables

    Hot & Sour Instant Ramen

    In Melbourne where I live, many supermarkets are now selling Japanese ‘Nisshin’ brand Instant Ramen. You really can’t underestimate Japanese Instant Ramen. Here is a fun way to cook ‘Soy Sauce’ flavoured Instant Ramen. If you like Hot & Sour soup, you would enjoy this dish. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 serving Instant Soy Sauce …

  • Egg Mushrooms Other Soup Tofu

    Enoki, Tofu & Egg Soup

    This comforting soup has slightly sweet flavour that come from Enoki Mushrooms and Oyster Sauce. It is delicious as it is, but you can pour it over freshly cooked rice or noodles. You can use Soy Sauce instead of Oyster Sauce if you prefer. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1000ml Chicken Stock OR Stock of your …

  • Shirataki & Itokonnyaku

    Low-Calorie Cabbage & Shirataki Soup

    ‘Shirataki’ is Konjac Noodles that has almost no calories. Cabbage is a popular vegetable to eat when you try to lose weight. Protein is important, so I added Boiled Egg. This soup is a healthy version of Ramen Soup, and definitely low in calories. You can add other vegetables to make this soup more nutritious. …

  • Chicken Other Soup

    Chicken & Dumplings

    Nearly 30 years ago, when I visited Alabama in the US, I fell in love with a dish called ‘Chicken & Dumplings’. I have been cooking it since then, and my ‘Chicken & Dumplings’ has developed into this Japanese take. I use Glutenous Rice Flour (or ‘Shiratamako’) as well as Wheat Flour to make dumplings, …

  • Egg Harusame & Rice Noodles Other Soup Tofu

    Harusame, Tofu & Egg Soup

    ‘Harusame’ are the noodles made from Potato starch or Mung Bean starch. I love its delicate texture. For this soup, please use soft Tofu such as ‘Silken’ or ‘Momen’. Season the soup lightly as the flavour should be gentle and subtle. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups (1000ml) Chicken Stock OR Stock of your choice2 …

  • Chicken Other Soup

    Lemon Chicken & Egg Soup

    Many years ago, I leaned how to cook this soup from my next-door neighbour. She was an old lady who migrated to Australia with her family from Macedonia after WW II. She taught me to use Chicken Drumsticks to make the stock. But I sometimes use Instant Chicken Stock Cube. Today I cooked it in …

  • Beans & Peas Beef Chicken Other Soup Pork

    Chilli Con Carne Soup

    I was making Tomato Soup and I wanted to add leftover cooked Barley to it. Then I decided to add some beans as well. The soup looked like ‘Chilli Con Carne’, so I added the spices that I use to make Chilli Con Carne. The result was excellent. I could have added some Jalapeño. Makes …

  • Other Soup Udon

    ‘Nikomi’ Simmered Udon & Egg Soup

    There are some particular food that I wish to eat when I have a cold. This is one of them. The essential ingredients for this dish are Udon Soup, Noodles and Egg. I always season it lightly as it is a sick food for me. You can add other ingredients such as green vegetables and …

  • Clear Soup Vegetables

    Monk’s Vegan Soup ‘Kenchin-jiru’

    This soup is called ‘Kenchin-jiru’ in Japan. It is originally a Buddhist dish and vegan. Vegetable base stock, such as Shiitake Mushroom OR Kombu (Kelp), is used for this soup. It is commonly seasoned with Soy Sauce, but there are many variations these days. Some people prefer seasoning with Miso. Root vegetables are the main …

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