soup

  • Other Soup Prawn & Shrimp

    Curry Flavoured Prawn Soup

    This is a soup that is super easy to prepare, yet the flavour is a complex. It has curry flavour, and it is fruity and sweet, but spicy and salty, and you can make it sour, too. Today I added leftover Dumpling Wrappers, but you can add Noodles instead. OR make the flavour stronger and …

  • Other Soup

    Wombok & Pork Hot Sour Soup

    It was my daughter who introduced Hot & Sour Sour to me. I fell in love with it instantly. Today I tried to make my favourite Wombok & Pork Soup into a Hot & Sour Soup. I knew it would be delicious and it certainly was. I added 1 teaspoon Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) …

  • Other Soup

    Red Cabbage & Apple Soup

    If you have any doubt about cooking Apple with Garlic and Onion, trust me. The Apple adds its pleasant acidity to the soup and the acidity makes this beautiful colour. If you add more acid, such as Vinegar, the colour will become redder. Three humble ingredients (Red Cabbage, Onion and Apple) make such a delicious …

  • Other Soup Sea Vegetables

    Wakame Soup

    This is Wakame only soup. I recommend to add fresh Ginger. An absolutely simple soup, often served at Chinese restaurants in Japan, very popular over there, and I often crave for it. Makes 2 to 3 Servings Ingredients 2 to 3 tablespoons Dry Cut Wakame4-5 thin slices Ginger *cut into fine strips1-2 teaspoons Sesame Oil2 …

  • 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 very low in calories. You can add other vegetables to make this soup more …

  • 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 …

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