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  • Curry Fish Other Seafood Prawn & Shrimp Squid & Octopus

    Seafood Curry

    Curry is super easy if you use Japanese Curry Roux (Sauce Mix). In Melbourne where I live, we can find S&B Golden Curry Sauce Mix, from Mild to Super Hot, at any supermarket stores and Asian grocery stores. Using those Curry Sauce Mix, this amazingly delicious ‘Seafood Curry’ is super easy to make. Makes 4 …

  • Ramen Vegetables

    Crispy Noodles With Stir-Fry

    When I was living in Japan, this was the dish I ordered at the Chinese restaurants almost all the time. It was the dish of crispy golden brown fried noodles covered with delicious seafood & vegetable stir-fry. I recently discovered that I can easily make the crispy noodles by frying Uncooked Fresh Chinese Egg Noodles. …

  • Squid & Octopus

    Baked Salt & Pepper Squid

    Squid is a sustainable seafood and not expensive. If you like Squid Rings and Salt & Pepper Squid, but can’t be bothered cooking them at home using hot oil, you can try my ‘Baked Salt & Pepper Squid’. It’s my recipe, so it can’t be difficult. You only need the Oven. Makes 2 to 4 …

  • Squid & Octopus

    Squid Tentacles ‘Kara-age’

    Body of Squid is often called ‘Squid Tube’ and available from any supermarket stores. I always wonder why they don’t sell tentacles. Frozen Squid Tentacles are available from most Asian grocery stores and they are not expensive. Of course, fresh whole squid from seafood stores are the best. They will clean them for you. This …

  • Seasonings & Oils

    ‘Kara-age-Ko’

    ‘Kara-age-Ko’ is a seasoned flour used for, most commonly, fried chicken in Japan. ‘Kara-age Chicken’ can be made in many different ways and I have my own recipe, but my mother used to use a store-bought ‘Kara-age-Ko’ when she prepared our bento lunch in the morning. It was the quickest way to make fried chicken, …

  • Squid & Octopus

    Stir-fried Squid with Garlic & Anchovy

    ‘Anchovy Garlic Sautéed Green Beans’ is one of the most popular recipes listed on my website. I love Anchovy & Garlic. And I love Squid. If I mix them together? It got to be delicious, but it needs a kick in the flavour. Enjoy it with plenty of cracked pepper or Shichimi (Japanese chilli spice …

  • Squid & Octopus Takikomigohan

    Squid ‘Okowa’ Glutinous Rice

    Steamed glutinous rice dishes can be cooked by rice cooker. It’s much easier and quicker, which is more suitable for our modern lifestyle. Just like other my glutinous rice dishes, this dish is also really yummy and easy to cook. If you like ‘Mochi’, you would love its rubbery texture. Makes 4 to 6 Servings …

  • Squid & Octopus Vegetables

    Marinated Squid Salad

    I love Squid, especially ‘Squid Sashimi’ which I have never had in Australia. Fresh squids are not available where I live. Frozen or thawed squid tubes are available from any supermarkets. But the whole squids are less than half the price and they don’t smell like chlorine like the processed squid tubes do. If you …

  • Fish Other Seafood

    Squid & Edamame Patties

    In Japan, I used to enjoy many traditional food made from fish such as ‘Chikuwa’, ‘Kamaboko’, ‘Fish Sausages’, etc. One of my favourite is deep-fried fish patties with squid pieces in them. The only way for me to eat them now is making them by myself. One day I reluctantly tried and discovered it is …

  • Okonomiyaki Prawn & Shrimp Squid & Octopus

    Takoyaki

    ‘Takoyaki’, a ball-shaped savoury snack, is one of the dishes that most foreign tourists try to eat in Japan. To make ‘Takoyaki’, you need a ‘Takoyaki’ pan. Do not give up if you don’t have one, I heard that Cake Pop Maker or Mini Pancake Pan are just fine for making ‘Takoyaki’. It doesn’t matter …

  • Squid & Octopus

    Grilled Squid

    This is perfect for BBQ. Easy to prepare, easy to cook, and delicious! Great with cold beer. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Squid Tubes 3 to 4Spring OnionShichimi (Japanese Chilli Spice Mix) Marinade Ingredients Garlic 1 clove *gratedGinger 1 small piece *gratedSake 1 tablespoonMirin 2 tablespoonsSoy Sauce 3 tablespoons Method Combine Marinade Ingredients and marinate the …

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