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  • Curry Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish

    Quick & Easy Canned Mackerel Curry

    Mackerel is my absolutely favourite fish and I always stock some cans of ‘Mackerel in Brine’ in my pantry. Using one can, you can create a variety of Rice Bowl dishes and I have shared the recipes of those on this website. Here is another one to share. This is a super easy Mackerel Curry. …

  • Beef Pork Vegetables

    Cabbage Rolls

    Cabbage Rolls are much easier to prepare than you think, though you need large Cabbage leaves. I often use uncooked Sausages for the stuffing, but today I made the stuffing using Pork Mince. I heard that Ukrainian people often add Cooked Rice to the mixture, so I added 1 cupful of Cooked Rice. I think …

  • Potato

    Potato Pancake covered with Melting Cheese

    I was looking at many beautiful places in Ukraine on the internet, and found a place called ‘Yaremche’. I was dreaming of visiting this beautiful place and I checked some restaurants and cafes in the city as I have strong interests in those places. There is a small eatery called ‘Cafe Kolomyika’ and it’s got …

  • Egg Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Stir-fried Tomato, Tofu & Egg

    This is a dish I often cook in summer when Tomatoes are in season. It’s a very simple stir-fry dish and my family enjoys it always. Ripe and sweet Tomatoes are ideal, but not-so-great Tomatoes are also suitable as you stir-fry them. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 Tomatoes200 to 250g Tofu *I used medium soft …

  • Egg Pork Udon

    Stir-fried Udon with Tomato, Pork & Egg

    Stir-fried Tomatoes is one of my family’s favourite side dishes. I often add extra ingredients such as Egg or Tofu. Today I added Pork and Egg, and cooked with Udon Noodles. You can alter this recipe and use whatever you have in hand. The key ingredient is Tomato. Not-so-great Tomato is suitable. Makes 1 Serving …

  • Other Seafood

    Stir-fried Clams with Spicy Tomato Sauce

    This dish has been inspired by a European style dish of Clams that I saw on the internet. Clams were cooked with Garlic & Tomato. I instantly thought about adding Soy Sauce and Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) to that dish. Added Spring Onion instead of Herbs. This is an Asian style dish of Clams. …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta Vegetables

    Pasta Salad with Sour Cream Dressing

    Macaroni Salad is the most popular salad in Japan and I have my own recipe. It’s a lovely salad and I have been making it repeatedly for decades. The same Macaroni Salad again and again, and I wanted to make something different today. This is my American inspired Pasta Salad, but still tastes Japanese as …

  • Takikomigohan

    Mexican Inspired Chicken Takikomigohan

    ‘Takikomigohan’ is a Japanese dish of Rice cooked with other ingredients and seasoning. Using a rice cooker, it is easy to cook. Today I added the spices that I use for ‘Chilli Con Carne’. It’s a Mexican inspired Takikomigohan. Chicken can be replaced with other meat such as Pork or Sausages, or Seafood is also …

  • Bread Chicken Vegetables

    Tacos with Curry Sauce

    My ‘Curry Sauce’ goes well with Steaks, Roasts, ‘Tonkatsu’ and ‘Chicken Katsu’, and many more, and it is easy to make using Japanese Curry Roux Blocks. Today I enjoyed Tacos with the Curry Sauce, just for a change. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Tortillas *OR FlatbreadsRoast Chicken *I bought it from a shop today. You may …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Chickpeas & Barley Salad

    I am very fond of Pearl Barley and use it for soups and salads, and I even stir-fry it. I often cook Pearl Barley using my rice cooker. Today I cooked it with Chickpeas. Of course, you can use canned Chickpeas and cook Pearl Barley in a saucepan. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients 1/2 …

  • Sushi

    Salad Chirashi-zushi

    ‘Chirashi-zushi’ is a type of Sushi and it is a kind of decorated rice salad. This ‘Salad Chirashi-zushi’ is quite popular in Japan. You can add a variety of salad ingredients and decorate it as you like. If you want to prepare this dish for more than 4 servings, just cook more Sushi Rice and …

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