wakame

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork

    Gochujang Pork Rice Bowl

    The delicious ‘Buta Don’ (Pork Rice Bowl) is very popular. Today I added Gochujang (Korean Spicy Miso) to its sauce for extra ‘umami’ and spiciness. If you love spicy food, you may wish to add more Gochujang, but 2 teaspoons was a right amount for me. Add some vegetables of your choice as well. Today …

  • Beef Sea Vegetables Udon

    Beef & Wakame Udon Soup

    It was time to make my lunch. I had a look in the fridge to see what I had and saw a small amount of thinly sliced Beef. I instantly decided to cook ‘Beef & Wakame Soup’. I added Udon Noodles to make it into a filling meal. This is another quick & easy Udon …

  • Miso Soup Tofu & Soy Protein

    Tofu Skin Miso Soup

    Tofu Skin is called ‘Yuba’, ゆば OR 湯葉, in Japanese. I never liked it and I never ever cooked it in my life until today. As I have received requests for Tofu Skin recipes, I purchased Chinese Dried Tofu Skin and cooked it for the first time. The Chinese Tofu Skin is different from Japanese …

  • Beef Other Soup

    Beef & Wakame Soup

    I have a fond memory attached to this soup as one of my sisters frequently made this soup for our family members. She always used Beef Mince, which sometimes caused me coughing because the tiny pieces of Beef went to wrong way. I prefer using thinly sliced Beef. I wonder if my sister is still …

  • Mushrooms Sea Vegetables

    Snow Fungus & Wakame Salad

    I always stock Dried Cut Wakame and Dried Snow Fungus, aka White Jelly Mushroom. Are you unfamiliar with them? They are available from most Asian grocery stores. They have similar texture and don’t have strong flavour. I use them mainly for soups and salads, but I have never used both of them together, so I …

  • Mazegohan

    Tuna & Wakame Mazegohan

    Here is another dish you can make with the humble Canned Tuna. This is a Mezegohan dish. Rice and other ingredients are cooked separately and mixed together. You can actually use leftover cooked rice for this dish. In that case, you don’t need to cook anything. Just mix all ingredients. Anyone can make it. Makes …

  • Other Soup

    Dumpling Wrappers & Wakame Soup

    When we make Dumplings such as Gyoza and Wonton, we often end up having leftover wrappers. I add them to soup and this ‘Wakame Soup’ is my absolute favourite. Today I used Wonton Wrappers. Make sure you add the wrappers one sheet at a time. Makes 2 to 3 Servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons Dry Cut …

  • 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 …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Lettuce & Wakame Sesame Salad

    This is a Korean inspired salad. I usually add Garlic, but the salad tastes good without Garlic. This salad is seasoned with Salt only, but it is absolutely delicious and can be a great side dish. Good for drinking, too. Makes 2 to 4 Servings Ingredients 200g (4 large leaves) Iceberg Lettuce *OR Cos Lettuce2 …

  • 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 …

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