My Low Carb Recipe – Okonomiyaki Frittata

Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savoury pancake made with a flour-based batter mixed with cabbage and your choice of topping such as sliced pork, prawns, squid, mushrooms etc. It is a very famous dish in my hometown – Osaka. OH YES, Okonomiyaki is my soul food. As I mentioned here a few times before, we are…

Run out of dinner ideas? Try my Thai Style Chicken

I would like to introduce one of my quick and easy chicken recipes today. Actually, it is the newest addition to my weeknight dinner repertoire. Something quick, something easy, but at the same time, something different.., just something perfect for us! I made this recipe when I did not know what to cook for dinner….

Secret to Juicy Yakitori

Yakitori is a Japanese grilled chicken skewer which is made from all different parts of chicken; such as thigh, breast, wing, liver and even cartilage (! I know…). At the restaurants, it is normally charcol-grilled and basted with the special Yakitori sauce or seasoned with salt. There are a lot of casual Yakitori bars in…

Let's Wrap! Vegetable Gyoza – Japanese Pan-fried Dumpling

I always say that cooking is therapeutic, especially when you have time to do it. Now I lost 2 out of 3 my hobbies (in case you are wondering, they are dancing and travelling). Yes I have time, and yes I need a good therapy to calm myself down for “not being able to do…

One Pan Baked Salmon and Vegetables with Thai Dressing

I would like to introduce my One Pan Baked Salmon and Veggies recipe today. Well…, I have to admit that this is kind of recipe that I have been thinking to develop for ages, and then became overdue…hehehe… However, I have finally done it and am really proud of how it came out. I cooked…

The Secret to Juicy Karaage

Today, I would like to introduce my new Karaage recipe. Did you think “another one”? – Do not leave me yet!! It is not “just another” Karaage recipe. Today, I am revealing my secret how to make your Karaage juicer and tenderer. You might have already known a cooking method called “Brining”. In short, brine…

Healthy! My Easy Laksa Soup – without paste, without oil!

I love Laksa. Hot, Creamy and Rich… It is perfect for the cold weather as well as the hot sweaty summer. I love the fact that there are so many different varieties across Southeast Asia. It is fun to compare each Laksa in each region/country. There are a few places that serve Laksa in Perth…

Traditional Japanese Cooking : Simmered Sardines with Ginger

Raw = Fresh It is my food formula. When you think about Tsukiji Fish Market, you can see where my idea comes from. For this reason, I feel really strange to see a lot of fish shops in this city selling frozen fish. We buy our favourite New Zealand King Salmon from this fish monger….