Run out of dinner ideas? Try Japanese Chicken Piccata

I would like to introduce one of my weeknight recipes – Japanese Chicken Piccata. In fact, this was one of my mum’s weeknight menus as well. It is quick and easy, and you can serve it within 30 minutes. Firstly, please do not mix up with the real Italian Piccata!! This piccata is one of…

Delicious! Brown Rice Sushi Salad

It was last spring when I created this salad. It was when I was craving Sushi, specifically Chirashi Sushi. When you hear Chirashi Sushi, you might think a bowl of assorted sashimi arranged on sushi rice, which is often served in the Japanese restaurant. It was not what I was craving. What I was after…

Run out of dinner ideas? Try my Japanese Ginger Chicken

I would like to introduce one of my quick and easy weekday’s repertoires – Japanese Ginger Chicken. In Japan, this dish is usually cooked with sliced pork. In Australia, I like using chicken breast since fresh local chicken is easily available here. With chicken breast, this dish becomes much lighter. I like it this way…

The Easiest Ever! Shoyu Ramen in 15 minutes

Today, I would like to introduce my Shoyu Ramen recipe. I am confident that this is one of the easiest and tastiest ramen recipes you can enjoy at home. Even chashu and ramen eggs will automatically come with it! Shoyu ramen is Japanese ramen noodle soup whose broth is soy sauce based (shoyu means soy…

The Secret to Crispy Tempura – Tempura Batter Recipe

If you remember, I was a TV star a few years ago -> Here… I have already shared my “losing” recipes (Cucumber Tataki & Salmon Namerou) on my blog, and today, I would like to share another one – my Tempura Batter Recipe. I have been asked about this recipe several times before, and I’ve…

My mum’s recipe: Sardine Nanbanzuke – Japanese Escabeche

When I opened a bag of sardines that we purchased, I realised that they were a bit smaller than usual. I could still fillet and pan-fry them as per my original plan, but they might not be as meaty as I like. So, I decided to call my mum. Her suggestion was Nanbanzuke. Nanbanzuke is…

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…