The Easiest Ever! Pho Ga Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

The Easiest Ever – Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)!! You can make the Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup (Pho Ga) from scratch so easily at home by using the bi-product from my Super Moist Boiled Chicken! My Super Moist Boiled Chicken is one of my favourite recipes, since it is really easy to make and…

Gluten Free -Brown Rice Shiitake Risotto

  This risotto is one of our regular menus but the recipe has never been written down before. Spring came to Australia. I was researching about seasonal food in spring. At the time, I learnt that Shiitake was actually in season twice a year – spring and autumn. I did not know that! I always…

Mapo Tofu “ish” – Quick and Easy

Mapo Tofu is one of the popular Chinese dishes in Japan. The dish contains Tofu and meat (normally beef or pork mince) quickly simmered in a spicy sauce. It originated from Sichuan province, from which you can easily imagine that the dish is very hot and spicy! Although the Japanese version is much milder, it…

Simple Kitsune Udon

Kitsune Udon is one of the Osakan people’s soul foods. We eat Udon when we are sick, before we go for a trip, after we come back from a trip, when we feel a little bit hungry, when we have upset stomach, when we are hungover…well, in short, any time. The most important is the…

Chestnut Rice – Autumn has come

One thing that I really like in Japanese culture is that we can feel the season through food. Now it is autumn. In Japan, we say “Shokuyoku no Aki”, which means “autumn brings a good appetite”. This is because autumn is the season when a lot of fresh produce is in season, such as rice,…

Ginger Rice

I made this recipe when main dish was grilled king fish. I wanted to serve something refreshing with it; something to cut through the oiliness. A small amount of ginger gives a light aroma to rice and a hint of spiciness refreshes your mouth. It is a good combination with oily fish. Try it while…

Chirashi Sushi with Smoke Salmon

Serving : 4 Ingredients For Sushi Rice 2 Cups of Japanese Rice or Sushi Rice or Short Grain Rice (Please use Rice Cooker’s Cup) 15cm x 5cm of Dried Kelp 7 Tablespoon of Rice Vinegar or White Vinegar 2 Tablespoon of Sugar A pinch of Salt For Toppings Simmered Dried Shiitake Mushroom ( Hoshi Shiitake…

Japanese Pilaf – Takikomi Gohan

Serving : 4 ingredients *2 Cups of Japanese Rice or Sushi Rice or Short Grain Rice ( Please use Rice Cooker’s Cop) 1/2 Carrots – grated 3 Mushrooms (size of about 4-5cm in diameter) – sliced 1/2 Usuage (thin deep-fried tofu curd) – sliced into 4cm long 3 Teaspoon of Dashi Powder ( Fish Stock)…