Grated Carrot Salad – Carrot Rapee

It is cheap and versatile. These are the reasons why a bag of carrots is always in my fridge. I probably cook carrot every day. I put it in soup, simmer it in stew, stir-fry it with Asian sauce and just cut it as a veggie stick… For me, it is a kind of vegetable…

The Easiest Ever – Simplified Easy Ponzu Dressing

If you have ever been to a Japanese restaurant, I am sure that you have heard of this sauce called “Ponzu”. Ponzu, which is a citrus based sauce, is commonly used in Japan as a condiment. How common? It is REALLY common. Ponzu is tangy, fresh and yet quit round. In my opinion, it goes…

Bocconcini Salad with Strawberry Dressing

At this moment, I do not have access to my pots, pans or to my pantry as we are currently in temporary accommodation. What I have is only some essential things such as soy sauce (of course!!), dashi powder, cooking sake and sugar, which I think allows me to cook decent things. And…, my boss…

Healthy! Wasabi Prawn Cocktail – NO MAYO

This is a super easy and super yummy recipe – A Classic British with a Japanese Twist – Wasabi Prawn Cocktail (This may be called “Modern Australian cuisine”? I guess?).   A hit of spiciness from wasabi matches with the rich and creamy avocado which makes this dish interesting! A slight sourness from lemon and…

Marinaded Vegetable and Bean Salad

This is a super easy and super humble recipe! In this season, we often get a lot of lemons from our friends who have lemon trees in their garden. In addition to my usual Honey Lemon Ginger, this is another good way of using up lemons. I made this marinade liquid tangier than normal salad…

Big Salad – Larb Gai – Thai Chicken Larb Salad

It is getting cold here in Australia. However, I still sometimes feel like eating salad…. Big Salad. Is there anyone feeling the same as me???? I would like to introduce my Thai Larb Salad recipe today for my friends who feel the same as me – feel like big salad during this cold weather. This…

Vegan & Gluten Free! Roasted Capsicum and Lupin Dip

My new recipe using my new super food – Lupin Flakes! Today I would like to introduce a new flavour of my beloved Lupin Hummus – Roasted Capsicum Version! Roasted capsicum dip is so tasty and I always have to try not to eat it too much, due to the amount of cream cheese used…