No Waste Food Recipe: Celery Leaf Chimichurri

Celery season has come. I love this season. Celery is fresh & crunchy raw, healthy & flavoursome for cooking. It is just a perfect vegetable for me. My task is how to use up a big bunch of celery while it is still fresh. The crunchy stalk part is easy as celery sticks are my…

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…

Peach & Blue Cheese Salad

In our fridge, there are still some goodies left  from the festivities. This block of gorgonzola siting in the corner of the fridge is super good. As it is super good, we have been eating it a little by little, and then it has never been finished. But, I thought that it was time to…