Sweet potato, Leek, Mushroom & Coconut Soup

We went for our usual “once-a-week grocery shopping” last Sunday. The shelves in the fruit and veggie section looked so empty and sad. Obviously this is due to the bush fire crisis on the east coast plus the constant drought in Australia. People like us, who are very lucky not to be affected by the…

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…

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…

My Tom Kha Gai (Thai Chicken Coconut Soup)

When I eat out and find something tasty, I always think how I can recreate it at home using easily accessible ingredients. Tom Kha Gai was one of the dishes. I always loved this spicy and creamy Thai Chicken Coconut Soup and wanted to make it at home. The problem was galangal and lemongrass, which…

Spiced Carrot and Coconut Soup

Carrots, Onions and Potatoes are probably the most common vegetables to have in your kitchen. This Carrot Soup recipe can turn these “normal” veggies into a bit of a fun and exciting dish. I think that it is good to have this kind of dish in your repertoire. It is getting cold here in Australia….

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…

Hot and Sour Soup with Salmon

My version of Chinese Hot and Sour Soup. It might be an old remedy, but, I somehow believe in Ginger and Garlic to beat a cold. I like cooking this soup when my family is not feeling 100% in the cold winter. While I use Salmon in this recipe, you can use a different protein…

Snow Soup with Tofu – Tofu no Mizore Jiru

Serving : 2 ingredients: 10-12cm of Daikon (Chinese Radish) – grated 150g Silken Tofu – cut into 4 A small amount of Broccoli – cut into small size 400cc of Water 1&1/3 Teaspoon of Dashi Powdwe 1 Teaspoon of Soy Sauce Katsuo Bushi/Hana Gatsuo (Bonito Flake) + a small amount for decoration Method: 1. Boil…