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…

Low-carb! Cauliflower Cheese with Tofu Miso Creamy Sauce

I occasionally crave gratin. I love the combination of bechamel sauce and cheese melting all together. I love the look in the oven – the bubbling sauce and golden surface…. Yum Yum Yum. However…, gratin is not certainly suitable when you are on a diet…, I know…, but I still feel like it. So! I…

My Low Carb Recipe – Mushrooms on Tofu

I like trying out my new ideas in the kitchen. My current mission is to expand my repertoire of low-carb recipes. This is just because of us trying to eat less, and sometimes without carbs, I feel that the dish does not give me the same level of satisfaction…. How can I fix this issue…?…

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…

Turkey & Tofu Tsukune (Japanese Meatballs) with Soy and Balsamic Sauce

Easy and healthy Japanese Meatball (Tsukune) recipe. Tsukune is normally made from Chicken, but I used Turkey for this recipe as I like the distinctive flavour. Celery leaves give freshness to it and tofu makes the texture fluffy and light. For the sauce, using Balsamic Vinegar is not really traditional in Japanese cuisine, but I…

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…