Japanese Chashu Pork

Pressure cooker makes this dish a lot easier to make. Prepare a pork belly with skin on, about 500 g. Roll it up from one side to the other. Tie it with kitchen twine very tight. Put pork in a deep pot, add in enough water. Bring to boil and cook for 10 mins. Rinse…

Miso Saba Fish (Mackerel)

  1. Prepare a Saba fish fillet. Cut into halves. And make a cut on the skin side. 2. Boil some water. Add fish fillet in. Once fish turns white, take them out. Soak in cold water and wash them clean. 3. Heat a pan. Add in 1 cup water, 1/4 cup cooking wine, 1/4…

Janpanese Style Fried Chicken Recipe

1. Prepare a boneless chicken leg. Cut it into medium pieces. 2. Place chicken in a bowl. Add in 1 tablespoon light soy sauce, 1 tablespoon sweet cooking wine, 1 tsp salt, 2 tsp minced garlic and 1 tsp minced ginger. Mix well and marinate for about 30 mins. 3. Pour the marinade out. Beat…

Homemade Japanese Sukiyaki Pot

My husband and I tried sukiyaki pot while in Hokkaido. We both loved it. That one required dipping in raw egg. Really delicious. Japanese sukiyaki pot is different from shanushabu. It needs sukiyaki sauce, which I bought from a Japanese supermarket. Prepare pork slices or beef slices. And vegetables. Pour sukiyaki sauce in a pot….

My First Try of Soup Curry

When my husband and I were in Hokkaido several days ago, we tried a famous local dish – soup curry. A really nice dish that surprised us. I wanted to try this dish at home. 1. Prepare vegetables you like. I chose pumpkin, cabbage, potato, carrot, eggplant, shiitake and cauliflower. Add in a little olive…

Tempura 

It’s an easy dish to cook without much preparation. 1. Make batter. I used tempura flour. Please read the instruction about the ratio of water and flour. 2. Prepare prawns ( remove head and shell but leave the shell on the tail). Cut vegetables into slices. I recommend carrot, eggplant, mushroom and French beans. French…