Miso Oden Recipe (gluten free)

Some of our customers requested an “Oden” recipe so I am sharing one of mine with you today. Oden is one of many popular Japanese hot pot dishes. in Japan, it is a must have winter dish at home or  you can buy them on the street or even convenience stores. Ingredients (serves 4) 4…

Miso Butter Corn Japanese Hot Pot Recipe (gluten free)

It is getting colder everyday in Melbourne. Japanese hot pot is one of the easiest Japanese dishes you can make and it’s also an awesome comfort food. The miso + corn + butter combination is a unique Hokkaido style hot pot. It definately makes you feel warm. Ingredients (serves 4) I used the ingredients below…

Ginger Soboro Ankake Pumpkin Recipe (with gluten free, vegan option)

Autumn is pumpkin time. I bought a  nice Jap pumpkin last week so I made this dish. Ginger Soboro Ankake Pumpkin (ginger flavoured minced sauce with simmered pumpkin)  is a very traditional dish in Japan. I used to eat this at my grandmothers when I visited her after school as my afternoon tea snack. I…

3 delicious Japanese Fish Recipes for Good Friday

With everything happening at the moment it is kind of easy to forget it is nearly Easter time already. Time to celebrate Easter at home with some beautiful fish dishes? YES!  YES!  YES! To help you do this, I am sharing some awesome Japanese Fish Recipes you can cook and enjoy at home. 1: Tuna…

Healthy foods can help to prevent and treat depression

I read an article about “Anxiety and depression likely to spike among Americans as coronavirus pandemic spreads” on ABC news yesterday. Now all Australians are facing the same thing. Like me, as a sole trader, suddenly all my cooking classes and big events had to be cancelled. This has decreased my income towards ZERO. My…

Pandemic Friendly Recipe 3 – Immune Boost Japanese Recipe

Why do Japanese people live so long?? The secret might be what Japanese people eat every day. One of our traditional Japanese ingredients , natural dashi broth is a natural immune booster. So, what is SAORI Natural Dashi Broth? It is composed of 2 essential ingredients. 1. First grade Hokkaido kelp (kelp is graded in…