my award winning taste × another award winning taste = WOW!!

I had a stall at the Melbourne Show last weekend. We were at the winning tastes pavilion so…all the stall holders were selling award wining foods/condiments etc etc… ( I was very very happy to be part of them!!) I got this silver medal winning olive oil from “SALUTE OLIVA” there. and made this salad ↓↓↓ smoked…

Guess who is making SAORI SAUCE today?

Guess who is making SAORI Ponzu Sauce today? We had a little helper today…our 9 year old son! (it’s school holiday time) He has peeled apples for us before but this was the first time for him to do a juicing job. First, he cut the leaves off the lemons with scissors. Then he cut…

Another beautiful way of eating “sashimi tuna”

Our friend Kalivin called us last night to share some of a tuna he had caught. (read →We ‘ve got a whole tuna!)  We brought our new sauce “Caramelised Balsamic & Soya Japanese Sauce” to his place (just as a present) and he said, ” Let’s try eating sashimi tuna  with this new sauce”…so we…

How to make “Japanese Matcha Green Tea Ice-cream” in 5 seconds

One of our customers told me she loves matcha green tea ice-cream but that it is hard to find good matcha ice-cream in shops. I some times make matcha ice-cream from scratch but most of time…I do this instead I simply sprinkle matcha powder on plain vanilla ice-cream!!! TADA!!!!! within 5 seconds your vanilla ice…

Ponzu & pepper marinated beef capsicum stir-fry recipe…ready in 10

Ponzu & pepper marinated beef capsicum stir-fry recipe …ready in 10! This quick recipe only takes 10 minutes and is much tastier than any take away food. Ponzu, pepper and little bit of honey marinated thin sliced beef is absolutely delish. Ingredients – serves 2 * 60 -100 g beef – thin sliced *2 capsicums…

How to store my tall bottle sauces in your fridge safely

Noooooo! My sauce crashed down from the fridge!…and it is smashed!! by the way… this is not me↓↓ Have you experienced this? I have. So…I store my sauces in one of these↓↓ Yes. This is  a 6 pack beer case. It is perfect for tall bottle sauces to keep them in a fridge. They can’t…

Spinach & egg Japanese rice porridge (zosui) recipe

This “Japanese porridge” is a great recipe for these days of recent crazy weather. When the temperature goes up and down、your body (including your intestines) can get tired & stressed very easily. This menu is super easy to digest (and of course it is yum!) and makes your body lovely and warm. I always eat…

How to make Vietnamese noodles without any fake flavours in 15 minutes

I had Vietnamese noodles “beef pho” for dinner tonight. Normally I use beef or chicken stock to make this soup, but this time I used my new product, “SAORI 100% Natural Japanese Dashi stock“, to make it more nutritious (check my other article – super food Shiitake mushrooms) and completely naturally flavoured. If you make…

Super food “Shiitake Mushrooms”fantastic health benefits

Shiitake Mushrooms  are one of the essential ingredients of Japanese food. We eat them as a dish or we use them for making  soup stock. They are not only delicious but they are also  a super food. Especially  the sun-dried ones. Shiitake mushrooms contain many kinds of natural vitamins & minerals! Shiitake mushrooms contain… -protein…