How to use SAORI Dashi Shio

I created SAORI Dashi Shio last Wednesday. Since then I’ve been putting it on EVERY meal I’ve cooked. I added it to a stir-fry. After flavouring the stir- fry (I used my Tsyuyu Sauce for this), add 1-2 tsp SAORI Dashi Shio for one family serving. Yum! I sprinkled it on fried rice. I make…

Japanese grapefruit salad recipe

My grapefruits trees are producing a lot of fruit so I’ve been eating lots of grapefruits. Our son takes a half of grapefruit to school every day for his morning snack. I love eating them as is or I sometimes make grapefruit tarts. One grapefurit contains enough vitamin C for a day but a lot…

Important ingredients for your back pain

I have mild scoliosis and I used to suffer from back pain. When I moved to Australia 7 years ago, it became much worse. It even started affecting my daily life. So, I decided to go to a local doctor. My doctor checked my blood and told me… ” Your vitamin D level is really…

Marmalade teriyaki pork recipe

I have lots of citrus trees in my garden so I made homemade marmalade jam for myself the other day. (I picked these citrus yesterday from my garden.) BUT I don’t eat toast for breakfast and now I have marmalade…SO…I made this… “Marmalade teriyaki pork” It took only 10 minutes and turned out like a…

Vietnamese style tofu with tomato sauce (vegan ) recipe

I think my favorite dish in Vietnam from this trip was this. Vietnamese fried tofu with tomato sauce (Dau Sot Ca Chua) ↓↓ (this picture was taken in Hanoi, Vietnam) Recently, I bought a tofu from a supermarket. ( I normally only buy tofu from Asian grocers)  The tofu wasn’t really nice. It was quite…

SAPPORO Miso Ramen Noodle Recipe

Up and down, up and down… I am NOT talking about my emotions. I am talking about Melbourne weather. It was absolutely fabulous weather last Monday. Cherry blossoms seem to be blossoming everywhere at the moment. But the nice warm weather is still a teaser in Melbourne. There is more cold weather than warm weather….

Japanese curried potato & okra recipe

When I made this for the first time, I fought over this dish with our son & my husband. It was just too good and I regreted I didn’t make enough. The same thing happened again at our friend’s place. I made lots of dishes BUT this went the fastest!  This very simple and easy…

Japanese steamed curried tofu buns recipe (curryman recipe)

Yuuuuum!!!!!! I’ve been enjoying eating tofu in MANY different ways!! Today’s tofu recipe is “Japanese steamed curried tofu buns (curryman )”. I put crunchy vegetables with tofu so it has nice texture inside. Suitable for vegetarians & vegans… but you don’t have to be either to enjoy these delish buns! Ingredients – makes large 6…

Chicken nuggets? No! They are Japanese vegan chicken nuggets. Recipe

Don’t they look like Japanese chicken nuggets ( Karaage) ?? They kind of taste like them too!! You can make  Japanese vegan chicken nuggets using regular firm tofu. What you have to do is… leave the firm tofu in the freezer for one night↓↓ and the tofu will become like this↓ Defrosted frozen tofu has…

Homemade beetroot leaf rice seasoning (furikake) recipe

Very very small beetroots grew in my lack-of-sunshine garden. The actual beetroots were not much to eat BUT there were plenty of leaves So… I made beetroot rice seasoning  using only the leafy parts. Just chop them up… …and then wash them then stir-fry with SAORI 100% Natural Japanese Dashi Stock & SAORI Seaweed Sauce….