Yuzu madeleine cake recipe

I got given some fresh yuzu citrus from one of our customers (who had taken my cooking class). So…I made yuzu madeleine cakes for my birthday cake. Thank you so much Monica! It is quite hard to find fresh yuzu citrus in Melbourne, so you can use my SAORI Yuzu Tea mix instead of fresh…

Two easy & delicious party dishes

We had our son’s 12th birthday party at home a few weeks ago. 12 children came to the party and 9 children stayed the night. We had a market in the morning so we had to get up at 4:30 in the morning on that day. SO…I made a really quick and easy dinner for…

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…