Recipes

Pickled Tofu with Shio Koji – recipe

Pickling Tofu with Shio Koji is super easy with 2 ingredients! The tofu marinated in Shio Koji is like cream cheese. It ...
2019.12.06
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Pickled Tofu with Miso (soybeans paste) – recipe

This is an easy recipe with only 3 ingredients. Pickling overnight is enough, but it will be like cheese after 3 days. ...
2019.12.06
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Sushi Party Recipe: “Temaki-zushi”(Sushi Cones) Home Party

Sushi is one of the most famous Japanese foods. There are a few different types of Sushi: Maki-zushi (Sushi rolls), Chir...
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Seared Tuna Sashimi tossed with Angel Hair Spring Onions – recipe for home party

Seared Tuna is easy to make and it looks gorgeous. It is one of my favourite recipes for home parties. You can make i...
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Teriyaki Chicken with Shio Koji – recipe

Teriyaki Chicken is one of the favourite foods for everyone including Japanese, non-Japanese and children. You can bu...
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Miso Pork (soybean paste and minced pork) “Niku-miso”- Recipe

"Niku-miso" is stir-fried minced pork with Miso along with your favourite seasonings. You can put it on plain steamed ri...
Shio Koji

How to make Shio-koji, What is Shio-koji and How to use?

What is Shio Koji (塩こうじ/塩麹/塩糀)? Shio Koji (塩こうじ/塩麹/塩糀) is a Japanese fermented ingredient. It's made of salt, water and...
2019.11.30
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Tuna Tartar in spring rolls – Recipe for Home Party

Raw minced tuna is one of the most popular Japanese food. In North America, the common name is ‘Tuna Tartar,’ while it i...
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Stir-Fried Asparagus and Pork Marinated with Shio Koji – recipe

Asparagus and Pork is one of my favourite combinations for stir-frying. Today, I used Shio Koji as a seasoning. Shio ...
2019.11.23
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Baked Fish Fillet with Shio Koji with foil – recipe

Shio Koji can make fish tender as well as adding a mild aroma. To enjoy its benefits I recommend marinating fish fillets...
2019.11.23
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Pickled Eggs with Shio Koji – recipe

Pickling boiled eggs with Shio Koji is one of the easiest recipes. You can also try with half-boiled eggs. The taste cha...
2019.11.21
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Hotpot with Chinese Cabbage and Pork marinated with Shio Koji – recipe

You cannot go through a Japanese winter without eating hotpots. A hotpot is not only enjoying your hot food, but we also...
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Roasted Chicken Legs marinated with Shio Koji – recipe

Shio Koji is a great seasoning which can tenderise meat. When you cook the chicken in the oven, you can just use Shio Ko...
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Cabbage Coleslaw Salad with Shio Koji – Easy and Quick Recipe

This is an easy and quick recipe for coleslaw salad with Shio Koji. It's handy when you want to add one more side dish o...
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Salad Dressing with leftover Shio Koji juice – recipe

After picking vegetables, there is some leftover Shio Koji juice. It includes the juice which came from the vegetables, ...
2019.11.14
Miso (Soybean Paste)

How to make Miso (Bean Paste): Homemaking Fermented soybean paste

You cannot miss Miso for your authentic Japanese cooking. Miso is one of the most frequently used ingredients for Japane...
2019.11.13
Miso (Soybean Paste)

Miso (Soybean Paste) Making: Ratio of ingredients affects the Taste! Mathematics of Homemade Miso

I am planning to make Miso (soybean paste) at home this weekend. Miso making takes more than two days, so it is better t...
2019.11.13
Sake & Shochu

What is the difference between Sake and Shochu?

This is one of the most frequent questions when I was working in Japanese restaurants in Hong Kong. Sake is more popular...
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