Recipes

Ginger Syrup and Lime Syrup with Kome Kouji (Rice Malt/Rice Koji): Recipe

I made a homemade fermented drink with vegetables that we grew in our garden last year and have been using for gardening...
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Stewed Chicken Wings with Shiokoji and Herbs in a Rice Cooker

Cooking stew in a rice cooker is very easy. All you need to do is to put the ingredients into the rice cooker and press ...
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...
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Pickled Cucumber with Shio Koji – recipe

When you first use Shio Koji, pickling vegetable is one of the easiest dishes and you can experience the deliciousness o...
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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...
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Sauteed Pork marinated with Shio Koji – recipe

Marinating with Shio Koji makes the pork tender. It can be cooked in the oven, sauteed on the frying pan or put on the g...
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Sauteed Fish filets marinated with Shio Koji – recipe

This is one of my favourite recipes using Shio Koji. The appropriate amount of Shio Koji should be 10% of the weight of ...
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Sauteed Chicken marinated with Shio Koji – recipe

Marinating with Shio Koji makes the chicken tender. It can be cooked in the oven, sauteed on the frying pan or put on th...
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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...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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Marinated Beef with Shio Koji – recipe

Shio Koji is a magic ingredient which changes cheap meat into beautiful steak. The longer you marinate, the tender the m...
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Sauteed Salmon marinated with Shio Koji – recipe

A magic seasoning, Shio Koji goes well with salmon as well as other types of fish. It can remove the fishy smell and add...
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Pickled Radishes with Shio Koji – recipe

When you first use Shio Koji, pickling vegetable is one of the easiest dishes and you can experience the deliciousness o...
2021.03.11
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...
2021.03.11
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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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, ...
2021.03.11
Recipes

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...
2021.03.11
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