Japchae

Japchae (잡채) literally means “mixed vegetables” in Korean. The main ingredient for this classic Korean dish is the sweet potato noodles (dangmyeon), AKA, glass noodles. Unlike the regular noodles, sweet potato noodles are actually chewy and springy. Nicely paired with thin strips of beef (bean curd and tofu for vegetarian) and various vegetables such as carrots, spinach,…

Hokkaido Milk Jam

Hokkaido milk jam is a bread spread that is very famous in Japan and Asia side these days, it became an Instagram food trend for sometime. You can buy from most of the Japanese grocery stores in Asia and every grocery store in Japan. There are various different types of jam that are good with…

Wholegrain Vegetables Feta Cheese Salad

This high fibre warm salad contains a lot of highly nutrient ingredients such as quinoa, zucchini, yellow pepper, chickpeas, pearl barley, baby spinach, mixed leaves, and feta cheese which is one of my favorite salad for my diet plan. I didn’t add any salad sauce since I personally don’t like adding sauces to my salad,…

Chinese Scallion Pancake (Cong-you-bing,葱油饼)

Chinese scallions pancake AKA: Congyoubing (葱油饼) which is one of the famous and traditional Chinese street foods and is ideal breakfast and side dish for the Chinese. For myself, I love to have Congyoubing with either congee or wonton together. Just like bread and soup. Congyoubing is like a savoury flatbread that fold with chopped green onions and…

Tonpei-yaki (豚平焼き)

Can’t help myself to share this simple and highly nutrient Japanese meal to you all. My today’s lunch: Tonpei-yaki, takoyaki balls, and a small bowl of blueberries. It is super handle and quick to cook. Let’s see what’s tonpei-yaki is. Tonpei-yaki (豚平焼き) is a very popular Japanese dish served in izakayas and family restaurants. It’s…

Takoyaki (Octopus Balls)

Takoyaki (たこ焼き) is one of the Japanese’s best known stress food. It’s Japanese snack in ball shape contains pieces of octopus. Some people may call it “Octopus Balls” or “Octopus Dumplings”. It is usually served with takoyaki sauce, which goes well with beer and other alcoholic drinks. Guess that’s why many Izakaya restaurants serve takoyaki on the menu….

Fish Cake (Eomuk)

Fish cake is a processed seafood product made of ground white fish and other ingredients such as potato starch, shrimps and vegetables. Different countries have their own different style of fish cakes, and today I am going to introduce the Korean style fish cake called Eomuk, 어묵(오뎅). In Korea, fishcake is one of the popular food, it…

Teriyaki Beef Futomaki

Sushi is made by prepared vinegared rice (鮨飯) with various toppings and/ or fillings such as raw fish, cooked meat and seafood, vegetable and fruits.  There are lots of different types of sushi such as  Makizushi (巻き寿司, “rolled sushi”), Temaki (手巻, “hand roll”), Nigirizushi (握り寿司, “hand-pressed sushi”), Narezushi (熟れ寿司, “matured sushi”) and so on. And today I would like to…

Chinese Wonton with Soup

In Chinese cuisine, you may familiar with the dishes like jiaozi (餃子),  guotie (锅贴), xiaolongbao (小籠包), etc. These are all different kind of dumplings in Chinese cuisine. You may already spotted out the common things between all these dumplings which all are dough wrapped around with fillings. Most of the dough are based on all-purpose flour,…

Tamagoyaki (Japanese Rolled Omelette)

Tamagoyaki (卵焼き or 玉子焼き) is a type of Japanese rolled omelette, which is made by rolling together several layers of cooked egg. These are usually prepared in a rectangular omelette pan called a makiyakinabe. In generally, the main ingredient are eggs, mirin, sugar, daish stock and some recipes will add sake, salt and milk as well….