Cabbage Soy Bean Paste Soup (Doenjang-guk)

This health and quick soup that I’m going to show you today is a very common and basic Korean soup that every Korean loves it. Korean sometime serve this soup with rice by soaking the cooked rice into the soup. Doenjang is used as the soup based. Doenjang is a type of Korean fermented soy bean…

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…

Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg Bowl)

Oyakodon (親子丼) is a classic food dish of Japan, the literal translation of Oyakodon (親子丼) means “parent-and-child rice bowl.” Chicken (as in parent), egg (as in child), and onions are simmered together in a dashi, mirin and soy sauce base broth then served on top of steamed rice. Oyakodon is a very healthy dish since 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…

Warabi Mochi

Warabi Mochi (わらび餅) is a chilled, chewy, jelly-like mochi cover with soybean powder and topped with kuromitsu syrup黒蜜 (brown sugar syrup). It is made of warabi starch or bracken starch. Unlike the other type of mochi that with glutinous rice, warabi mochi is more jelly-like texture. Since it is hard to buy the warabi starch…

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,…

Chocolate Cookie Eclair/ Cream Puff

I always do some baking during the weekend and this weekend I have made somethings different than I normally do, the cookie chocolate eclairs. Cookie eclairs are super famous back in the Asia, especially Japan, China, and Hongkong. It is hit for awhile as an “ig food”. It is like traditional eclair (choux pastry) but…

Raspberry Custard Tart

When people asked me about what dessert is easy and pretty much never failed. The first thing come up my mind is Tart. This sweet tart is assembled with crumbly crust that filled with smooth vanilla custard, topped with soft and sour raspberries. This is a simple and delicious dessert that you can easy to…

Low-Calorie Tomato Udon

I always lost my appetite when the weather is too hot during the summer time. And the way to gain my appetite back, I have created this tomato udon. I chose the tomato as the soup based because first, tomato is one of the low-carb and low-calorie vegetable. Second, its sourness and sweetness tastes always…

Salmon Miso Soup

Miso soup is the signature and daily soup for Japanese. It is basically on the table even for their breakfast meal. Miso soup is a mixture of healthy, comfort, and delicious. In Japan, miso soup is not only with tofu, wakeme seaweed, and green onion. But vary of ingredients depends on their favourite. For me,…