Koya-Dofu is very healthy, freeze-dried tofu, and it is vegan cooking. This dried tofu is high calcium, high protein, and low carb, gluten-free food. Koya-tofu is tofu that has been frozen, then dried. Cook in [Read more…] about Healthy Freeze-Dried Koya-Dofu Vegan
This time, I used Otafuku Okonomiyaki kit. I have made it from scratch on the other page.
For this one, you need water, cabbage, eggs, okonomiyaki sauce and meat. It is easy.
And I thought it would be a small one, but one package makes 2 big okonomiyaki.
So you can make a total of 4 large okonomiyaki. [Read more…] about Okonomiyaki Otafuku Kit (Japanese pizza/pancake)
What is brown bean sauce or brown bean paste? How can you make this own?
I make my own. It is not very difficult so if you have a time, make your own.
Of course, you can buy it. It is about 5 dollars for a jar in the store.
I find regular grocery store at ethnic section.
Real one use Haccho miso.
It is difficult to find Haccho miso in my town so I use regular miso.
Haccho miso is storonger taste than miso compare to regular miso. Usually red color.
Miso ————————————- 1 pound
Sugar ———————————— 1 pound
Soy souce ——————————– 2 cups
Salad oil ———————————-1/4 cup
Sesami oil ——————————— 1 1/2 tbs
Put Miso, sugar, soy sauce in the pot and mix well. Cook it 40 to 50 min on low heat. (do not burn it!)
Add salad oil in cooked miso and additional 10 min to cook it. Turn off the heat and add sesame oil and mix well.
Put in the jar and store in the refrigerator. This size makes 2 of my picutre’s jar.
This picture is what I found in local super market.
It says SPICY but my ingredients don’t have any hot spicy thing.
But Chinese character said this is the same sauce that I am making it.
How to make Sweet-and-Sour Pork
This is the recipe for Sweet and Sour Chicken or Pork. This is anther popular Japanese Chinese quick meal package. Only cut pork and vegetables and put sauce from package by Ajinomoto Cook do. Only cut pork [Read more…] about Sweet and Sour Chicken or Pork Recipe
Japanese ingredients and seasoning – What to buy
When you go to Asian grocery store, you can find not only Japanese ingredients but also some other Asian one. You may confuse which food products you need to buy. The price is different also.
I will list basic Japanese one here. Of course, you can choose whatever you want, [Read more…] about Japanese Ingredients