Fiona’s Japanese Cooking: Looking for a unique Christmas gift

Fiona's Japanese Cooking: Looking for a unique Christmas gift

If you’re looking for a unique Christmas gift then I’ve got it sorted for you! To celebrate Christmas throughout December I’m sending my cookbook “Japanese Food Made Easy” to anywhere in Ireland or the UK for €25. This includes a personalised note inside the book, wrapping and postage. The orders…

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Salmon Teriyaki recipe from my cookbook “Japanese Food Made Easy”

Salmon Teriyaki recipe from my cookbook "Japanese Food Made Easy"

 My cookbook is available to buy on Amazon.  I want to share one of the most popular recipes from my cookbook SALMON TERIYAKI. The homemade teriyaki sauce works really well with other meats too including steak and chicken. If you are vegetarian it works beautifully drizzled over steamed vegetables or…

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July Seasonal Japanese Seafood 7月旬の魚

July Seasonal Japanese Seafood 7月旬の魚

Simmered ma-anagoSeared katsuoSome of our personal favorites include ayu (salted and grilled), shitabirame (meuniere), shijimi (miso soup), benisake (salted and grilled), and for sashimi – surumeika, kinmedai, takabe, and isaki.Ainame 鮎並 fat greenling (Hexagrammos otakii)Akashita birame 赤舌鮃  red-tongued sole (Cynoglossus joyneri)Awabi 鮑 abalone (Haliotis sorenseni)Ayu 鮎 sweetfish (Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis)Benisake べにさけ 紅鮭 sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)Dojou 泥鰌 loach (Misgurnus Anguillicaudatus)Hamo  鱧 pike eel or pike conger (Muraenesox cinereus)Inada イナダ young Japanese amberjack…

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12min Wombok & Pork mille-feuille (Japanese hondashi taste)

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Konnichiwa 🙂Today’s menu is Wombok & Pork mille-feuille. It may look like hard, but actually it is super easy 12min recipe.Since I came to Australia, I realised that Wombok (Chinese cabbage) is pretty cheap here 🙂 This recipe is popular in Japan especially during winter,Although it’s pretty easy and healthy,…

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Japanese Snack Reviews: Surprise Find: Nasoya Shirataki Fettucine Pasta

Japanese Snack Reviews: Surprise Find: Nasoya Shirataki Fettucine Pasta

Last week, I talked about things in Japanese food culture that taste like nothing. Coincidentally, I found the quintessential food that tastes like nothing – shirataki noodles made from konnyaku. The Japanese version of these are usually translucent and look like deep sea creatures spindly body parts or particularly disturbing…

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