Fresh corn comes abundant during the summer time. I love steaming it for about 4 to 5 minutes leaving a few layers of the outer skin which lets the corn stay fresh for a couple more days than steaming it naked.
Never can one be authentic enough but trying to make ethnic (Thai) food is a lot of fun. Thai food is one amongst one of my favorites. Having seen a Japanese TV program called ‘3 Minutes Cooking – Kewpie‘ ,
At a record breaking temperature of 37C (99F) today in Tokyo, menu for dinner may sometimes become nerve racking affected by the heat wave = loss of appetite.
During the ‘hot’ summer months, more or less….during the continuous hot days, the side effect to me is a loss of appetite. To help the appetite, ‘curry’ is one of the common menu which appears on our dinner table.
When the ‘rainy season’ comes, it’s ‘PLUM (UME) season’ in Japan. I am sure a lot of readers are familiar with the authentic Japanese pickle called ‘umeboshi’,
Season for fresh vegetable lovers…. Mom asked me how to make ‘Ceasar Salad Dressing’ so I’ve made her one with recipe attached so she can make it in the future. 母が珍しく、、 「シーザーサラダのドレッシングってどう作るの？」 ときいてきたのでレシピ付きで作ってあげて届けます。 お料理は喜ばれると嬉しいものです、特に親は。 Ingrédients: Yield 2 bottles 5 tbsp lemon juice | レモンジュース 大匙5 2 tbsp vinegar | 酢 大匙2 1/2 cloves garlic | ニンニク 1/2片 1/4 tsp fresh cracked pepper | 黒こしょう 小匙1/4 1/4 tsp salt| 塩 小匙1/4 1/2 cup mayonnaise | マヨネーズ 1/2カップ 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese | パルメザンチーズ 1/4カップ 3 tbsp milk | ミルク 大匙3 1/2 cup canola oil | キャノーラ or 菜種油 1/2カップ < TO MAKE > In a blender, mix all ingredients until nice and creamy and smooth. Add 1 tablespoon of sour milk if you desire more flavor. *To make the dressing thinner, add lemon or milk depending on your taste. 材料をミキサーで攪拌して、滑らかなクリーミーなドレッシングにします。濃度はレモンかミルクの量でお好みに調整してください。サワーミルクを大匙1入れると風味が増します。 保存
On a cloudless sunny day………we decided to adventure north, about a two hour or so drive up north which will take you to Gunma prefecture – one of the leading producers and suppliers of vegetables in the country and Tokyo district.
Did you know that making ‘sweet sour pickled ginger’ which we call ‘gari’ served free at sushi restaurants is extremely easy to make? The pink sweet sour beni shoga, called ‘gari’ at sushi restaurants
Pain de Campagne. ‘Country bread’ as what the French named this bread but these days it’s considered as ‘healthy’ and/or an ‘organic’ bread amongst health freaks.
‘Ohagi’, botamochi. This is an authentic Japanese sweets made from glutinous rice and red beans (azuki) paste (which we call it ‘anko’), a common ‘wagashi (Japanese sweets)’