Halloween recipes, Squash recipes, Baking recipes-Kabocha Soufflé


Halloween is about a month away. Start seeing some spooky decorations here and there..I believe around this time of the year, pumpkin or squash recipe can be one of the most popular words being googled. To get ahead start, I would like to share one easy squash recipe! ; ) For the squash dishes, in Japan, we usually use Japanese squash also known as kabocha. It contents less water and has much concentrated flavor. Since it has very hard shell, it’s definitely not for a curving! This time I processed kabocha into puree and mix into souffle base. The result is fantastic. Though it has rather heavy and rich texture, with the meringue mixed in, it changes into nice light texture in the oven! Make sure to dig in as soon as it comes out of the oven. Don’t miss out this wonderful texture and flavor!!
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Mushrooms recipes, Curry recipes-Kinoko Curry Rice Gratin


I like making curry flavored dishes. Not just ordinary Japanese style curry rice, but Curry Yaki Udon, Curry Kbocha Nimono, Curry Niku jyaga and so on… This time, I decided to use lots of seasonal vegetables such as Kinoko/mushrooms and to make very tasteful curry rice gratin. This method doesn’t require much of simmering time like other stewed style curry. If you have left over steamed rice, you can make this dish with one single fry pan within 15minutes! I believe it’s turning more autumn like weather in certain area such as North America. Why not make nice and warm a fry pan dish!
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Bento recipes, chicken recipe-Tomato Nikomi Chicken Bento


Tomato pasta sauce can be very versatile. Since it’s ready to eat, it doesn’t require much of cooking process not to mention seasonings as well. This time, I’m taking full advantages of this convince to make easy tasteful stewed chicken! To give more depth to the flavor, you can use a hint of umami seasoning such as miso or soy sauce. It’s very suitable to pack in your Bento box!
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Chicken Recipes-Grilled Chicken Curry Spring Rolls


Spring rolls don’t need to be always served in such a traditional way. It can be arranged in many ways. It’s just like tortilla, you can wrap whatever that comes in your mind. This time I made rather South Asian style curry using fish sauce and use spring roll to wrap in. To avoid high calories intake, I used a grill pan instead of deep frying. The result is just as good as I expected! If you don’t have spring roll sheet handy, you CAN use tortilla instead. Let’s have tasteful & healthy curry spring roll~!
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Bento recipes, Pokémon GO-Kawaii Pokemon Rice Balls Bento


People are going insane about the game called “Pokémon GO” Starting in the U.S. When the game landed in Japan, it drew lots of attention. Now it’s available here in Taiwan. It rapidly spread and the population of users are still growing like there’s no limits…Since this game is so popular again, many items related to Pokemon are back on the shelves and making some business. Not to mention, food is also very much involved. This time, I would like to show you how to make Pokemon Ball and Pikachu! It doesn’t require any only-available-in-Japan-materials or any special mold. All ingredients should be available in the whole world. It IS very easy to get started. However, it may require a little practice. Especially when it comes to clipping nori, you may need a little patience to do so…I’ve prepared both picture and video instructions. To fully understand, I suggest you both watch and read. No more going outside wondering, looking for monsters. Let’s make your own Pokemon and pack into your Bento~!!  『Gotta CatchEm All~!』 Continue reading