Ohitashi is one of the very popular Japanese cold dish. Usually we use green leafy vegetables to make it. Combining Japanese seasonings with katsuo’s umami can make very light yet tasteful dish. This time I made Dashimaki style egg sheet to roll in. It turned out very attractive Oshitashi! It’s also suitable to pack into your bento box~! Continue reading
Tofu can be transformed into many dishes. This time, I would like to show you “Shiro ae” Shiro means white and ae generally includes mixing process. Process tofu into puree can represent white. Pick seasonal ingredients and mix in. It’s very simple dish yet it contents lots of protein and fiber. Since using tofu puree, this type of dish tend to become too light or even tasteless… Not to worry! I used miso & sesame seasonings. It gives much depth in the flavor. I also pre-seasoned spinach with Katsuo bushi. Please enjoy tasteful & healthy tofu dish~!
Many people think Nimono requires lots of experience to master. Especially, when it comes to kabocha, you may have to be extra careful and pay lots of attention not to let it dissolve. This time I would like to share very easy simple way to make wonderful Kabocha Nimono! It has so much flavor inside, it can be not just served on the plate, it’s also suitable to pack in your bento!
Are you tired of ordinary roasted potatoes? Don’t like its starchy texture that makes your mouth dry? This may be a suitable potato dish for you. It’s still the same classic roasted potatoes but putting them into one more process can turn them into very aromatic and crispy potatoes. To avoid having starchy texture that makes your mouth dry, I added Nori & Wasabi combination yogurt sauce. Not just smooth up your potato, It gives a nice kick to the flavor with wasabi sharpness.
Zousui is one of the popular rice dish usually eaten in cold season. Add steamed rice into your favorite soup with dashi base and cook for a short time. Rice absorbs the soup, every spoon you can enjoy soothing & tasteful rice. This time I used fresh tomato to make soup. It’s rather similar to risotto but it’s much easier to make. If you happen to have any rice left over, you should definitely try this!