Pasta recipes-Spaghetti with Umeboshi & Clam


Here’s one very refreshing pasta. Saka mushi style clams are good to serve as both itself or go with carbs. This time I decided to go with pasta. To add another twist, I used umeboshi. With this pickled tanginess, you pasta can become even more tasteful!
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Rice recipes, Seafood recipes-Zousui Style Super Easy Clam Risotto


Zousui is usually served when a hot pot has nothing left but the soup. After enjoying lots of ingredients cooked in a hot pot, there are so much concentrated flavor left in the soup. To fully enjoy the very last drop of soup, we usually add some steamed rice and cook. It’s a bit similar to Chinese Congee. But we don’t cook that long. Add some steamed rice and beaten egg into the soup, bring it to a boil and then serve. The rice has absorbed so much flavor. Even your stomach is already full with hot pot, you can still easily finish one bowl! This time I’m not making a hot pot, but applying this idea to one of the famous rice dishes called “Risotto”. Cooking raw rice with fry pan is a little time consuming. You have to constantly add soup and stir until the rice turns into al dente. But if you switch this with steamed rice, you can save up lots of time. Since the heating process has been minimized, the rice texture is as good as the one served in Italian restaurants!!
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Rice recipes-Clams Takikomi Steamed Rice

 Seafood can be also great ingredients to make Takikomi Gohan. There’s a slight difference in cooking method. Since seafood tends to become hard by being heated for a long time, they should be processed separately. This time I used clams as a main ingredient. First extract clam juice by braising with white wine. With this concentrated juice and touch of soy sauce, you can cook wonderful seafood Takikomi Gohan!
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Seafood recipe-Saka Mushi Seafood with Vegetable


Having less carb. and more protein and fiber is one of very common ways to your diet. Even knowing this thought, it’s still sometimes hard to follow this rule… Not having enough carb just makes you feel unsatisfied.. This time I would like to share very easy simple yet very satisfying seafood dish! Using variety of seafood and lots vegetables with this saka-mushi method, you can enjoy wonderful meal all the time!!
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