Japanese Dish, Tofu recipes-Wa-Fu Mabo Tofu Don

 Mabo Tofu is originally from China. One of the popular dishes recognized in whole world around. Not to mention, in Japan, we enjoy this dish not just at the restaurants but we actually make it ourselves at home with a little Japanse style arrangement.  My mom used make this dish often when I was a little boy. Because my brother and I were still small, we couldn’t eat much of spicy food. Not a big deal for very experienced mom. She arranged seasoning, make into more like Japanese style. Adding soy sauce and mirin can make much milder Mabo Tofu. She also crushed the tofu on purpose so we don’t get burned with scalding tofu when putting into the mouths. This time with this recipe, I made Don-buri style Mabo Tofu. When you want to have a quick lunch, this is very suitable. If you like it spicy, you can go ahead and add some spicy bean sauce. Either way, I’m very sure, you will love this!! ( ´ ▽ ` )ノ
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Bento recipe, Japanese Dish-Sukiyaki Onigirazu

 Onigirazu has become so popular in Japan. It’s a kind of rice ball but you don’t have to roll into either triangle or round shape. You just simply put some rice and your favorite filing on Nori and fold in.. Good thing about this style is that you get to put lots of filling. You don’t have to get fed up with lots of rice and get to eat just a tiny little bit of filling! With this method, you can have much less carbs and more protein and fiber! This time I chose Sukiyaki. Sliced beef and konjac noodles cooked in concentrated sweet soy sauce. It just makes a perfect filling for this particular dish! Think of this as a sandwich made with rice. You can have a variety of choice, meat balls, turkey ham, tuna, and so on…Make your own style Onigirazu. Put into your bento box and have a handy & healthy lunch!
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Bento recipe-Kawai Rirakkuma Omelet Rice

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Here’s another super Kawaii Dish! This time, a little bear will be the main character in a bento box. There’s this popular animal character called “Rilakkuma” meaning..relaxing bear. You can find so many goods related to this character in Japan. Since this character is called this way, I decided to let him relax in my Bento box with an egg blanket!!
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Bento recipe-Kiri tanpo Style Omelet Rice


There’s one  local cuisine called “きりたんぽ/Kiritanpo” It’s originally from Akita prefecture. Stick some steamed rice around chop sticks and form into cylinder shape and bake them. I have actually shared this recipe before. This time, I would like to arrange this unique dish into more familiar style for these days! Using ketchup flavored rice instead of just plain rice and coating with cheese & egg mixture. It can turn into a cute dish rather than traditional dish! You can wrap it with fancy printed parchment paper and take them with you for bento~♪
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Japanese dish-Super Easy Triplet Mushrooms Takikomi Gohan


I have introduced how to make Takikomi Gohan before. If you think it’s still hard to handle this particular dish, you may want to try this recipe. This doesn’t require any subtle heat control while cooking rice. Using separate cooking method, you can enjoy as just tasteful as traditional Takikomi Gohan. What do I mean by cooking separately?  Easy.. prepare fully seasoned materials and then simply mix with steamed rice… That’s it!  If you have any steamed rice leftover, you can transform it into delicious Japanese dish! Not to mention letting you roll into rice balls and pack in your Bento box!! o(≧▽≦)o .。.:*☆
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