Category: Asian

Tofu in Herbal Oil

Tofu in Herbal Oil by Ms Mizue Tanaka    Ingredients: Tofu                                  1 block (drain the water before use) Avocado Oil                      100ml Salty rice malt                   1~2 Teaspoon Minced garlic                    1/2 or…

Japanese Confectionery – Yatsuhashi

YATSUHASHI by Mako   Yatsuhashi is a traditional Japanese confectionery made of Japanese glutinous rice flour, sugar, and cinnamon and folded into a triangle shape with sweet fillings. It is an extremely popular souvenir among tourists and local Japanese and is famous for being a regional product of Kyoto.   Ingredients: Group A Shiratamako (Japanese…

Chinese Rice Cake Soup 年糕汤

Recipe from our contributor Cai Li This rice cake soup is delicious, comforting and very easy to make. It is perfect for a quick and hearty mid-week meal. Nian Gao (rice cakes), which means “higher every year”, is a squishy, sticky foodstuff made by pounding cooked rice with a wooden cudgel until smooth and elastic, then…

Beef Rendang 印尼仁当牛肉

Recipe from Spoonful Chinese Cuisine Contributor Cai Li The spicy, rich and creamy Indonesia beef stew is known for an insane amount of flavour because of its generous use of a myriad of spices and herbs cooking for a few hours until meat fork-tender.

Pan-fried Scallop in Spinach Milk Sauce

Fine quality scallops goes well with any type of food. The milk and spinach sauce is simple to prepare and packs a punch pairing with the pan-fried scallops. This recipe is designed and created specially for the exhibition at Japan Booth during FHA 2018.

Squid Innards Milk Ramen

Ikano shiokara gives a strong and unique flavor to food. It goes well with rice, however, for this dish, we used the shiokara to enhance the taste of the ramen soup with milk. The dish goes well with sake too. This recipe is designed and created specially for the exhibition at Japan Booth during FHA…

Soba and Spinach Salad

In Japan, soba is often eaten by dipping in dashi soup. However, Soba can make a good main for salads as it has less gluten and hence considered a healthier choice than pasta. The point to note when preparing soba is to boil it according to the instructions on the label of each soba brand…

Octopus Salad

Fresh Japanese Octopus can be used in a variety of dishes. For this fusion dish, the octopus has been freshly caught in Japan and then boiled and freezed immediately. What you have to do is only to unfreeze it at home! You may, of course, use fresh ones from markets! Bonus: It goes really well…