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Spring Sushi cake

Spring Sushi cake

[pinterest] This is another sushi cake I made recently. I mix rice with sushi taro again and use round cake pan. Place plastic wrap inside of cake pan and spread rice. I added cucumber in between. You can refer Sushi cake recipe here. Once I make round sushi cake, I added Kinshi Tamago (Shredded Egg...
Hinamatsuri (Doll's Festival) sushi rice ball

Hinamatsuri (Doll’s Festival) sushi rice ball

[pinterest] Hinamatsuri (Doll’s Festival) is a special day (for girls) in Japan. Hinamatsuri is celebrated each year on March 3. Even I do not have daughter, I wanted to cerebrate girl’s day. so I made some sushi cake  and sushi rice ball with Hinamatsuri decoration in 10 minutes. I mixed brown rice with  Sushi Taro  and wrapped...
Teddy bear sushi roll

Teddy bear sushi roll

[pinterest] I made this decorated sushi roll  (Teddy bear sushi roll) this morning. Here is the how I make this sushi roll.     Print Teddy bear sushi roll   Ingredients 220g Sushi Rice 1 boiled egg yolk part only soy sauce1 ½ sheet nori Steamed carrot slice cheese Instructions Cut nori ½ and ¼....
Miso-Flavored Meat Sauce with vegetables over rice

Miso-Flavored Meat Sauce with vegetables over rice

[pinterest] I got this meat sauce idea from Zha Jiang Mian that my father-in-law cooks for my son. Zha Jiang Mian is noodles topped with Minced pork with fermented soybean paste. I used miso instead of using black bean paste  for more kids friendly taste and serve with brown rice instead of noodle for my son....
Chinese steamed pearl balls (steamed pork meatballs and glutinous rice )

Chinese steamed pearl balls (steamed pork meatballs and glutinous rice )

[pinterest] I bought very fresh and delicious looking ground pork in butcher shop and I cooked Chinese steamed pearl balls (steamed pork meatballs and glutinous rice). It taste like siu mai (pork dumpling) but coated by sweet rice. it is very easy to cook but looks gorgeous and delicious!! It will serve with vinegary soy...
Healthy Chicken Teriyaki meatball for Christmas?

Healthy Chicken Teriyaki meatball for Christmas?

We had some casual potluck party in past weekend and I brought this Kid’s friendly healthy chicken meat ball with little Christmas decoration. I usually add vegetable in the meatball such as carrot, spinach, onion that my son does not like to eat into meatball, but he loves to eat. I also added Tofu to make...
Halloween smoked salmon sushi ball

Halloween smoked salmon sushi ball

I cooked smoked salmon sushi ball (temari sushi) for Halloween decoration in last weekend. For recipe how to cook smoked salmon sushi roll, please click here. I use Nori for face and mayonaise for spider’s web.        
Fairy Salad and Ginger dressing [recipe]

Fairy Salad and Ginger dressing [recipe]

We had small family gathering for The Mid-Autumn Festival cerebration at our place on last Sunday. I prepared salad as one of appetizer for guest with ginger dressing. You provably had this dressing in Japanese Restaurant before, you usually have in Japanese restaurant. Here is recipe…
Okra miso pickles

Okra miso pickles

                              Okra is season now (summer) and I was able to buy very fresh okra from farmers market in last week. Okra is a rich source of dietary fiber and it contains contains vitamins A and C Since this is so...
Oven fried chicken katsu & Homemade Ketchup

Oven fried chicken katsu & Homemade Ketchup

I cooked oven friend Chicken Cutlet made with panko and homemade ketchup in last weekend. I found the great homemade ketchup recipe from here and I arranged some ingredients that we had at home from original recipe.  My son could not stop eating and asking for more kechup!! I definitely cook homemade ketchup from now...
Colorful Korean Beef skewers

Colorful Korean Beef skewers

                                I was watching Korean drama “Jewel in the Palace (Daejanggeum)” and I saw heroine Jang-geum and kitchen court ladies were cooking royal cuisine.  I wanted to cook one of their dish -special shrimp skewers with vegetables, one day and ...
Children's Day Sushi Cake

Children’s Day Sushi Cake

We postponed Children’s party (Children’s day is May 5th) today and had great time with our friend and family. I really appreciate to my friend who provide location and coordinate party for us. I cooked sushi cake for Children’s Day) –Elmo cherry tomatoes with origami kabuto hat, washi tape koinobori flags, and olive penguin. For basic sushi...