August 26, 2019

I normally make Chinese buns from scratch, but I just wanted to try the pre-mixed pack to see how easy and tasty.   I bought this from Asian grocery shop, 650g for app$5 (can't remember...)

The package had flour, sugar, baking powder, dry yeast, shortening and...

June 29, 2019

*Shabu-Shabu dinner at home 😊

Haven't had this dish for many years.  It was so easy to prepare, all I had to do was, buy sliced beef, cut vegetables, boil water with kelp and sake as broth soup.

I made two common **dipping sauces, ponzu(citrus-based soy sauce) and...

May 28, 2019

I’ve been looking for 'yama-imo 山芋' which is kind of  'Yam (potato)' for a long long time in Perth.

'yama-imo' have very sticky texture when grated and are used for Okonomiyaki, soba noodle, rice topping, sashimi etc etc.    Not a daily used veg...

May 9, 2019

When I went camping with my friends last month, one mum brought 2.5L Japanese thermos airpot, which was incredibly useful.  My husband and I really really wanted it, so I started searching up to find one in Australia.  There were many similar ones available, but they w...

December 20, 2018

When my family was in Japan, we often had potluck lunch for the event at school. 

There were many Korean families at school then.

 "Gimbap" was one of the most common dishes Korean mums used to bring, which I loved ! 

I decided to try making one for the fir...

October 29, 2018

A few days ago, my friend gave me a recipe for special ramen soup, which she intended to make after getting ramen noodles (from me),  I made it today BEFORE her 😏

The key ingredient is ' 柚子胡椒 - yuzu kosho' , unfortunately it can only be purchased at Japanese...

September 9, 2018

I had far too many plates, bowls, cups, glasses etc etc.  I got rid of many of them to neaten up my cupboards last year.  But I still wanted to have some more plates and bowls for Asian dishes without spending too much $...

I happen to find thes...