Okonomiyaki – japanese cabbage pancake

Okonomiyaki (literal translation is “everything you like, fried”) is a cabbage pancake with all kinds of toppings and a big hit of Japanese street food. Everyone can add what they want to the basic recipe. My favorite additions are sausage or bacon. I have been making a recipe for my beloved okonomiyaki for several years. […]

Japanese curry (Kare raisu)

Kare raisu has already become a part of my family’s dinner menu. One of my daughters is a huge fan of this dish. It is very aromatic, filling and can be prepared in various ways. Kare raisu I ate for the first time a very long time ago, when our friend return from Japan and […]

Green mochi

Mochi (in Japan) or chapssaltteok (in Korea) are sweets made of sticky rice flour. They taste like soft rice dumplings. You can stuff it with anko, chocolate and even ice cream. Rice cake can be prepared in a variety of ways: steamed, in a microwave or like I do, in a ricecooker. When eating, be […]

Omurice

This dish originally comes from Japan, where it was created around 1900. The omelette is usually stuffed with rice with vegetables and chicken. Ketchup is also very important, because it gives a specific, sweet taste. I saw omurice for the first time in the k-drama “Rooftop Prince”. It was the favorite dish of the prince […]

Dorayaki

Dorayaki is a sweet Japanese snack that looks like a big round sandwich. It consists of two very fluffy pancakes with anko paste (sweet red bean paste). These pancakes are a little different from American version. Japanese dorayaki are much more fluffy, almost like sponge cake and contain honey, which gently changes their taste. Dough […]