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Quick Mentsuyu Recipe (Cold Soba Noodle Sauce)

This Mentsuyu Recipe (Cold Soba Noodle Sauce) is ready in minutes! Made from soy sauce, mirin, sake and dashi powder, it’s a super refreshing dipping sauce for a hot summer’s day.

Mentsuyu Recipe (Cold Soba Noodle Sauce) - The perfect light meal in Summer. Made from soy sauce, mirin, sake and dashi powder. Have this ready in minutes! | wandercooks.com

Isn’t it funny how a bite or a sip can take you back to a single moment in time?

How food has the uncanny power to ignite your memory and link you back with the people you met long ago?

Or how this simple little cold soba with mentsuyu recipe can whisk you away across the seas and deep into the heart of Japan!
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Taiwanese Breakfast Burger

According to our housemate this Taiwanese Breakfast Burger tastes like dumplings in a bun! We’ve cooked so much flavour right into the patty then topped it off with a crispy fried egg. Ready for breakfast?

Taiwanese Breakfast Burger - Chinese dumplings in a burger, yes please! For breakfast? Even better. | wandercooks.com

I know I know, I can hear you now. Burgers for breakfast?

100% YEP.

Also before we get started with today’s recipe, we just want to ask:

Have you ever been to Taiwan? Ever eaten a Taiwanese Breakfast Burger? If so, we want to hear from you!

You see, we weaved together our memories of our own Taiwanese Breakfast Burger experience with a little experimentation in the kitchen. But we’re keen to hear what you’ve discovered.

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The Ultimate Yakisoba Noodles Recipe

This Yakisoba Noodles Recipe is packed with pork, veggies and ramen noodles golden fried into deliciousness and drizzled in a sweet and salty stir fry sauce. Grab your chopsticks and get ready to wok and roll.

Yakisoba Noodles Recipe - A popular Japanese food street snack that's simple to make at home. Featuring pork and oodles of noodles. | wandercooks.com

So… Sarah has a confession.

The first time she tried Yakisoba, she was ridiculously hungover on the 46th floor of the Umeda Sky Building, about to watch the summer festival fireworks.

The noodles sat in a crisp white take-away box, full of saucy gloriousness. A hangover cure to surpass even that of a KFC Ultimate Burger Meal.

Just one bite and she was hooked:

Enough!
No… just… one… more… bite!
Okay, done.
Mmmmmm, this is the last one…
Or two…
I’m just going to finish it.
Sigh.

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Japanese-Style Hamburgers

Sink your teeth into these homemade Japanese-Style Hamburgers, guaranteed to satisfy at any time of the day. Angus beef and umami flavours get together in this crispy, succulent burger that’s packed full of fusion-flavours.  Oh, and don’t forget the winning combination of Kewpie mayonnaise and Japanese BBQ sauce.

Japanese-style Hamburgers - Angus beef and umami flavours get together in this crispy, succulent burger guaranteed to satisfy at any time of the day. Oh, and Okonomiyaki sauce and Kewpie mayonnaise are the winning sauce combos here. | wandercooks.com

So it was a little crazy here over the weekend… We actually saw blue sky and felt warm sun on our faces – something we haven’t experienced in what feels like weeks around here.

Maybe spring is on the way? Or maybe it’s just a brief, balmy escape before grey clouds return and rain falls once more?

Either way, it’s enough to have us daydreaming about hot summer days that are hopefully on their way.

And I don’t know about you, but when we think summer, we think hamburgers. Like these juicy, homemade beef hamburgers that have been tricked up with a few mouth-watering Japanese flavours.

Oh yeah.

Good weather or bad, it’s time to sink your teeth into some Japanese-Style Hamburgers all of your own.

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Korean Tteokbokki – Spicy Rice Cake Stir Fry

Spice lovers! We’re pretty sure you NEED some of this quick and easy Korean Tteokbokki in your life. Korea’s popular spicy street food dish is ready to satisfy your stomach and set your taste buds on fire.

Korean Tteokbokki - These spicy rice cakes are a dinner treat to warm up the whole house! Chilli flakes and gochujang are the secret to this fiery morsel. | wandercooks.com

Okay, first let me fess up that I’m TOTALLY ADDICTED to Korean Tteokbokki. (Pronounced kind of like to-bok-ki)

It has everything I love about Asian cuisine: intense flavour, a strangely addictive chewy texture and a spicy kick.

Seriously, if anyone asked me what to cook for dinner, my selfish taste buds would recommend Korean Tteokbokki every time.

Even if Sarah just wants to roll her eyes. 😛

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