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Temaki Sushi – Easy Hand-Rolled Sushi

Ready to eat? Temaki sushi is a fun and easy way to make sushi at home. Also known as “hand-rolled” sushi, you simply wrap yakinori seaweed sheets around yummy sushi rice and your favourite fillings to form a cone shape. All the goodness of sushi without the fuss, made even easier with the Tefal 45 in 1 Rice & Multi Cooker.

Temaki Sushi (Easy Hand-Rolled Sushi) Recipe - Temaki sushi is a fun and easy way to make sushi at home. Also known as "hand-rolled" sushi, it's made by wrapping nori seaweed around sushi rice and your favourite fillings to form a cone shape. | Wandercooks.com

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Have you ever wanted to make sushi at home but thought it would be too hard?

Maybe you don’t have a rolling mat? Or maybe it always seemed like far too much work to roll and slice your own sushi – that is, if you could pull it off without the whole thing turning into a messy pile of seaweed and rice…

Well then, never fear: Temaki Sushi is here!

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Matcha Hot Cross Buns Recipe

This Matcha Hot Cross Buns Recipe fuses traditional Japanese flavours with the classic European Easter treat. With matcha green tea, sweet red beans and plenty of mixed spice, they’re the perfect sweet treat for breakfast or an afternoon snack.

Matcha Hot Cross Buns Recipe - Easter is here, so why not try Japanese style Hot Cross Buns? Fluffy, slightly sweet with a touch of spice and azuki beans. | wandercooks.com

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We’re on a pre-Easter high after sending out last week’s Koulourakia recipe – seems like you guys really enjoyed the chance to get creative with your baking!

We were chatting to our friend Joy over at Homestead Lovers earlier this week and told her all about our little experiments with sumac spice, which we used for a little citrus burst in our Koulourakia.

Joy was telling us all about the dehydrated citrus powders she’s created, and it got us thinking about how we could each mix our favourite flavours through old-fashioned/traditional Easter recipes.

One thing let to another, and we decided to hold our own little pre- Easter Challenge!

Joy’s going to share her very own Hot Cross Buns recipe with zingy citrus powder and MACE soon.  :O (And we can’t wait!)

But today we’re sharing the results of our latest baking experiment:

This Matcha Hot Cross Buns recipe.

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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

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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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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

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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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Homemade Yakisoba Sauce Recipe

This Homemade Yakisoba Sauce Recipe is like barbecue sauce on steroids. Mix a few easy ingredients together and this bad boy is ready for your Yakisoba Noodles, beef, pork or even on an omelette. AND – it’s ready in less than 5 minutes. Booyah.

Homemade Yakisoba Sauce Recipe - It's like barbecue sauce on steroids. Mix a few easy ingredients together and this bad boy is ready for your noodles, beef & pork or even on an omelette. Get on it! | wandercooks.com

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Okay yes. We’ll fess up. You could buy Yakisoba sauce from an Asian grocery.

BUT!

What if you can’t find one, or don’t want the hassle of ordering online, and waiting for the postman?

With today’s tasty recipe you can easily make your own Homemade Yakisoba Sauce – in less time than it takes to read this blog post. 😉

Even better, all you need are a few handy ingredients. And if you love Asian cuisine, you’ll probably have them ready to go in your kitchen already.

So let’s get cracking, shall we?

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