With a subtle blend of Pure Harvest Organic Tamari, dashi stock and mirin, this Yudofu Simple Hot Tofu Recipe is as nourishing as it is comforting. Wanna learn how to make this classic Japanese recipe at home? Read on!
We’ve spent a fair amount of time in Japan on the hunt for deliciously edible adventures and can never get enough of this beautiful country.
Maybe it’s the warm, friendly people. Maybe it’s the incredible transport system (perhaps not the world’s most amazing anymore, but still lightyears ahead of ours here in Adelaide. 😅)
All I know is it definitely has something to do with all the amazing foodie discoveries to be found. It’s almost like they’re around every corner, just waiting to pounce!
From street-style Crispy Fried Takoyaki to convenience-store Onigiri Rice Balls to bento boxes of all descriptions, there’s so much deliciousness to choose from.
And this little recipe for Yudofu – aka Simple Japanese Hot Tofu, a common hot pot or bento box side dish – is just ONE of our favourites! 🍱
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.
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!
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.
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!
Below we’re sharing the results of our latest baking experiment for this moreish little Matcha Hot Cross Buns recipe, but don’t forget to check out Joy’s recipe for Hot ‘Pleased’ Buns recipe, which features zingy citrus powder and MACE. ❤️
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.
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!
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.
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:
No… just… one… more… bite!
Mmmmmm, this is the last one…
I’m just going to finish it.