Category: Japanese

Shoyu Ramen 1 16

Shoyu Ramen

Shoyu Ramen is one of the many types of ramen distinguished by its clear brown soup made out of chicken and vegetable stock cooked together with soy sauce. It is usually topped with marinated...

Bian Sushi and Donburi (North Shore City, New Zealand) 3 9

Bian Sushi and Donburi (North Shore City, New Zealand)

We accidentally stumbled upon this place when we were hanging around Takapuna area, hungry after some window shopping we saw this sushi place proudly displaying the Metro Best of Auckland poster  where they were...

Cooking for a Team Building Activity 4 4

Cooking for a Team Building Activity

A couple of years ago we had a similar team building activity in the same beautiful location of Matakana. There we rented some baches complete with kitchen and cooking equipment. Now this team building...

Beef Teriyaki 1 12

Beef Teriyaki

I had posted a while ago a dish called Chicken Teriyaki and it is one of the popular search items in my blog, now I am introducing another Teriyaki variant which uses beef instead....

Chicken Katsu 1 4

Chicken Katsu

Chicken katsu is a type of katsu made out of chicken breast fillets that is simply seasoned with salt and pepper then is fried to achieve a crispy consistency. Katsu or katsuretsu was originally...

Gyudon 1 2

Gyudon

Gyudon is a type of a Japanese donburi dish which consists of beef, onions and other vegetables simmered in sweet style sauce mixed with raw eggs. This dish is always served as a rice topping...

Naritas (North Shore, New Zealand) 5 3

Naritas (North Shore, New Zealand)

I guess I told a lot of times already that this is one of our favourite restaurants, it is one of our usual go to places when we are lazy to cook something at...

Japanese Mushroom, Tofu and Vermicelli Soup 1 11

Japanese Mushroom, Tofu and Vermicelli Soup

When I tried this recipe I was surprised, it was so damn tasty the umami flavour lingers in your mouth it becomes so addictive, honestly I can replace any chicken soup with this one....

Chicken Karaage 1 17

Chicken Karaage

Karaage is a type of cooking technique used in the Japanese cuisine where different food items that are coated in potato flour are deep fried in oil. Commonly chicken marinated in soy sauce, garlic...