Sweet red beans soup with rice cake ぜんざい

This sweet soup for winter dessert
Mochi rice cake is quite filling so good before meals


Konnyaku Kinpira こんにゃくと黒ゴマきんぴら

Love this taste !!
Great combination of Kinpira and Konnyaku(Yam noodle) with black sesame seed.

Recipe for Kinpira


Steamed cake with sweet potatoes さつまいもの蒸しパン

This soft steamed cake is not too sweet.
It's called Imomochi is in Kyushu. My grandma's taste.

Pumpkin and Yam's Soy Soup かぼちゃとヤムのスープ

This is a rich and tangy soup from vegatables.
Western style healthy soup, Easy and good for children


Vegetables-Don 野菜のどんぶり

The Japanese DON . They invented many ways to enjoy it.
Here, chicken and vegetables on brown rice making healthy light dish.


Soy Sweet  きなことあんこのお餅

The most commonly used ingredients in Japanese desserts:
no dairy foods are used at all

Kakuni 角煮

Nagasaki-style braised pork. 
Unbelievably tender, melt in your mouth Kyushu home cooking.


Easy Agedashi-Tofu あげだし豆腐

Healthy. My recipe is Not deep-fry style agedashi tofu


Soymilk Banana Muffin 豆乳バナナマフィン

Healthy. Easy. No dairy. No sugar.  Macrobiotics soymilk banana muffin


Vietnamese Japanese Noodle Fusion 和風ベトナムヌードル

Great combination of Vietnamese Noodles with Japanese basic Dashi soup - delicious
I like cooking foods from many different cultures
It is a great opportunity to be creative and builds my repatoire of dishes

Brown rice balls 玄米おにぎり

Healthy easy Japanese style Eat by itseif
It is the most nutritious rice which is favored by adults and chilren alike


Handmade sweet azuki beans あんこ

Azuki beans are commonly used in traditional Japanese sweet desserts

Sweet azuki beans with rice cake おだんご

 This is a sweet dessert of rice cakes and macha(green tea) rice cakes

Japanese Lunch Plate

Lunch Menu

Brown rice balls 玄米おにぎり
Simmered Kabocha(Pumpkin) かぼちゃの煮物
Burdock kinpira きんぴら
Simmered Kiriboshi-daikon(Dried white radish strips) 干し大根の煮物
Handmade Japanese Pickles おしんこ
Salad サラダ
Pumpkin homestyle miso-soup かぼちゃの味噌汁
Boiled Handmade Dumpring with green onion sauce 手作り水餃子とねぎソース
Sweet soy miso dip 薬味みそ
Sweet black soybeans 黒豆
Organic Ban-cha(Rosted Green tea) 番茶


Green onion sauce ねぎソース

This is hands down one of the most delicus sauce I make

With fried snapper                                     With boiled dumpling


Tofu Mso Dengaku 豆腐みそ田楽

Tasty, hot grilled tofu with sweet miso sauce
Enjoy the dobble soy taste of tofu and miso together


Garlic Miso Dip 薬味みそ

A fresh organic garlic miso dip
We eat it on rice, tofu and  with vegitable stick salad
Easy to cook, Keep cool, Eat soon


Japanese style ribs 和風スペアリブ

Japanese style ribs with sweet soysauce for my Father-in-low's birthday dinner

Matsutake Pine Mushroom Rice 松茸ごはん

Local BC pine mushrooms in a traditional Japanese style
It is an incredibley fragrant fresh smell


Lunch Box:brown rice rolls 玄米の巻きずし弁当

Yam Roll
Prawn Tempura Roll
Veggi Maki
Pumpkin Roll
Smoke Salmon Roll

Pork Gyoza 焼き餃子

I used Free Range heritage,100% cruely free local pork and local Vegetables

Japanese sweet black soybeans 黒豆

This is a Japanese New Year's traditional osechi cuisine.
Japanses basic sweet taste made from beans.


Shrimp Gyoza えび餃子

One of my favorite Chinese dishes is Gyoza.
Gyoza is also famouse in Japanses home cooking.
I always eat handmade Gyoza.  This time I bought some Gyoza wraps ,but if you have a time you can make wraps,too. Not difficult.

Oven cod with sweet miso sauce たらの西京焼き


Tofu soboro 豆腐そぼろ