Noodle soup with chicken – Japanese

Was in Hong Kong recently and found an inspiring book: Japanese Soul Cooking from Tadashi Ono & Harris Salat. Saw a very nice recipe, Kamo Nanban Soba. The problem is that my boyfriend does not like duck so much, so I did my own version. Ingredients: Chicken with skin (I took 2 thighs which I…

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Hamburger japanese style with highland beef patties

A couple of week ago I received an email from a local highland beef producer (organic the cattle is held in the mountains of Ticino). They offered minced meat at a fantastic prices and here we are, the first recipe. Ingredients: 300 gr Minced meat from Beef (Highland beef in this case) 1/2 onion 6…

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Chicken Teriyaki – very easy recipe

A very quick and easy recipe Ingredients: Chicken – I used 2 breast filet but would be better to have the skin on, just poke it with a fork 2 spoons of soy sauce 2 spoons of mirin 1 spoon of sake some oil to cook.   Mix the soy sauce, the miring and the…

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Japanese Barbecue Sauce

My boyfriend just told me this week that he love a dipping sauce that his friends in Japan used to serve him. Based on Red Miso Paste, he remembers it was spicy. After some research in the internet here you are: 4 spoons of Red Miso Paste 4 spoons of Gochujang (Korean Chili Paste) 2…

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Chicken Katsu – Japanese Style Chicken Cutlet

As my boyfriend is in Japan and is sending me lots of pictures of delicious food, I had to cook myself something japanese. Originally in Japan, Tonkatsu is done with Pork, but as I do not eat it I will prepare the chicken version. (The same recipe applies for pork). In many Family Restaurants in…

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Ice Tea for the summer

Since I have been to Japan I started to love iced green tea. Every corner of the road you can find vending machines with different kinds of drinks, most of them Sugar Free. The problem is when you come back to Europe and you buy some ready Ice Tea, it’s too sweet. So what easier…

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