Category japanese

california roll

California Roll

Nori seaweed
Prepared sushi rice
Crab meat, cut into pieces
Avocado, peeled and cut into fine pieces
Cucumber, peeled, seeded and cut into fine strips
Toasted sesame seeds

Cut nori sheet in half and place it on bamboo mat, shiny side down. Dampen your fingers in water. Spread a thin layer of sushi rice over the seaweed, do not cover completely...

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miso shiru

Miso Shiru (Miso Soup with Bean Curd and Spinach)

Posted by Tiffany at 11/30/2001 12:25 pm

Source: World Vegetarian by Madhur Jaffrey (Clarkson/Potter Publishers)

4 cups vegetable stock
24 well-washed spinach leaves
1/2 pound soft, medium or firm bean curd, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
2 scallions, cut into very fine rings (use both white and green portions)
2 1/2 to 4 tablespoons m...

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hiranaka sukiyaki

Hiranaka Sukiyaki

Posted by WingsFan91 at 9/5/2001 8:31 am

1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup water or mushroom stock
3 onions, sliced thin
4 stalks celery, sliced thin
1 can bamboo shoots
2 bunches green onions, tops, sliced
1 pound beef, cut into strips
1 can mushrooms
2 bunches watercress
Small amount shiratake (translucent rubbery noodles)
2 teaspoons MSG

Brown meat in ...

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red bean cake

Red Bean Cake

2 pounds red beans
2 ounces unflavored gelatine
1/4 cup water
4 cups granulated sugar

Boil beans approximately 3 hours. Rub through a sieve. Dissolve gelatine in the water. Add sugar and gelatine and cook slowly 6 to 8 hours.

Turn into an 8- or 9-inch square pan. Cool. Cut into 1 1/2-inch squares or rectangles. Wrap pieces in cherry leaves if desired.

Serve with tea.

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teriyaki beef stir-fry

Teriyaki Beef Stir-Fry

Yield: 4 servings

1 (3/4 pound) flank steak
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons honey
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cups chopped broccoli
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 tomato, chopped

Trim fat from beef. Cut into strips. (It is easiest to partially freeze the beef before slicing...

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