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Simple Home Style Tempura

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Tempura may be sinful. Being Japanese, I eat it at least once a month to satisfy my hunger of crispy tasty deep fries. Good Tempura is crispy outside and vegetables inside are tender. The key to make crispy Tempura is to make cold batter and heat oil hot enough but not too hot.Be careful treating […]

Introducing Japanese Hot pot

Monday, March 29th, 2010

In my recent cooking class, I realized that Nabe, or Japanese hot-pot, is not well-known Japanese meal. Hot-pot is similar to other Asian style on pot meals. Hot pot is a light and healthy meal that is great on cold evenings. It is the meal for the family and friends. It is easy to prepare. […]

The arm of a Tempura cook

Friday, September 18th, 2009

This photo of my arm shows oil spattered burn spots. Hajime at Mashiko joked about an earlier time in his career, when his arm had burned marks which were cause from making Tempura. John said he had a similar experience and made his arm protection by cutting his long sock. I often make Tempura at […]

VietnameseChicken Rice Soup

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

I decided to cook Vietnamese Chicken Rice soup for Teacher’s appreciation lunch at my son’s middle school. The soup is called congee in English. I saw how Congee was made at Club bamboo at ACRS and loved the taste and thought it is perfect to add to Teacher’s lunch menu. I searched the congee recipe […]

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