Entries tagged sesame oil

April 25th, 2013

Lavosh

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A bit more recent than the crab curry (hence the new kitchen). Home made lavosh crackers are surprisingly easy, and totally worth it (especially considering how expensive they are to buy). We’ve made them a few times. I’m pretty sure we used this recipe. Easy yes, but a little messy. I recommend an apron.

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January 22nd, 2012

Gyoza

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More Japanese food! Gyoza are the Japanese take on Chinese ‘potsticker’ dumplings: usually pork, cabbage, spring onions, and other flavourings; crispy on the bottom and soft and chewy on the top. I didn’t have any cabbage, but I used some Chinese spinach. The key to authentically “Japanese” tasting gyoza is garlic and ginger (or, in […]

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January 22nd, 2012

Hijiki, carrot and bamboo salad

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A tasty japanese salad, good served either warm or cold. Hijiki is a thick black seaweed. To prepare it you soak it in hot water for about an hour. It increases in volume quite a lot — you only need a little per person. Hijiki is really good with carrots, plus whatever else you like. […]

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November 14th, 2010

Steamed pork buns

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There was a lot of pork left over from last night, so I decided to try making home made pork buns. I used the Momofuku pork belly buns recipe for the dough. For the filling I just shredded the left over pork and reduced the sauce so that it was dark and sticky. Although it was pretty […]

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