Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

Japanese

Beef Mentaiko Rice Bowl

Beef Mentaiko Rice Bowl

Salmon mentaiko, beef mentaiko, and mentaiko sushi…  It seems like mentaiko dishes have been trending on my social media for the last few weeks. Mentaiko dishes have been gaining popularity nowadays and as a foodie, I was curious of how they tasted like. You could […]

Japanese Chicken Curry

Japanese Chicken Curry

I grew up watching anime series during my childhood. I still remember about that one mouthwatering moment wherein my favorite character sits down to devour a delicious meal. The food portrayed an appealing look that represents the art of Japanese cuisine often leaves me feeling […]

Dorayaki

Dorayaki

Do you know this food? When I was in elementary school, I liked to watch cartoon series called Doraemon (ドラえもん). They were aired at well-known local TV channel every weekend, so most people in my generation should know this cartoon. The story revolves around a […]

Iced Matcha Milk Tea with Red Bean

Iced Matcha Milk Tea with Red Bean

Matcha seems to be everywhere these days, from baked goods to drinks. The frenzy has spread to all corners of the food and beverage industries. You can even find matcha latte in nearby Starbucks now. The popularity of this finely bright green hue powder comes […]

Miso Soup

Miso Soup

Many of you should have probably tried miso soup at least one if you have visited Japanese restaurants. The Japanese people consider miso soup as a staple in their lifestyle. The soup is commonly served as a small portion side dish to complement a meal. […]

Matcha Tiramisu

Matcha Tiramisu

This is one of the most classic dessert, tiramisu, with a twist in it. We love the bitter-sweet espresso, savory mascarpone cheese, and ladyfingers version, but have you ever thought that this delicious treat is also great when combined with other flavor? If you have […]

Red Bean Paste

Red Bean Paste

Red bean paste is one of my favorite filling in Asian sweet treats. In fact, I am actually a little bit picky about it. Sometimes I hoped its consistency was a little bit chunkier or I thought the food combination with the paste became overly […]

Matcha Ice Cream

Matcha Ice Cream

I was craving a bitter-sweet Matcha Ice Cream, not the one with artificial green tea flavoring that could be found in cheap green tea ice cream. Finding an authentic Matcha Ice Cream is like finding a needle in haystack here. If you have ever tasted […]

Souffle Pancake

Souffle Pancake

As everyone know, a pancake is a thin and flat cake, prepared from starch-based batter that may contain eggs, milk and butter. It is usually fried and turned in a frying pan and served with topping, syrup, or jam. What’s the essence of a truly […]