Thursday, July 19, 2012


どら焼きの夢を見た。もう作るしかない。日本のもので何が恋しいかと言えば、どら焼きがいつも一番最初に思い浮かぶ。目標は「たねや」のどら焼き。After dreaming about Dorayaki, I decided to make one myself. Dorayaki probably tops the list of things I miss about Japan. The goal is 'Taneya' Dorayaki.

  • Red beans
  • Sugar
  • SR flour
  • sugar
  • Honey
  • Soya sauce
  • 1 x egg
Make red bean paste by cooking the beans and sugar on the day before.

Mix the remaining ingredients and make mini pancakes.

Sandwich the red bean paste with pancakes and wrap them with cling wrap.

どら焼きの形に落ち着くまで、数時間ラップに包んでおく。Leavr for 2-3 hours until the pancakes form Dorayaki shape.

できあがり! Ready to eat!

Saturday, July 7, 2012

サラダの決め手-Danish feta

I recently had "killer salad" at a friend's home party. The chef revealed to me that the secret for the salad is "Danish Feta cheese".

A test run at home confirmed that Danish feta does the magic. Also known as Danish White, this type of feta is a smooth and creamy variation of the more traditional feta cheeses. ( Just adding crumbled danish feta to a simple salad improves the quality of the salad by at least 50%. It turns the salad to a restaurant quality. It is quite salty, so be careful not to use too much as it will overpower the salad.
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ほとんどのスーパーのデリ・コーナーで購入可能。Available at most supermarkets.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Oishi Perth Cooking club - 簡単ソーセージ・ロール

Baked sausage roll for a friend's home party. Sausage rolls are alwasy popular in Australia and it is amazingly easy to make.

材料/ Ingredients
冷凍パイ生地/Frozen Puff pastry
できるだけクオリティの高いソーセージ/ Best quality sausages

1.オーブンを180度に設定 / Set the oven at 180c
Place the sausage filling onto the defrosted puff pastry.
Roll the pastry and cut into a bite size.
Brush milk onto the sausage rolls and bake in the oven for approximately 20min.

'おいしいソーセージ’を使うのが成功の鍵。The key is to use the best quuality sausages possible.