Balsamic Mustard Wings バルサミコ酢とマスタードチキン

Ingredients (日本語は下にあります) Chicken wings (1 kg – 1.5 kg) Salt and pepper to taste Marinade sauce French or Italian Dijon mustard 1 tsp Balsamic vinegar    3 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp Water 3 Tbsp Paprika 1 tsp Apple 60 g Fresh oregano 20 g (Dry oregano is good too! Just use a…

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Miso Soup My Way みそ汁と幸せの引き寄せ

Miso soup is typical dish that Japanese cuisine includes from course menu to simple meals. And yet, I don’t make it very often because finding the ‘right ingredients for dashi (broth)’ can be hard. Nonetheless, there are some easier ways. For those who have never made miso soup, here is a basic recipe. (日本語は下にありますよ) Ingredients…

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Kale Flower Pasta ケールのお花パスタ

Spring has come and kale buds welcome me in my vegetable garden! I leave some for bumblebees and other entities who need them. I take some for me to appreciate the energy. Thank you for this miracle.  日本語は英語の後にありますよ Ingredients kale flowers (handful) – if you don’t have them, use rapini.  cherry tomatoes or campari tomatoes…

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Nappa Cabbage & Orange Salad 白菜とオレンジのサラダ

Ingredients Nappa cabbage (a.k.a – Chinese cabbage) 330g Fresh peas 30g Red onion 30g Parsley 40g Orange 1 (med. size – or more if you like oranges!) Sunflower seeds 45g Chop vegetables – Nappa cabbage, red onions and peas – thin slices; Parsley – small pieces; Orange – peel and dice it Pan roast sunflower…

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Recipe? Does it really work? レシピ通りになる?

日本語は英語の下にありますよ〜🌸 “You recipe didn’t work, you know,” said a confused face. “Of course, it doesn’t!” said my silent voice in my heart. Instead, I smiled and said, “That’s too bad… I am sorry about that” 😅 Recipe Video: click here I believe in sharing anything. Sharing means giving. I believe in giving means to offer…

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Mango Cucumber Salad with Miso Vinaigrette マンゴー&きゅうりの味噌ドレッシング和え

ingredients tofu (firm) 175g cucumber 210g red onion 100-200g mango 1 cilantro 10-15g (if you don’t like or have cilantro use dill or parsley instead) garlic 1 clove applecider vinegar 1&1/2 Tbsp miso 1/2 Tbsp water 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1&1/2 Tbsp maple syrup or honey 1/2 Tbsp sesame about 1 Tbsp Steps…

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Yogurt Biscuits with Orange & Cranberry オレンジとクランベリー入り ふんわりビスケット

This scone/muffin/biscuit baked delight is one of my favourite things to eat when I really crave something non-sweet, but goes with coffee/tea (well …. I hardly ever drink coffee, but this item would go very nicely with it). I find coffee/tea cakes can be too sweet, so I created my own style baked good just…

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Lemon Asparagus Pasta with Fresh Dill 春のアスパラ・パスタ・レモンディル風味

Ingredients (日本語は英語の下にあります) Brown Rice Pasta 3 cups (of course you can use wheat pasta)  Lemon  1/2 Onion   50g Asparagus   250g Dill   20 g Caper 10g (or more if you would like) Garlic 5-10g (or none if you wish) Olive oil (for sautéing and garnish) Pecorino Romano (3 tbsp, or more for cheese…

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Sweet & Sour Tofu with Papaya and Asparagus 豆腐、パパイヤ、アスパラガスの甘酢風

Ingredients Tofu 450g ( 木綿豆腐 450g) Asparagus 200g (アスパラ 200g) Papaya 130g (パパイヤ 130g) Mushroom 70g (キノコ類 70g) Onion 70g (玉ねぎ 70g) Carrots 50g (人参  50g) Garlic 5-10g (にんにく5〜10g) Ginger 3g (生姜  3g) Soy Sauce 3TBSP (醤油  大さじ3) Sake 3TBSP ( 酒  大さじ3) Maple Syrup 1TBSP (メープルシロップ 大さじ1)  Apple Cider Vinegar 1TBSP ( 酢  大さじ1) Tapioka Flour 1/2 tsp (片栗粉  小さじ 1/2) Water 3-4 TBSP (水  大さじ3〜4) If you…

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Green Lentil Curry/レンズ豆カレー

with Vegetables Calicorico Style This Green Lentil Curry with vegetable appears on Calico’s dinner/lunch menu quite often. Adding this hearty yummy recipe to your repertoire will change your life! I recommend eating this curry the next day because of the texture and flavour settles. However, eating it right away also makes you smile and gives…

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