Tofu with grated radish and pickled veggies

Creamy, thick tofu topped with “Oroshi” grated radish combined with various pickled things such as “Umeboshi” plums and/or any pickled vegetable. Added some dashi noodle soup and/or ponzu. Great healthy meal for hot summer days.

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Konnyaku, or Konjac

Konnyaku, or konjac (蒟蒻、こんにゃく)chewy and wiggly, may look bizarre to some. However, it is a very versatile, healthy type of vegetarian food made from konjac yams. It can be processed into shirataki noodles, which can be cooked in different ways. Even the normal konnyaku “bar” can be prepared in so many ways, not to mention […]

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Spicy grilled salmon salad

Leftover grilled salmon? Combine with Mayonnaise Red chili oil (spicy red pepper sesame oil) Vinegar Salt Lemon juice Green onions Great with rice or for making sushi rolls. I had it with a bowl of edamame rice and Korean seaweed. The same ingredients also work well with raw salmon tataki. With smoked salmon I also […]

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