Category Archives: Japanese

Shoyu Tamago (Japanese Soy Sauce Egg)

Shoyu tamago is a type of egg marinated overnight with soy sauce in Japanese style. The recipe requires enough skills to cook the eggs right such that the yolks are still slightly runny and cooked only three-quarters through. Once done, … Read more

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Matcha Swiss Roll With Delicious White Chocolate Cream

I have considered the possibility of this recipe attempt becoming a nightmare. There are many challenges to overcome while making this roll: (1) the cake batter has to be baked just right (not too dense); (2) the cream mixture has … Read more

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Sake Stewed Plums With Vanilla Ice-Cream

I can’t recall where I got this recipe from, it was many many years ago when I was still studying. And because I was still studying, I was unable to get hold of any sake, well, legally, nor did anyone … Read more

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My Not So Jiggly Raindrop Cake

The raindrop cake, originating from Japan, is actually a very recent creation and hype, during our time you would say. It is basically a simple jelly that’s made from water and agar agar powder. This creation is supposed to mimic … Read more

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Friendly Cheese Loaves with Water Roux

This is a very interesting cheese bread loaf recipe that uses tang zhong (汤种), otherwise termed as water roux, as a dough starter. Water roux is a paste that is cooked using flour and milk. It is this paste that … Read more

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