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'Udon it Again.

Because… I did a post about Udon before and…Who doesn’t love a good noodle related pun…huh?….??? Heh…Heh…

But seriously dinner was on point. A rich pork, shrimp, miso broth, with wood ears, shiitakes, straw mushrooms, scorched scallion, seared pork and shrimp dumplings I made last week in a fit of post work delerium, seared then thinly sliced fatty pork shoulder tossed in at the end & quickly seared fat scallops. 28 more words


Mad About Mushrooms

There are few ingredients, in my opinion, that can hold their own and stand out, even when mixed with several other, sometimes, even stronger, vegetables/meats/spices. Mushrooms, in all their varieties, fall in this category. 685 more words


Asian or Garlic Chives

Bought the Asian chive flower heads from the Asian store. And I was planning on cooking then with eggs. However, some shiitake mushrooms beckoned. And a stir fry was born. 138 more words


voracious shiitakes

I purchased some growth medium for shiitake mushrooms six days ago. Today they demanded that I feed them a live raccoon.

Personal And None Of Your Business

The vegan toastie, Marrickville market

A couple of Sundays ago we went to the Marrickville Market. There’s lots going on at the markets and lots of food on offer. But my sister Leigh was on the lookout for the Vegan Toastie from… 27 more words


Shiitake Dashi Stock

Dashi is the basic stock recipe used in traditional Japanese cooking to make soups, to simmer food, or making rice. There are several methods to creating it, I use the following recipe below and it serves me well. 138 more words


Soba noodle soup with chicken, shiitake mushrooms and bok choy

There are some dishes which you just know are doing good things for your insides. This is one of them. I loosely followed a recipe but it’s quite easy to adapt, certainly any green veggies work well. 205 more words