Japanese supper: Miso soup with soba noodles, mushrooms & flash-fried beef
dairy free / Free from / Fruit & veg / gluten-free / Meat

Japanese supper: Miso soup with soba noodles, mushrooms & flash-fried beef

I fell in love with soba noodles on a trip to Japan last year. Until then, my Western experiences of ‘authentic’ Japanese cuisine had led me to believe that the Japanese subsisted on sushi alone, washed down with green tea by day and sake by night. I was obviously wrong (about the sushi anyway!). And everything … Continue reading

Japanese supper: Pork & prawn gyoza
dairy free / Fish / Free from / Meat

Japanese supper: Pork & prawn gyoza

Konnichiwa! Yesterday I was sitting on the bus on the way home craving Japanese food. So I decided to make gyoza. There is something exceedingly satisfying about eating dumplings. Chopsticks in position, chasing your slippery target around the plate, you finally get a firm grip. The tension is palpable. Quivering, you dunk it into the dipping sauce and … Continue reading