Let’s try these delicious recipes to finish the year off with a bang!
Japanese Recipe – 39
Spring roll is a large variety of filled, rolled appetizers or dim sum found in East Asian and Southeast Asian cuisine.
A Japanese noodle that is thin and translucent in appearance, similar to cellophane noodles. They are made from potato, rice, corn, or mung bean starches. Harusame noodles are round or flat, thin rods that are generally 5 to 7 inches in length.
Spring Roll Wrappers
Spring Roll Wrappers are very thin food wraps. Made with wheat flour, they are used to make fried spring rolls.
This Choya Green Tea Umeshu is ideal for “Spring Roll”
Choya Green Tea Umeshu
What a perfect harmony. Please try this Umeshu. Green Tea aroma at the nose and simple sweet at the palate perfect at room temperature or on the rocks.
“Who doesn’t love spring rolls? It is crunchy and easy and definitely a great crispy food that we love to enjoy as a snack.”
Japanese Recipe – 40
Pickled of Chikuwa and Cucumber
Pickled of Chikuwa and cucumber is a dish that can be made immediately when there are no side dishes. Chikuwa and cucumber is pickled in salad dressing that goes well with white rice.
Chikuwa is a Japanese tube-like food product made from ingredients such as fish Surimi, salt, sugar, starch, monosodium glutamate and egg white. After mixing them well, they are wrapped around a bamboo or metal stick and steamed or broiled.
Asazuke no Moto(Quick Pickled Mix)
Asazuke no Moto is a Japanese pickling method that adds an elegant hint of sweet, savoury, and Umami to any vegetable.
This Hakutsuru Junmai Daiginjo Yamadaho is ideal for “Pickled of Chikuwa and Cucumber”
Hakutsuru Junmai Daiginjo Yamadaho
From the mother side of Yamadanishiki rice this gentle soft premium Sake is a wonderful delight and enjoy it cold for perfect balance.
“Traditionally Japanese people always have pickled vegetables as a side dish because of its healthy characteristics.”
Sponsored by: Sandra Gwee – Sake Specialist
Manager of Lion Oriental Foods Co. and Loi’s Eastern Supermart
“December has come and with it all the joys of Christmas. Come into town and grab Sake as a Christmas gift to enjoy and gather around with family and friends. It’s a great way to bring everybody together after a whole hard year of work.”
Japanese groceries are available at Lion Oriental Foods Co. and Loi’s Eastern Supermart.