• Japan,  Kudzu,  Recipes,  Sweet Stuff,  Winter

    Sweet potato

    emointhekitchen There is a story that in 1498 when Columbus discovered the Americas, he brought sweet potatoes back to Spain and presented them to Queen Isabella. Since then, sweet potatoes are said to have been brought to Japan around 1612, as they were treasured around the world as a salvage crop because they can be easily cultivated even in rough land. Its nutritional value is characterized by its high vitamin C content and high dietary fibre content. Let’s imagine “Satsumaimo”, which is famous in Japanese cuisine. I recommend a dish made by cooling and solidifying seasonal sweet potatoes and kudzu. You will need: 50g sweet potato (mashed) 50g Kudzu powder…

  • Japan,  Korea,  Recipes,  Spring

    Korean-style fried tofu

    emointhekitchen I also prepared a Korean-style fried that I want to eat when I want to add stamina or when I’m tired. It is spicy and sweet, so it tastes good. If you’re not a big fan of pork, use chicken or beef, and to make a vegetarian version, use mushrooms instead of meat and use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth. It’s delicious, so I can’t stop topping up (laughs) We need: 400g – Pork loin 1 tsp – Sugar Daisho Aji Shio Kosho – Salt and Pepper Potato starch 1 piece (160g ) – Atsu-age (Deep Fried Tofu) 3 pcs – Potatoes Sesame oil Sake Soy sauce, mirin,…

  • Mushrooms,  Recipes,  Soups,  Vegetarian,  Winter

    Potato soup with buckwheat

    emointhekitchen According to traditional Chinese medicine, winter is a period associated with the kidneys and bladder. That is why we include foods in the diet that support them, heat them and at the same time supplement qi, yang and blood. As for heat treatment, in general, the cooking time during the winter is long and we can afford more than ever baked and fried meals. Warm food 2x or 3x a day will support our immunity in this cold season. Then I was about to cook my first potato soup. Potato soup, this prototype of ordinary soup, this food that is bubbling on an old stove in a small cottage…