Types of Sushi

Culinary glossary, Healthomania

Modern sushi is very different from the original version proposed by the Japanese chef. Currently, the recipe presents various flavoring shades. However, the unique cooking technique that was invented by a chef from Japan is still considered the most advanced.

Sushi History

Culinary glossary, Healthomania

Sushi, which was originally only a process for preserving and storing fish, over time has turned into the art of cooking, combining and serving simple and at the same time sophisticated dishes that go beyond the generally accepted view that sushi is raw fish. After all, the very name “Sushi” means dishes for the preparation …

How to make sushi at home

Festive dishes, Fish and seafood, Healthomania, Lactose-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Main dishes, Starters, Lunch-box

Sushi is an art. Art emerging from tradition. Japanese cuisine mainly concentrated on rice, which for many centuries has become the basis of nutrition for the Japanese. Modern sushi is very different from their original version of Naredzusi. Sushi, which was originally only a process for preserving and storing fish, over time has turned into …

Home-made Sushi Seasoning (Sushi-Su)

Culinary glossary, Healthomania, Vegan

Sushi seasoning is a mixture of vinegar, sugar and salt. It is great for making sushi rice, salads or marinades. You can buy it in any store with Asian products, and you can also make Sushi-Su at home.

Asian Root Vegetables

Culinary glossary, Healthomania

A huge variety of Asian root vegetables are available on the market nowadays. How now to be lost in it? How to choose good vegetables? Are they good in taste and what can be cooked from them? Here you will find the answers.

Garlic Sandwich with Tomato and Takuan

Egg-free, Healthomania, Vegan, Vegetarian, Breakfast

  Breakfast is my favorite time of the day. Time when all our family members sit together and welcoming the day. For our kids I made two different dishes as their food preferences are differ. I don’t mind. Moreover I think this is the way how it should be – when we are listening to …

Ginger noodle soup with vegetables and egg

Eggs, Healthomania, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Main dishes, Soups

Many years back I’ve bought a very special cooking book. Book that suggests dishes depending on your actual energy: yin or yang, to be able to find an energy balance of the body. Or activate the energy that is needed (Yin food helps to relax, Yang food – activate creativity and gives a power). There …

Tom Kha soup with coconut milk

Egg-free, Lactose-free, Meat, Vegetables, Soups

Asian cuisine always attracted me with its aromas and unusual taste. Especially I liked coconut milk and lemon grass. I’ll eat any dish that includes these two ingredients. Today we have a soup for lunch. Of course, ideally the curry paste for this soup would have to be cooked by myself… Maybe someday.

Gyoza with beef

Egg-free, Meat, Pancakes, mini-pies, muffins, Main dishes, Lunch-box

Prepare Russian pielmieni (dumplings), it would seem, is not such a big deal. However, it always stops me that the dough needs to be rolled out, cut, flour everywhere and waiting for the cleaning to happen. And what a lucky thing that the Japanese also have a similar dish. And this means that for their …

Lunch-box 2

Boys lunch-boxes

The most popular dish for kids’ lunch boxes in our house is for sure Onigiri, shaped in balls. This is the rice balls made of sushi rice and other favorite ingredients. Onigiri can be eaten by chopsticks or by hand, which makes life easier. Kids love them.

Курица терияки с лапшой удон

Egg-free, Flour, grains, pasta, Lactose-free, Meat, Main dishes

Once, late in the evening, when I put the children to bed and my husband was on a business trip, I decided to watch a movie. I must say that I watch movies and read books, mostly related to food. I even find criminals where the action takes place, for example, during a culinary competition, …