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 …

Veggie and Beef baked meatballs (kids’ fav)

Meat, Starters, Lunch-box, Pies, tarts, casserole

These days it is so easy to experiment in the kitchen. Any ingredient is available in the common supermarket. 15 years back I even didn’t hear about quinoa, and raw coconut milk was impossible to find anywhere. Today these products become the regular food ingredients in my kitchen. Simple beef meatballs could be turn into …

Japanese rice for sushi

Culinary glossary, Healthomania

  Japanese rice has more than a thousand varieties. It is considered that the most luxury rice grown in the northeast part of Japan – in the Tohoku area. In general, Japanese rice is called “short rice” in contrast to the main Asian variety – Indian, or “long rice.” Japanese “short rice” is slightly different …

Baked chicory and meat with brown butter Béchamel sauce

Dairy products, Flour, grains, pasta, Meat, Main dishes

I know that all Internet is full now with recipes, pictures and stories of pumpkin. But in Dubai there are NO seasons!!! ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️We have any vegetables or fruits all over the year, imported from around the world. I don’t notice that autumn came and continue to cook with FUNNY vegetables. So if you are looking …

Egg rolls with rice and toffee apples

Eggs, Breakfast, Starters, Lunch-box

Hello! Very often on holidays, especially in winter, I prepare a spinach roll with smoked salmon. In addition to being delicious, it is also beautiful: green-white-pink. Based on the same cooking method, I decided to make a roll only from eggs, which can be served as a dessert, and as a savory dish, for example …

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Boys lunch-boxes

Today the winner of lunch box is egg rolls with rice and toffee apple. Nice taste when cold or hot.

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Boys lunch-boxes

Potato and chicken fritters are great for family lunch or dinner as well as for lunch box. Only few ingredients, and as a result – tasty and delicious dish.

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Boys lunch-boxes

Home-made food is the best one. Yes, sometimes it is very simple, but I am happy when my kids eat it with appetite.

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Boys lunch-boxes

Every day I try to make something interesting and yummy for kids’ lunch boxes. Today I have prepared the rice balls with cottage cheese. Very tasty!

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.

Beef burgers with rice & lentils

Meat, Main dishes, Lunch-box

My new discovery is beef burgers with rice and lentils. Unusual make them such ingredients as teriyaki sauce, spring rolls dipping sauce and mayonnaise. Even more delicious is obtained if instead of rice with lentils use sushi rice with sushi seasoning. Bon Appetit!

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Boys lunch-boxes

These sausages are so funny and very easy to make. Just cut them before cooking.

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Boys lunch-boxes

One of the main idea of sustainable kitchen is not to waste food. This means that the food should be planed in a way that allows avoid throwing it. Using left-overs for preparing new dishes is a very common practice in restaurants and many homes. Our home is no exception. I use left-overs in my …

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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.

Rice pudding with coconut milk and mango

Vegetarian, Desserts

Several products, a little imagination and a pinch of exotic – and we get Thai rice pudding. The hero of this dish is rice and should it be glutinous, then the pidding will be really sticky. 

Coconut Chicken Soup

Egg-free, Gluten-free, Lactose-free, Meat, Soups

When the cold season comes, dishes with ginger appear on our table. It warms, strengthens and gives strength. Soup is one of the options where ginger goes well with the spicy Thai fresh seasonings and the sweetness of coconut milk. I must say that this soup is prepared very quickly, which is important in the …