Today’s Lunch

October 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm Leave a comment

Have you ever had (or heard of) Japanese takikomi gohan?

The name basically means “mixed rice”, and it’s just that. The uncooked rice is seasoned, usually with some type of stock and soy sauce, and then vegetables, mushrooms, meat and/or fish are added, and it’s all cooked together. It’s a nice change from regular steamed rice every now and then.

You can add basically anything you want to it. For mine, I added carrot, shiitake mushrooms, burdock root, and small pieces of chicken.

Today’s lunch: Japanese mixed rice (takikomi gohan), griled salmon, stir-fried burdock root and carrot (kinpira gobo), and a persimmon

 

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My name is Rachel. I'm a small-town girl born and raised in Oklahoma, currently living in Japan, who likes cooking, baking, reading, working out, and traveling. Join me in my culinary adventures, my domestic doings, and the story of my life, one day at a time.

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