Nothing better than prawn congee when I’m sick

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on September 14, 2012

I’ve been sneezing nonstop today. I’ve commented before that Melbourne has finally entered Spring and we can put Winter and its chills behind us. So then why are the nights still so cold that it feels like mid Winter all over again? I should have listened to my gut instincts and worn a thick jacket, [...]


Sashimi donburi – Japanese sliced salmon on rice with condiments

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on September 2, 2012

The art of sashimi and sushi making has been passed down for nearly 2000 years in Japan and has gained widespread popularity, even in western countries. With a reasonable sashimi knife and a little bit of practice, any good home cook can master this technique, although you won’t be as good as real sushi chefs [...]


Thai pineapple fried rice

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on June 26, 2012

I’ve always liked cooking a dish and then serving it in the ingredient’s ‘shell’. It seems like such a fun process, not to mention making the dish look more appealing and would probably enhance the flavours as well. That’s exactly what I did with this delicious Thai pineapple fried rice. I found a HUGE and [...]