Mackerel Simmered in Miso (Saba no miso ni サバの味噌に)

Mackerel is in season. At least this is what I assumed seeing several luscious looking mackerel dishes on my favourite blogs. I was right: my fishmonger had plenty of surprisingly fresh mackerels and apparently the season stretches through whole summer (though I see mackerel at practically any time of the year). As soon as I…Continue Reading “Mackerel Simmered in Miso (Saba no miso ni サバの味噌に)”

Shoyu Chicken, or Chicken Simmered in Soy Sauce

Before spotting it on the Humble Bean blog, I have never heard of “shoyu chicken” and would have never guessed it was a Hawaiian dish, since “shoyu” is a Japanese word meaning “soy sauce”. Its presence reflects  the influence of the Japanese cuisine in Hawaii, where apparently immigrants from different ethnic groups have left a…Continue Reading “Shoyu Chicken, or Chicken Simmered in Soy Sauce”