Furikake (振り掛け / ふりかけ)

Furikake is a dry japanese seasoning that is sprinkled over the cooked rice. It is usually made out of minced seaweed, ground fish, sesame seeds, sugar, salt, flavorings, freeze dried stuff, dried vegetables, etc.. According to Takaokayausa.com, In the early 1900’s, a Japanese pharmacist invented Furikake in order to compensate for the lack of calcium in…

Garlic & Mushrooms Fried Rice

Yummy Factor: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ I grew up eating fried rice almost every morning. It was usually made from last night’s leftover rice, fried with a bit of oil and a ton of garlic. Nowadays, I make fried rice when my time is limited or I simply forgot to thaw out the meat. I…

Fried Chicken

Leftover chicken and fried rice from last night’s dinner. It get’s a bit tricky when it comes to re-heating leftovers especially when I don’t own a microwave. I used a saute pan and had everything in low medium heat. The chicken was a bit room temperature, but sitting on top of the rice somehow heated…