Day 14 – Japanese Week Day 6 – Tempura

Our local Pub Grub restaurant serves this dish – A fish feast. On this dish you get a piece of battered fish, scampi, butterfly prawns and, wait for it, Tempura Prawns. They are beyond lovely. Unlike typical ‘Chip Shop’ batter which is thick and greasy these are light and crispy. I’ve had Tempura things from Japanese places to and they’re even more lovely. Moreish too. 

I thought I should try making some myself, I’ve also got mushrooms and peppers to use up from the bolognese. Now traditionally tempura batter is made with just cold water and flour though eggs, baking soda, spices etc can be added. The batter is mixed with chopsticks for only a few seconds, leaving the lumps that when combined with the chill factor create the light and fluffy crispness.

Advertisements

7 thoughts on “Day 14 – Japanese Week Day 6 – Tempura

  1. Aaron January 16, 2013 at 2:23 am Reply

    This light and fluffy crispness wins the hearts of everyone, especially kids, which makes it very good for family occasions.

    • xmisschaosx January 18, 2013 at 9:21 am Reply

      I love tempura, but getting it right seems hard.

  2. Rue January 19, 2013 at 5:01 am Reply

    Waah! Japanese dishes! 🙂 I dunno how to make them (hopeless when it comes to cooking) but i do love to eat them! It’s quite interesting to know how they were made

    • xmisschaosx January 19, 2013 at 8:58 am Reply

      Glad you liked them! The maki was easier that I thought it would be and you can add anything. I didn’t like trying to cut it though!!

      • Rue January 21, 2013 at 3:25 am

        I’m new here in your blog.
        What’s the main culture you’re focusing on? Are all in asia?

      • xmisschaosx January 21, 2013 at 11:16 pm

        No the plan is to try as many different dishes around the world as possible in the year. I just particularly like Asian food and only had to buy one lot of rice while I planned a bit lol. Any suggestions?

  3. Rue January 23, 2013 at 8:28 am Reply

    That sounds good! Dishes around the world sounds really interesting! And given that i still haven’t had the chance to roam the globe (haha, i’m still in school busy with my studies), that would be a fun read for me! Keep doing what you do, I’ll read some of your posts soon! 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Binny Learns A Language!

one word at a time

Lillybank Silver

Precious makes and keepsakes

Dan in Deutschland

A British expat's take on life in Germany

Itsjennythewren's Blog

My creative space

Languages. Motivation. Education. Travelling

"Je suis féru(e) de langues" is about language learning, study tips and travelling. Join my community!

Binny Learns a Language...

una palabra en un momento

Ma Vida En Acentos

una palabra en un momento

Unalome

Life Coaching & Event Planning

Artsy Teen

The Official Blog for Artsy Teens

BekBek

Weight related rantings and ramblings

My Berkeley Bowl

Making my way through the exotic fruits and vegetables of the Berkeley Bowl aisles, one delicious recipe at a time

Beth Bolton

Merging Yoga and Therapy.

Sophia's news, reviews and cooking tips

This blog focuses on current events, news stories and articles. You will also find theatre reviews, London life, vegetarian cooking, photography, scepticism and rants about Tony Blair

ice cream magazine

................... for lovers of ice cream. Your free on line magazine for sweet frozen treats. Recipes, inspiration, artisanal ideas for your delectation.

%d bloggers like this: