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Jitan Ryori: Quick Cuisine

8 (Thur) - 28 (Wed) Apr 2021
@ Harbour City, Times Square, ifc mall and New Town Plaza stores

Too busy to cook? Hongkongers are not the only ones faced with this problem. In Japan, the hectic pace of modern living has inspired the “fast-cooking” trend, which allows time-pressed urbanites to whip up healthy, tasty home-cooked meals quickly and hassle-free. city'super has prepared a variety of smart home appliances and easy-to-use ingredients, so you too can enjoy these culinary shortcuts at home.

Trying to get into cooking but don’t know where to start? Mr. Konishi, our Japanese expert from city'super Kura food zone, has designed a series of simple recipes so that you can savour Japanese traditional delicacies cooked by your own hand.

About Konishi san :

With over 30 years’ experience in the food industry, Mr. Konishi has created a library of ingenious Japanese cooking ideas (“Kara no Chie”). His recipes introduce simple Japanese cuisine, and the use of different Japanese condiments, ingredients and cooking utensils that are available at city'super.

Quick Cuisine: Super Simple Cold Konjac Noodles

Konjac is a popular food ingredient in Japan and often used in traditional Japanese cuisine. Konjac is filling and can lower cholesterol and aid digestion, and hence a very popular choice among health-conscious individuals. In recent years, it has become trendy and been associated with weight-loss – let’s find out more about this incredible ingredient.

NaKaki Foods’ konjac noodles are made from strictly selected konjac and vegetables. Simply heat in microwave or hot water, then add your preferred toppings to enjoy as a cold dish, or add into hot soup. You can enjoy this healthy and delicious dish with minimal effort!

Nakaki Foods Low-carb Konjac and Vegetable Noodle (Carrot/Spinach/Pumpkin)

Quick Cuisine: Japanese Shiokoji Teriyaki Chicken Set

How can you create an authentic Japanese home-cooked meal in the shortest amount of time? Shiokoji is our secret weapon.

Shiokoji is created by fermenting the mixture of malted rice, salt and water, and is a very common condiment in Japanese households thanks to its versatility. You only need to add very little to enhance the dishes you’re making. Shiokoji is also very nutritious and rich in enzymes, which help with digestive health. No wonder it’s such a popular condiment.

View this short video now and learn how to make this magical seasoning at home. Making the delicious and simple Japanese-style shiokoji chicken set is only a few steps away!

Quick Cuisine:Seaweed Noodle Salad

Seaweed and kelp often make their appearance in Japanese cuisine. A supporting act with mighty flavours, seaweed and kelp enhance the taste and nutrition of dishes, and should not be underestimated.

If you love Japanese cuisine, keep some dehydrated seaweed at home. Before using, rehydrate the seaweed by soaking it in water for 10 minutes, drain, and it is ready to use as an ingredient for various dishes.

View the short video now and learn how to make the simple yet delicious Japanese Seaweed Noodle Salad. Be sure to bring home the Kaneryo Sea Crystal Seaweed Noodle (Crispy Texture) and Chururin Seaweed Noodle (Smooth Texture) from city'super!

Quick Cuisine: 6 Super Simple Dishes to Make at Home

“Jitan ryori”, or quick/time-saving cuisine, is a cooking concept that has taken Japan by storm in recent years. The idea is to use smart home appliances and simple ingredients to reduce the time spent cooking without compromising the taste of these everyday dishes. Here are six excellent dish ideas you can try at home!

1. Chicken Yakitori

Place chicken skewers in an air-fryer and enjoy delicious authentic Japanese flavours.

Akikawa Assorted Grilled Chicken Yakitori Set

Made with chicks raised on a healthy diet. Comes with popular parts of the chicken, such as chicken thigh and chicken meatball.

Recolte Air Oven – Champagne White / Red

A 7-in-1 multi-functional food processor with a cute and small design perfect for Hong Kong homes.

2. Basque Cheese Cake

Hailing from Hokkaido, Mireica Basque Cheese Cake tastes even better after defrosting for 24 hours.

3. Grilled New cabbage with Mozzarella Cheese

Place Japanese New Cabbage, a dash of sea salt, olive oil and buffalo mozzarella into the Bruno Toaster Grill for a quick grill; simply season before serving.

4. Chawanmushi

Remove the contents from Asuzac Foods Instant Freeze-dried Chawanmushi Steamed Egg Ingredients and add hot water and egg. Mix well and place in the Recolte Pot Dup Tanto for steaming.

5. Mixed Grain Rice

Use Daizudays Ready to use Steamed Beans & Grains and Japanese rice in the Toshiba Low Sugar Healthy IH Rice Cooker for delicious Japanese-style mixed grain rice.

6. Japanese Yamagata A5 Grade Wagyu Beef with Japanese Nanohana Colby Jack Cheese Burger

Add Yamagata A5 Grade Wagyu Beef and Japanese Rapeseed Blossom to your burger for a delicious Japanese-inspired meal. You can visit enjoy this dish at Times Square store’s AMAZING FOOD HALL, or find all the ingredients you need at there.

Drink Light: Simple & Healthy Beverages

Want to feast on delicious food while staying healthy? Replace your usual drinks with one of these crowd-favourite low-fat beverages and stay on top of your diet!

Ja Okinawa Shikuwasa Citrus Juice

Made from shequasars grown in Ogimi Village in Okinawa, aka Village of Longevity. Shequasars are an excellent source of the functional elements nobiletin and tangeretin, which can control blood glucose levels and blood pressure.

Yasuda Fat-free Yogurt Drink - Setouchi Lemon

0% fat with a refreshing taste. Fresh lemon and lemon peel are added for a fresher taste.

Japanese Desserts for Stress Relief

Many Hong Kongers live a busy lifestyle that can sometimes get overwhelming… relax and recharge with these little Japanese desserts, and change your mood from average to great!

Tincarbell Egg Bread - Chocolate & Raspberry Jam

The sweet and sour raspberry jam is sandwiched between the fragrant and fluffy chocolate egg bread, which is bite-sized and easy to eat.

Tanabe Egg Pudding

Made from Irodoritenyuran eggs which come from chickens raised in a natural environment. The smooth egg pudding has a strong egg scent and a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Each box comes with three cups – easy to eat and perfect for sharing.


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