Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel
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Today's fusion dish

This is heavily inspired by Okonomiyaki as served in Gashi Gashi on Cowley Road.

Serves 2

1/2 a cabbage - shredded
1 bag of bean sprouts
1 packet of plain tofu
1 tablespoon of oil
HP Sauce - not quite sure, maybe 4 or 5 tablespoons

Fry the cabbage in the oil on high flame (2 burner ring if you have one, like we do). Mash the tofu with a fork, stir into the cabbage, stir in beansprouts, stir until beansprouts and cabbage are done about as much as you would in a stir-fry.
Add HP Sauce.
Serve with noodles.

A great success and definitely an addition to the quick and easy to cook things repertoire.

I was convinced when we had this in Gashi Gashi (the Gashi-Gashi version has egg, not tofu - and may have other things as well e.g. tuna) that HP Sauce would work, and it does. The taste is not quite identical, HP Sauce is somewhat more vinegary I suspect. There is apparently a japanese sauce called Tonkatsu which is described as being 'like HP Sauce', and appears to also be tamarind based - hence the similarity in taste.

In fact this is arguably barely fusion at all, the Northern England connection being fairly loose.
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