Notice / Seasonal Food Okras Wrapped in Pork August 23, 2020 / by Junko Moepero will also make a dish that only uses the microwave oven. Okras wrapped in pork, flavored with “yuzu-kosho” For dessert, she will make jelly using agar and “ume-shu” which is very summery and cool. Agar, derived from algae is very good for you! [Okra pork roll] 10 shabu-shabu pork slices 10 okra 1/2 tbsp sake 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp yuzu-kosho (yuzu & chili pepper) 1/2 tbsp vinegar 1/2 tbsp sesame oil 1 myoga [Umeshu jelly] 100ml umeshu (plum wine) 50ml water 1g powder agar 1/2 tsp lemon juice 2 plums (those pickled in plum wine) Junko There are so many Japanese dishes and cultures that are not well known outside of Japan and I’m happy to introduce them to you! If you tested any of our recipes feel free to send us a photo and your comments and we will be happy to publish them, even if it wasn't a complete success! :) Seeking the best balance of being free and living a stable life in this busy city, I enjoy kitchen gardening to deepen my connection with nature. Lately, I enjoy traveling to places I’ve never been and dancing Salsa/Kizomba there. Always a traveler at heart. Freelance web/graphic designer. Coffee & chocolate addict.