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Kewpie dressing

Posted by Memmi 
Kewpie dressing
September 22, 2018 10:21PM
This morning on Radio Live I heard Helen talking bout Kewpie dressing. It took my fancy and I went out and bought some. Now I have it at home I have forgotten what she said it was good for! I think she said it was a good dressing over cold broccoli and beans, but there was something else. Can anyone help me with this please! Thank you.
Re: Kewpie dressing
September 22, 2018 10:46PM
I've never bought any myself, but as far as I know Kewpie is Japanese mayonnaise - like our mayonnaise but sweeter. So I guess anything you'd put mayonnaise on you can put Kewpie on.

Edit: I should clarify this a bit. Although a lot of people think Kewpie tastes sweeter than French-style mayo, it doesn't have any sugar in it. It uses egg yolks instead of whole eggs, the vinegar is different, and it has MSG in it.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/22/2018 11:11PM by CarolynC.
Re: Kewpie dressing
September 22, 2018 11:59PM
Thanks Carolyn
Re: Kewpie dressing
September 23, 2018 12:31AM
In addition to their generally well known mayonnaise, Kewpie also make a sesame dressing, which is probably what Helen was referring to. I haven't tried it but have been tempted several times. There are plenty of ideas for its use here: [www.kewpie.co.jp]
Lynne2



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/23/2018 12:36AM by Lynne2.
Re: Kewpie dressing
September 25, 2018 03:05AM
Thank you Lyne. It was the sesame dressing that Helen was talking about. Have tried it over a stirfry and it was very nice, but wish I could remember what Helen had used it for.
Re: Kewpie dressing
October 06, 2018 04:53PM
Oops sorry I haven't got to this yet.
Kewpie sesame dressing is great on Asian style coleslaws.
I also use it on char-grilled broccoli, steamed greens, drizzled over fried chicken etc...
Re: Kewpie dressing
October 13, 2018 05:23PM
Ohhh the Asian sesame dressing is amazing like Helen said, on slaws. You can buy it but quite expensive for a small amount.

I didnt realise it was made with Kewpie mayo, I always thought it was just the brand with the cute baby logo.
It also reminded me of the Kewpie doll which I assume was where the logo came from.

Serve it on chicken, fish or hot chips, that would be delicious.
Vanessa
Re: Kewpie dressing
October 15, 2018 06:20AM
Good ideas Helen, thank you very much
Re: Kewpie dressing
October 15, 2018 06:22AM
Vanessa, the first bottle I bought from an Asian supermarket was quite expensive, then last week I visited a Bin Inn and they had various brands of the Sesame flavoured one at less than half of what I had paid earlier and it is just as good.
Re: Kewpie dressing
October 15, 2018 10:24PM
I have used the mayonnaise for quite some time now & have always liked it now I shall try the sesame one. Thanks Helen.
I too remember the Kewpie doll I had several as my grandmother loved to make outfits for them, they always looked quite fashionable. Also I remember them being put onto a long stick with a hook to be carried around the hook like Little Miss Bo Peep had.. I think I am showing my age here . Ha ha
Re: Kewpie dressing
October 16, 2018 07:51PM
LOL Im showing my age too, I remember making beds for them with cotton wool and match boxes - Oh the simple things ;-)
Thanks for the Bin Inn tip too, you really do need to shop around theses days.
Vanessa
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