Fall always brings pumpkin and squash to mind. This is a very simple soup that can be made without meat if you prefer. I love pumpkin or squash in soups.
Chicken karaage is the Japanese version of fried chicken marinated in ginger, garlic and soy sauce, then lightly dredged and fried until extra crispy.
Japanese style meatballs or tsukune made with chicken. I also like to finish mine with a light teriyaki sauce.
This is a colourful, vegetable-packed noodle dish with a multitude of different textures. Once the vegetables have been prepared, it is very quick to assemble and cook.