School Vacation Week Menu

Su Nobu Mushroom Salad Pan roasted mushroom, field greens, spicy lemon dressing Nobu Tokyo Scallop Cabbage Steak, ikura, soy milk ‘soup’ Chilean Seabass Shaved red onion, Nobu jalapeno dressing Mo Grandmother’s Chicken Curry And Rice Tu Nobu DC Snapper Pan roasted shiitake, cherry tomatoes, olive oil ponzu vinaigrette We Ripert Steamed Cod Garlic sauteed pea […]

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World Of Nobu: Scallop And Cabbage Steak With Soy Milk Soup, Nobu Tokyo

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2010/11/06/on-salting-2/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/12/27/nobu-style-appetizers-2/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2019/11/25/morimoto-tofu-cheesecake/ After a busy few weeks, my wife was asking if I had any new dishes in mind and I considered the World Of Nobu Scallop/Cabbage Steak With Soy Milk Soup, (p . 148,149).   I’d made both seared scallop dishes the Nobu Cabbage ‘Steak’ before (by the […]

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Matcha Waffle “Nobu-Style”

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2017/07/31/a-quick-note-on-hazelnuts/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2019/11/25/morimoto-tofu-cheesecake/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2020/01/05/on-citrus-juice-acidity/ Recently I had acquired a mini waffle maker and then came across a picture at Nobu Manila of matcha waffles with pecans and yuzu whipped cream.  Why couldn’t I take a crack at making this breakfast item?   I could already make whipped cream based on […]

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On citrus juice acidity

So I thought it might be nice to have a quick at-a-glance reference of the citrus items I tend use when making cooking decisions; I will update as I come across more information over time – Citrus PH # Reference kumquat 3.95 https://science-investigation.weebly.com/the-research.html tangerine 3.9 https://science-investigation.weebly.com/the-research.html orange 3.41 https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/f793/ea0f76da5afa39cd2935e96176ece0b34434.pdf grapefruit 3 https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/f793/ea0f76da5afa39cd2935e96176ece0b34434.pdf sudachi 2.6-2.9 https://waimports.com/product/sudachi-juice-marugoto-shibori-750ml/ […]

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A note on agar products

While I was visiting my parent’s home, I wanted to make Morimoto’s Tofu Cheesecake for my family.  So I couldn’t find the agar product that I used when making the dessert here in Boston – So I went and bought the following at Mitsuwa, Edgewater (the old standby I used in making the Almond Tofu […]

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Curating the 2019 Christmas Omakase Dinner

Dinner courses should be designed so that the customer finishes feeling happy and satisfied rather than uncomfortable and bloated. As a chef, I want my diners to eat and enjoy everything I put in front of them. But when they say they are full it means simply that there was too much food.  I don’t […]

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Robuchon Mashed Potatoes

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2019/11/24/considering-mashed-potatoes-puree-de-pommes-de-terre/ Like last year, I needed to stay put and prepare to share the workload with my teammates on websites all through the Thanksgiving/Black Friday/CyberMonday shopping period. Since I was going to be working overnight between Thanksgiving dinner into Black Friday again, I didn’t want to over do it and […]

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