Archive for May, 2014

Morimoto Zhajiangmian/Za Jan Noodles For Two

Sometimes Thursday nights, my wife just wants pasta. Growing up, my mother used to make me (乾)拌麵  “(Gan) Ban Mien” (Mand.) [“Giao Mi” (TW)] which literally means “(dry) stir noodles”.  Basically, it was a ground meat sauce flavored with garlic, rice wine (read: sake), soy with whatever vegetables were on hand and thickened with a […]

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Reproducing Michiba’s Miso Cheese Stew (Pt. II)

Previously, on – * … I hope to get to Part II of this write up with pictures in the near future… So I chose to re-make the dish for two people, rather than four, and the resulting ingredient list became: 2 cups dashi 1 1/2 Tablespoons miso (I use Yamajirushi shiro miso […]

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Nobu Tartare With Caviar For Two

Previously, on – * This week was my wife’s birthday, so I was thinking of what to make for her.  She hinted that she wanted lobsters, so I thought, “ok… steamed lobsters with jalapeno and spicy lemon dipping sauces.”.  But I needed to come up with an appetizer.  Matsuhisa’s tartare with caviar, I […]

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