Archive for December, 2015

Thought Of The Day

…my cooking is most about giving my customers little surprises  that will lead them to make discoveries about their own latent tastes…    -Nobu: The Cookbook (p. 10) It seems to me that a perfectly pan fried/cooked medium rare boneless short rib suggests the bite/texture of perfectly cooked wagyu.

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Microbatch Vinegared Sushi Rice

Previously, on – * …The basic rice-to-vinegar ratio is 6:1 or 1 cup of vinegar for every 6 cups of uncooked rice… –Nobu:The Cookbook (p. 158) Sometimes I want sushi rice with dinner (think chirashi for two) but I don’t want to make a big amount of rice for sushi. So, I was […]

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Thanksgiving Omakase At Home 2015

Previously, on – * * * * * * * So finally, Thanksgiving 2015 finally arrived. Many of the dishes I was going to offer I’d worked on over the course of the last 4 years.  So for the first course was: ‘Shunko’: Michiba-Style ‘Grilled’ Miso Marinated […]

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