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. Advertisements

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Microbatch Vinegared Sushi Rice

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/making-sushi-rice/ …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 tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2015/07/22/miso-marinated-cream-cheese/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/12/27/nobu-style-appetizers-2/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/03/24/spinach-ohitashi-aka-horenso-no-ohitashi-nobu-style/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2015/07/11/inspired-by-an-iron-chef-dish/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/07/21/chawanmushi/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/05/29/engagement-anniversary-omakase-at-home-2012/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2015/08/04/learning-how-to-make-harumaki/ 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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