Archive for category Michiba At Home

Ingredient Alert: Ayu (Sweetfish) Fish Sauce

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/04/04/michibas-buddha-style-yellowtail-and-daikon-stew/ Found at the sushi/sashimi-grade fish counter at Mitsuwa, Edgewater, NJ: Advertisements

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Michiba’s ‘Buddha Style’ Yellowtail and Daikon Stew

With the recent unpredictable weather, I wanted to do something warm and comforting.  Only problem was, I hadn’t had a lot of time recently given the couple of surprises at work.  I’d been eyeing Iron Chef Michiba’s offering on Simply Ming which caused me to raise an eyebrow. Japanese yellowtail (Buri) daikon stew I could […]

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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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Miso Marinated Cream Cheese

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2010/11/20/basho-omakase-30-apr-2010/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/05/03/reproducing-michibas-miso-cheese-stew-pt1/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/reproducing-michibas-miso-cheese-stew-pt-ii/ Ingredients do not recognize national boundaries -Iron Chef Michiba So I’ve begun planning for Thanksgiving dinner this year. Oh my.  The first thing I thought I would do is the opening appetizer course.  Being inspired by Iron Chef Michiba’s grilled cheese aged in miso and […]

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

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/05/03/reproducing-michibas-miso-cheese-stew-pt1/ … 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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Steak And Grilled/Roasted Vegetables, Michiba-Style

As some may know, Iron Chef Michiba has websites for his restaurants as well as a Facebook page and what appears an ongoing cooking diary at http://www.michiba-shunsara.jp .  The diary is a nice resource that gives some insight into the culinary approach of Michiba-sama.  One of the more ‘accessible’ dishes I came across was his […]

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Pudding things in perspective for custards

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/07/21/chawanmushi/ So, at my wife’s request, I added a chawanmushi to last night’s dinner.  While she wanted a ‘classic’ chawanmushi, I thought I’d go ahead and try a twist to my serving of chawanmushi.  Using the Nobu chawanmushi template as my basic method,  I added some sliced black truffle to my […]

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