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Michiba-Style Ozoni With Noshi Meringue Mochi

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/reproducing-michibas-miso-cheese-stew-pt-ii During the broadcast of the 2012 New Year’s Iron Chef battle between the latest Japanese Iron Chef (Jun Kurogi) and  OG Japanese Iron Chef Rokusaburo Michiba, the theme ingredient was buri/yellowtail.  During the battle, Iron Chef Michiba presented a New Year’s ‘Ozoni’ soup that contained a mochi that was […]

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Michibia Sansho Miso Sauce

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/ron-siegels-sanchosansho-pepper-reduction/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/10/12/kabayaki-mackerel-don/ Recently, I was catching up on what Iron Chef Michiba was working on at https:// m.facebook.com/MichibaShunsara, when I found this: https://  m.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.899611443422832.1073741834.187205257996791&type=3 …. The secret recipe of「山椒味噌」(“Sansho-miso”). Though it is called the “secret,” in case of Michiba, he does not pass it on as a secret; it […]

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Ingredient Alert: Mochi Rice Flour – Domyojiko And Shiratamako

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/06/16/domyojiko-mochi-with-red-bean-filling/ Ebisuya in Medford, MA  is now carrying both Domyojiko AND Shiratamako. I’ve discussed domyojiko before in making a dessert from Iron Chef Morimoto.  I started getting interested in the Shiratamako after seeing the Kurogi v Michiba yellowtail battle during the 2018 holidays where Iron Chef Michiba made a shiratamako/egg […]

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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:

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Michiba’s ‘Buddha Style’ Yellowtail and Daikon Nimono

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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