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Christmas Omakase At Home 2017

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2017/06/20/nobu-wests-dublin-bay-prawnlangoustine-cocktail/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/07/11/a-weekend-supper-of-tomato-salad-and-roasted-cornish-game-hen/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/10/04/nobu-sea-bass-dashi-ponzu/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/ming-tsais-aromatic-pressure-cooked-shortribs-with-root-vegetables/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2013/01/01/muratas-fruit-jelly-dessert/ So as I had observed earlier, I had to take a more realistic view of what I could accomplish since I didn’t have a lot of lead time to prepare.   As expected, the nobashi ebi yaki ‘cocktail’, tomato ‘salad’ and roast […]

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Thinking about a scallop appetizer from Yoshihiro Murata

While preparing a recent meal, I noticed I had some leftover Nobu Ceviche Sauce.  This started me thinking about looking ahead to the holiday meals for the end of the year. I wanted to come up with a scallop appetizer for one of those meals.  It occurred to me that  I could potentially build a […]

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Kikunoi’s Pompano Grilled Nanban Style

While staying with my folks over the holidays, I wanted to try another item from Murata-san’s Kasieki cookbook.   While looking through to see what I could reasonably handle, I decided on doing the Kikunoi Pompano Grilled Nanban Style. An online version of the recipe can be found here: http://www.foodarts.com/recipes/recipes/1422/pompano-grilled-nanban-style Because I didn’t like the way […]

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Murata’s Fruit Jelly Dessert

Happy new year! When I’d  gotten Yoshihiro Murata’s Kikunoi: The Exquisite Cuisine Of Kyoto’s Kikunoi Restaurant, I think the first recipe I wanted to try from the book was Murata-san’s Fruit Jelly.  It just seemed to be such a festive holiday dessert.  Murata’s Fruit Jelly can be found online at: http://books.google.com/books?id=8clwyPUpULQC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA186#v=onepage&q&f=false Note: http://global.rakuten.com/en/store/shopdeco/item/802292/ describes a […]

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Kikunoi’s Komochi Ayu/Saba/Sawara With Sweetened Walnuts

A few years ago, I’d gotten a copy of Yoshihiro Murata’s Kikunoi: The Exquisite Cuisine Of Kyoto’s Kikunoi Restaurant.  I wish I’d known about the restaurant when I visited Kyoto back in 1988. Not knowing when I’d get the chance to revisit Japan, I thought I’d try to do a few dishes from his book while […]

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