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Nobu Miami Branzino Tempura With Florida Amazu Sauce

A couple of months ago I took an interest on trying Nobu Miami’s Branzino Tempura With Florida Amazu (p. 95, 96).  From past experience, making the branzino tempura itself wasn’t a big deal.  However, making the sauce was a surprise.  Both my wife and I felt the sauce was way too sweet; we actually wondered […]

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Nobu Scampi/Langoustine With Spicy Lemon Garlic Sauce

I’d been dreaming about making this dish for years since I’d gotten Nobu: The Cookbook (pgs 50, 51, 172).  While I’ve regularly been making things like shrimp/lobster with spicy lemon dressing, it was only yesterday (20 Jan 2017), that I’d discovered that Eataly Boston’s Pescheria@Prudential Center had fresh live langoustines.  Vinny at the Pescheria counter […]

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Christmas Omakase At Home 2016

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/08/11/6759/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/thanksgiving-omakase-at-home-2016/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/09/14/wonton-cornetscones/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/01/13/on-appetizer-soups/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/12/14/roasted-carrot-salad-with-curry-aigre-doux/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/12/09/monkfish-with-iron-chef-sakai-tomato-oil-sauce/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/09/12/red-wine-braised-short-ribs-with-root-vegetables/ So at long last, my last major dinner of the year was here.  And what a whirlwind of preparation it was to get there.  I started making the cones a couple of days before the dinner and wiped […]

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Thanksgiving Omakase At Home 2016

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2015/12/05/thanksgiving-omakase-at-home-2015/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/05/29/engagement-anniversary-omakase-at-home-2012/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/12/06/pumpkinkabocha-soup/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/11/15/thanksgiving-fried-apple-pie Ah, the best laid plans of mice and men…. So when I got down to my parent’s home, I discovered a bunch of unexpected surprises. I got requested to add more vegetables to the holiday meal.  So for the opening appetizer, I swapped […]

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Nobu Spicy Sour Sauce

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/nobu-hk-spiny-lobstershrimp-and-tamari-sichuan-soy/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/rearranging-nobus-baked-monkfish/ So tonight (2 Nov), I found out my wife wanted me to cook monkfish for dinner.  So the first thing I thought of was to make Matsuhisa-sama’s baked monkfish dish with tosazu.  Unfortunately, I discovered that I didn’t have any rice vinegar and I didn’t have any […]

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Nobu Herb Grilled Chilean Seabass With Lemon Soy

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/04/20/nobu-chilean-seabass-and-truffles-with-yuzu-soy-butter-sauce/ What to do for autumn meal?  I was thinking about going to an old standby – chilean seabass with yuzu soy butter truffle; but I had to remind myself that my wife wasn’t found of heated butter, clarified or other wise.  So I thought I might try Matsuhisa-sama’s Herb […]

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Wonton Cornets/Cones

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/05/01/nobu-tartare-with-caviar-for-two/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/08/11/6759/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/09/13/nishino-wasabi-cream/ Ingredients do not recognize national boundaries -Iron Chef Michiba Diner: …we love what we’ve eaten, but it was not Japanese food Iron Chef Morimoto: Why isn’t it Japanese, and why must it be?                                                                      […]

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