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Lamb Tsukune, Nobu Miami-Style

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2013/05/29/anticucho-skewers-aka-nobu-anticucho-kushiyaki/ So for the 2020 Memorial Day dinner, I was a little surprised to learn that we had a package of ground lamb in our refridgerator. I started thinking of, perhaps, making Shepherd’s Pie based on my experience on making a meal for the Lazarus House group in Lawrence, MA […]

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On Ice Cream

“… I don’t expect you to follow the recipes to the letter. I’d be happier just knowing they gave you new ideas and brighten up your day-to-day cooking.”    Nobu’s Vegetarian Cookbook (p.9)      -Nobu Matsuhisa Over the summers, I’ve made ice creams on and off when I’ve had room in my freezer for my cuisinart […]

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Nobu Steamed Bass With Vegetables and Spicy Garlic Sauce

So when my wife and I were menu planning earlier in the week, we happened to come across this steamed fish entree from Nobu.  It isn’t in his cookbooks, but it looked like a hybrid between his Squid ‘Pasta’ With Light Garlic Sauce (Nobu: The Cookbook ,p 82) and Chicken And Prawns Spicy Garlic Don […]

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Nobu Miso Pecan Compound Butter For Matcha Waffles

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2020/01/13/matcha-waffle-nobu-style/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2017/07/31/a-quick-note-on-hazelnuts/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/01/01/nobu-style-saikyo-miso/ In looking back at my Nobu-style matcha waffle project, I figured out could make the ‘yuzu honey’ sauce garnish by melting 3 T of yuja and 1/2 T of water.  But what of the pecan miso butter?   After doing some reading about the web, […]

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Matcha Waffle “Nobu-Style”

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2017/07/31/a-quick-note-on-hazelnuts/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2019/11/25/morimoto-tofu-cheesecake/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2020/01/05/on-citrus-juice-acidity/ Recently I had acquired a mini waffle maker and then came across a picture at Nobu Manila of matcha waffles with pecans and yuzu whipped cream.  Why couldn’t I take a crack at making this breakfast item?   I could already make whipped cream based on […]

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Curating the 2019 Christmas Omakase Dinner

Dinner courses should be designed so that the customer finishes feeling happy and satisfied rather than uncomfortable and bloated. As a chef, I want my diners to eat and enjoy everything I put in front of them. But when they say they are full it means simply that there was too much food.  I don’t […]

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World Of Nobu: Salmon Hummus, Nobu Mexico City

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/07/05/steamed-lobster-with-nobu-sauces/ In looking for a new recipe to try I came across: Salmon Hummus in World Of Nobu (p. 300-301).  In reading through the recipe, I realized I would be making hummus on my own for the first time, So the hummus ingredient list from the recipe  combined with the […]

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