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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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Nobu West Dashimaki/Tamagoyaki Unagi/White Truffle Egg Roll – Technical Notes

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2019/09/28/boiled-anago-sawara-nobu-style/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/12/01/omakase-at-home-thanksgiving-style/ Last weekend, when I was trying to use some of the leftover sawara that I prepared like anago for a breakfast, I decided to repurpose it using the Freshwater Eel And White Truffle Egg ‘Roll’ recipe in Nobu West (p. 200-201).  Reading through the recipe, I thought […]

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‘Boiled’ Anago/Sawara, Nobu-Style

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/04/09/nobu-hakuni-style-simmered-anagosawara/ Today was a very warm fall day and I was thinking about wanting to have una-don for dinner. Unfortunately, I didn’t have any store bought unagi.  I did have a nice large sawara fillet.  Remembering how I prepared sawara hakuni-style, I thought I could prepare the sawara fillet using […]

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Nobu-Style ‘Breakfast Sobagaki’

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2019/07/28/world-of-nobu-nobu-style-sobagaki-nobu-nyc-downtown-nobu-tokyo/ I recently came across a menu listing at https://london-shoreditch.nobuhotels.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/nobu-menu-br.pdf which had an item listed as Buckwheat Bircher Muesli. The menu items was described as oatmeal and buckwheat porridge, dried fruits   nuts, brown sugar, soy milk.  Applying what I learned earlier in making the ‘dinner sobagaki’, I realized I might […]

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Nobu Tokyo Tomato With Bonito Flakes, Matsuhisa Dressing

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/09/27/nobu-warm-mushroom-salad-and-salmon-with-matsuhisa-dressing/ I wanted to come up with a starter to a dinner featuring Salmon Toro Hagashi, Nobu-Style this week. I recently came across these menu listings: https://www.edenrochotelmiami.com/globalassets/nobu-miami-images/restaurant-menues/nobu-miami-menu.pdf https://www.noburestaurants.com/assets/Menus/Tokyo/af7ac7b3d3/Nobu-Tokyo-Dinner-Menu-ADA-NEW-003.pdf and then found a picture of this dish at the Matsuhisa, LA website: https://www.instagram.com/p/BYgSPgvhCdp/ I had leftover Matsuhisa Soy Onion Dressing from […]

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