Posts Tagged appetizer

Nobu Tokyo Broiled Tofu With Mascarpone Miso

I came across an interesting menu item the other day while looking up new things to make for a meal.  One of the things that jumped out at me was found at: https://www.noburestaurants.com/assets/Menus/Tokyo/af7ac7b3d3/Nobu-Tokyo-Dinner-Menu-ADA-NEW-003.pdf That item was Tofu Toban-Yaki with Mascarpone Miso – echoes of Iron Chef Michiba and mascarpone cheese!  I thought it might make the […]

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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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Vegetable Temaki, Nobu 57-Style

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/02/07/superbowl-sunday-dinner/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/03/08/nobus-asparagus-with-red-grainshiro-miso-dressing-and-black-pepper-crusted-chilean-seabass-with-balsamic-teriyaki-sauce/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2015/11/29/nobu-57-nyc/ So I was asked to make an appetizer for an Easter Sunday dinner for a large crowd. After pondering over the situation for a while I thought, “How about doing vegetable temaki from my omakase dinner at Nobu 57?”  I remembered the dish being: Vegetable […]

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Broiled Shrimp Kushiyaki

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com  – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/crispy-skin-chicken-nobu-style/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/07/05/steamed-lobster-with-nobu-sauces/ I’d been meaning to try my hand at Nobu West‘s Dublin Bay Prawn Cocktail (p. 18,19).  Since I already knew how to make the spicy lemon dressing and had gone through the experience of doing kushiyaki/skewers, I thought this might be a fun thing to do as […]

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Shishito/Pimientos de Padron Nobu-Style

So my first dinner of the 2013 was going to be steamed monkfish a la Nobu New Style Sashimi.  But what to do to celebrate a little?  Since I brought back some shishito peppers, I thought I might try to do Pimientos de Padron from Nobu West (p. 50-51).  It’s been an appetizer I’ve been […]

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A Quick Mussels Appetizer

So my wife wanted to make the Sunday evening meal this time around and I thought I’d help out by making an easy appetizer to go with the meal.   After thinking about it a little bit, I decided to make steamed mussels from The New Legal Sea Foods Cookbook (p. 80).  Basically it was putting […]

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