Posts Tagged “Ariki Omae”

Miso Marinated Cream Cheese

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2010/11/20/basho-omakase-30-apr-2010/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/05/03/reproducing-michibas-miso-cheese-stew-pt1/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/reproducing-michibas-miso-cheese-stew-pt-ii/ Ingredients do not recognize national boundaries -Iron Chef Michiba So I’ve begun planning for Thanksgiving dinner this year. Oh my.  The first thing I thought I would do is the opening appetizer course.  Being inspired by Iron Chef Michiba’s grilled cheese aged in miso and […]

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Handling Nagaimo

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/01/12/morimoto-nyc-3 (26 Dec 2014) * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2010/11/16/buri-bop Over Christmas holidays, my wife and I had an omakase dinner at Morimoto NYC.  For our last savory course, Omae-san offered a grilled wagyu garnished with (salted) menegi, half a grilled carrot and grilled naga imo.  I must say I was startled with the naga […]

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I got a Christmas present!

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/01/12/morimoto-nyc-3 (26 Dec 2014) My wife and I recently had an omakase bar dinner at Morimoto NYC.  One of the courses (course #4) was the torched spanish mackerel ‘sashimi salad’ with shungiku, house cured shaved katsuo,   house cured shaved karasumi,    freeze dried tofu, shichimi mentaiko and  mortadella oil: I […]

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“Ham And Eggs”

I was inspired by the onsen egg course that Omae-san cooked for us during our omakase meal at Morimoto, NYC 22 Dec 2013.  The mix of the onsen egg, gin’an sauce and truffles really left an impression.  So I thought, why not surprise my wife by making breakfast?  So I was thinking: breakfast, eggs (onsen)…. […]

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Piri Piri Soy Sauce Revisited

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/11/03/inspired-by-a-morimoto-omakase-dish/ So, my wife and I had an omakase dinner at Morimoto, NYC on 22 Dec 2012.  During the dinner, I had the privilege to chat with (Ariki) Omae-san.  During the conversation, Omae-san graciously took time to answer a question about the omakase dinner he cooked for me a year […]

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Recreating A Morimoto Omakase Dish

At the end of Dec 2010, my wife and I had the opportunity to enjoy another wonderful omakase meal at Morimoto NYC.  One of the courses that was offered was a steam poached/braised snapper.  It was an elegantly simple and wonderfully satisfying dish.  After a short conversation with our omakase chef, Ariki Omae,   I […]

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