Posts Tagged dessert

Iron Chef Chen’s Pomegranate Jelly (vegan version)

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/04/24/iron-chef-chens-almond-pudding-vegan-version So based on my experience with making Iron Chef Chen’s Almond Tofu, I thought I’d take a stab at his Pomegranate Jelly dessert. The recipe for the Pomegranate Jelly can be found in Iron Chef Chen’s Knockout Chinese (p. 101). The original recipe calls for – 4/5 c 200ml […]

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Yuzu Gelatin (aka Yuzu no Neri)

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/04/24/iron-chef-chens-almond-pudding-vegan-version/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/yuzu-soup-dessert-from-nobu-now/ While my wife and I were visiting my parents, I contemplated how I would approach Murata-san’s Fruit Jelly dessert (Kaiseki: The Exquisite Cuisine Of Kyoto’s Kikunoi Restaurant, p.186). After having done Iron Chef Chen’s almond pudding/tofu, I thought I’d try a dessert from Hiroko Shimbo’s The Japanese […]

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Iron Chef Chen’s Almond Pudding (vegan version)

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/04/10/substituting_agar_for_gelatin/ So as I wrote earlier, I’ve been wanting to get back to making the classical almond tofu dessert after having mixed results over the years.   Thank you, Iron Chef Chen for sharing your version of the recipe – since I’ve tried a bunch of your recipes from your cookbook, […]

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Yuzu Soup Dessert From Nobu Now

I’m not really big on making desserts, or sweet stuff, in general. Periodically though, I will get into making a treat now and then.  Then recently, I had a meal over at Asian Gourmet in Concord, MA which featured ‘tofu pudding’ in ginger syrup as a dessert offering.   As a result of having that tofu […]

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Nobu Creme Brulee, Azuki (Red-bean) flavor

I thought I’d try my hand at making a creme brulee dessert, never having made one before. I turned to Nobu West’s coffee creme brulee recipe that formed part of the whiskey cappucino dessert as guidance for making my own creme brulee. I pureed 1 cup of long boiled (azuki) red beans and then mixed […]

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