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Potato Wrapped Shrimp, Iron Chef Sakai-Style

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2013/09/07/menton/ (Kataifi Wrapped Langoustine) * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2013/10/09/arctic-char-with-morimoto-sauce-american/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2017/06/17/stretched-grilled-shrimp-nobashi-ebi-yaki/ In 2004, the season finale of Iron Chef America//Battle Of The Masters featured a dish from Iron Chef Sakai which was potato  wrapped langoustines with pan grilled green onion and sauce americaine ( http://www.geocities.ws/gsnnreality/ironchef/index ).  Nine years later I would see another […]

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Thinking about watercress

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/01/25/watercress-appetizer-soup/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/12/16/lobster-and-nobu-watercress-dressing/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/07/28/ron-siegels-salmon-on-shrimp-ravioli-watercress-puree-and-espelette-oil/ I recently caught an on-demand viewing of Iron Chef Gauntlet.  In the cook-off portion of the episode, one of the items presented was spanish mackerel with parsley/tarragon puree.  This made me run to my copy of The Flavor Bible.  Upon inspection, parsley wasn’t the only […]

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Oil Poached Mackerel ‘Confit’, Morimoto Style

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/08/13/rock-shrimp-miso-risotto-from-simply-ming/ I recently re-saw an old Iron Chef America episode between Morimoto and Wadi featuing mackerel. I got intrigued by the mackerel confit on ‘mackerel flavor’ risotto.  It’s interesting to note that Iron Chef Morimoto did a similar dish as an omakase offering using salmon at his New York restaurant. […]

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