Posts Tagged miso

A Couple Of Passing Cooking Thoughts

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/01/01/on-suimono/https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2014/10/13/trying-to-recreate-a-top-chef-dish-from-chef-ripert/ I finally understood why japanese cuisine occasionally blanches some of their seafood before adding it to a stew.   The other day, when I was doing shabu shabu and I added raw squid tentacles to the broth, it discolored the shabu shabu broth. A little later, when I […]

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Rock Shrimp Miso Risotto From Simply Ming

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/12/05/miso-soup * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/01/31/lemongrass-scampi-with-pappardellemafaldine …I call for rock shrimp often in my cooking. Firm in texture and with a delicious lobster-like flavor, these…are caught in Florida and…shipped nationwide. –Blue Ginger: East Meets West Cooking With Ming Tsai (p. 8) …where’s the risotto?!?!? –Hell’s Kitchen s5.e7 (Gordon Ramsay) Finally, the Rock Shrimp […]

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Reproducing Michiba’s Miso Cheese Stew (Pt. II)

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/05/03/reproducing-michibas-miso-cheese-stew-pt1/ … I hope to get to Part II of this write up with pictures in the near future… So I chose to re-make the dish for two people, rather than four, and the resulting ingredient list became: 2 cups dashi 1 1/2 Tablespoons miso (I use Yamajirushi shiro miso […]

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Ingredient Alert: Traditional Saikyo Miso

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/01/01/nobu-style-saikyo-miso/ So as I had written up in my article on Nobu Style Saikyo miso, Mitsuwa in Edgewater, NJ carries the ‘traditional’ saikyo miso that contains millet jelly as the sweetener. Here’s what the product looked like at Mitsuwa, Edgewater, NJ –

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Miso Soup

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2010/11/10/on-dashi/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/01/01/nobu-style-saikyo-miso/ So this evening (25 Nov), I got a request to do nappa cabbage miso soup as part of dinner.  Nobu Matsuhisa’s recipe for miso soup is 5 cups of dashi and 5 tablespoons+1 teaspoon of miso (1/3 cup of miso).  The online recipe can be found at […]

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Reproducing Michiba’s Miso Cheese Stew (Pt. I)

Ever since I saw the Iron Chef Japan retrospective “The Legend Of Michiba”, I was intrigued by his offering of mascarpone miso nabe which was also featured in Iron Chef: The Official Book (pgs 96,100). Interestingly, Iron Chef Michiba has a website http://www.michiba-shunsara.jp which has a page ( http://www.michiba-shunsara.jp/menu/sz004 ) that briefly discusses combining cheese and […]

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