Posts Tagged nobu

Nobu Soy Caramel Banana Dessert

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/12/31/kikunois-komochi-ayusabasawara-with-sweetened-walnuts/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2017/07/31/a-quick-note-on-hazelnuts/ So I wanted to do something for dessert this past weekend and my wife brought up the concept of bananas foster.  That got me thinking about requests on the web for Nobu’s Soy Caramel Bananas.  I found the online recipe at:  https://www.marthastewart.com/316455/chestnuts-in-soy-caramel which specified: 4 cups tightly […]

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Nobu West Rice Pizza

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2019/01/20/sweet-peanut-crusted-mochi-taiwan-style/ As a process of learning how to use mochi flour, and in particular, shiratamako, I thought I would try to make the Nobu West Rice Pizza, (p 192, 193).   In keeping with making microbatches of the recipes I was learning how to make, I determined that what I need […]

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Ingredient Alert: New Zealand Lamb

When it comes to lamb, my wife and I have found we prefer having the New Zealand lamb variety after having it at the Nobu/Matsuhisa restaurants and then doing Nobu-style lamb at home.   As it would so happen, Marty’s at Newtonville, MA has mentioned that it is currently carrying (and will for the foreseeable future) […]

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A quick note on tosazu

…cooking is most about giving my customers little surprises that will lead them to make discovery about their own latent tastes.                                                                     -Nobu Matsuhisa, Nobu: The Cookbook, p. 10 So my wife and I were discussing what to make for tonight’s dinner and she suggested hamachi with a thought to hamachi kama.  However, the notion of […]

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Nobu Rosemary Miso

So I came across this the other day: https://www.dmagazine.com/food-drink/2010/12/if-you-cant-get-to-nobu-try-chef-rasos-lamb-recipe-at-home/ I was intrigued to try this over Labor Day weekend since I’d seen this on the Nobu menus (and associated with lamb and prime rib [Nobu Manila]) for the last several years.  But looking at the rosemary miso recipe seemed rather unwieldy for a home cook […]

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Nobu Toro And Wasabi Pepper Sauce

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2010/12/13/toban-yaki-nobu-style/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/02/02/wasabi-pepper-sauce/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2013/07/13/on-cooking-otorotoro/ ..My toro steak…is equally delightful with my versatile Wasabi Pepper Sauce…especially when served with plain short grained rice. – Nobu: The Cookbook, p 96 It’s a little bit funny about the toro dishes I’ve made over the last several years and not having tried the […]

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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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