Posts Tagged nyc

Ginger Scallion Noodles

Given all the hustle bustle associated with the holiday season, I thought I would try to make a little comfort food to let off a little steam.  Knowing how my wife loved pasta, I came across David Chang’s Ginger Scallion Noodles from his Momofuku book (p. 56, 57).  The dish was stunningly easy, the real […]

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Potstickers (aka guo-tie/鍋貼)

Having potsticker (guo tie) dumplings in Lower Manhattan’s Chinatown was just one of those “favorite dish” memories I’d had growing up. Because of a version of that dish which my wife and I recently had at a suburban restaurant (that had a following because of its dim sum reputation), I thought I’d do the same […]

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Crisp Pan Fried Asian Noodles (aka Crisp Pasta Cake)

I’d been long inspired to make a crisp pasta cake after reading the recipe for “Rossejat De Fideus Eldorado Petit” in the May 1992 issue of Gourmet Magazine (p.173).  I was further inspired by NYC’s Chinatown restaurants’ crispy pan fried noodles that I had had when I was growing up. So recently, I tried my […]

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Morimoto, NYC

Omakase 12/21/09 (Hitoshi Aita) Toro Tartar – Osetra, wasabi, nori, chive, guacamole, arare, yamamomo, baby shiso, benitade, special soy Morimoto ‘New Style’ Sashimi – Hirame, shima aji, kinmedai, garlic, ginger, mitsuba, grape tomato, kabosu soy, hot oil Tasting Of Fugu – *    Sashimi, baby shiso/poached skin, spicy ume ponzu *    Kama/spine tempura, sudachi Foie Gras/Tofu […]

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