Posts Tagged soba

On Soba Broths/Dipping Sauces

Recently, my wife asked about making a soba soup for lunch one day.  On thinking about the problem, I thought about the times I had nabeyaki udon at restaurants.  If memory serves (with respect to Chairman Kaga), it seems that the versions of nabeyaki udon that I preferred were savory and not sweet.  This occurred […]

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Buckwheat (Soba) Pancakes And Blueberry Yuzu Compote, Nobu-Style

Previously, on – * So I wanted to try to make another breakfast item from the Nobu Hotel menu.  On the menu is Blueberry And Yuzu Soba Pancakes With  Blueberry Yuzu Compote, Yuzu Whipped Cream, Pecan Miso Butter, Maple Syrup. A picture of the item can be seen on p. 6 of the […]

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Theme And Variations: Miso Fudge Brownies, Soba Salsa

Previously, on – * * * So I decided I wanted to try a twist on the brownie recipe after taking a gander at Nobu Miami: The Party Cookbook’s Milk Chocolate Miso Mousse (p. 171).  Since I wasn’t sure how this would turn out, I decided to make a half batch […]

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The proof of the pudding is in the eating: A first look at Nobu’s Vegetarian Cookbook

Previously, on – * * * * * * After getting Nobu’s new cookbook, I was feeling a little bit ambitious. As part of dinner this past Tues night, I thought I’d try and making  his Onion ‘Steak’ With Balsamic Teriyaki Sauce as an appetizer (less the roasted […]

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Ingredient Alert

HMart Fort Lee now has Eden Foods Raw, hulled buckwheat groats (as used in Nobu Soba Risotto) (see url –

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Nobu Soba/Buckwheat ‘Risotto’

As Joel Robuchon said, “…to me a successful dish is taking something simple and making it exceptional” I was introduced to this dish during a meal in the omakase room at Matsuhisa.  The ingredients could have simply been cooked in soy enhanced dashi, may be with the addition of mushrooms.  But in this case, Matsuhisa […]

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