Posts Tagged wasabi

A few notes on making nigiri

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/making-nigiri-an-appreciation/ I was recently asked about wetting the hands for making nigiri. matsuhisa-sama mentions the water to vinegar ratio is 3:1 (Nobu West, p 196) . He admonishes that more than a light coating on the hands will prevent the shari from properly sticking together.  Interestingly, Shizuo Tsuji (Japanese Cooking: […]

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Nishino Wasabi Cream

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/07/03/thinking-about-a-scallop-appetizer-from-yoshihiro-murata/ I’ve been looking at Tatsu Nishino’s scallop appetizer from his Autumn Omakase e-book for quite some time now. I’d been wanting to try it but figured I really needed to get my hands on REAL wasabi in order to do it justice.  Additionally, I’d been thinking of coming up […]

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Wasabi Pepper Sauce

…If memory serves me right, this is the very first recipe I tried from Nobu: The Cookbook.  I made this sauce in order to  make my very first toro tartar with caviar using salmon.  The sauce recipe can be found here – http://books.google.com/books?id=Ch2kiePz4M4C&pg=PA154&lpg=PA154&dq=nobu+%22#v=onepage&q=wasabi%20pepper&f=false Like this entry mentions: http://singleguychef.com/2007/05/04/wasabi-pepper-sauce/ I too found the sauce a little […]

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