Wednesday, May 18, 2011

May 18th 2011

Roughscale Flounder / Samegawa (Shark Skin) Karei from Hokkaido

Instead of scale, this fish has a rough skin with bumps like a godzilla. Under this ugly skin, there is a lot of fat (something unique for a member of the flounder family) and most importantly, a very tasty meat.

Friday, May 6, 2011

May 6th 2011

Takenoko / Bamboo Shoot

Bamboo shoot cooked in bonito broth, served with basil miso

Tofu Mousse served with fresh strawberry and mint oil