We’re visiting family in Japan who happen to live near the Kokugikan sumo stadium in Tokyo. On one of our first nights here, we were taken to a great little hole-in-the-wall sushi bar. 506 more words
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this post is going to start with a little bit of unadulterated praise.
most chefs who prepare washoku in a restaurant setting have a truly incredible attention to detail, which can encompass everything from the taste of their dish to the geometry of their plating. 923 more words
Following on from the previous entry about Chef Murata’s kitchen fundamentals 1:1 ratio, this recipe is his version of a popular home-cooked meal called “umani,” which literally means “deliciously boiled.” It is most often made with chicken, but fish or other meat can also be used, and a variety of root vegetables such as carrot, daikon, potatoes, yams, and gobo (burdock root). 401 more words