Posts Tagged ‘sashimi’

Mizore, which literally means “sleet” in Japanese, is also a culinary term used to describe clear soups or nabe-mono into which finely grated daikon radish has been stirred.  Ae stands for Ae-mono, one of the basic categories of Japanese cuisine in which small-cut ingredients (often cooked vegetables such as spinach or green beans), are tossed […]


Pacific Saury (sanma) is my Absolutely Favorite fish in the Whole Wide World (salmon is in second place by a hair’s breadth), and when it is in season, sashimi is the absolutely best way to eat it. Like sardines, saury is a fish that deteriorates quickly, so whether you buy it fresh or frozen, you […]


Sushi Jewels

27Sep09

I had an urge to make something pretty today, a rehearsal for a Christmas buffet perhaps, and as always, I scrounged around my refrigerator and pantry to see what I had at hand. This is what I came up with. You could say that it’s my take on a dish called Temari Zushi, which I’ll […]