Monthly Archives March 2009

George Faison at DeBragga

Category: Hiroko's Blog

Generous George Faison, chief operating officer and partner of DeBragga & Spitler, has agreed to supply at his cost the lamb and baby back ribs for the Jewelbako and Hiroko Shimbo James Beard House corraboration SUISHI! Dinner on ….

on May 11...

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University Massachusetts

Category: Hiroko's Blog

I had a recipe request – my mother’s beef tongue stew. I called my mother in Tokyo just 5 minutes ago, and asked her if she can produce a recipe. When it is available I will post it. Next subject; I visited the University Massachusetts for the Taste of Japan Event on March 10th.

I, along w...

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My mother

Category: Hiroko's Blog

My Mother’s childhood in the 1920s and 1930s in Japan culinary world was surprizingly Western in style. My mother, Tokuko Shimbo, was born in 1927 in Takada City, Niigata Prefecture. Niigata Prefecture is located northe...

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ONIOROSHI – devil grater

Category: Hiroko's Blog

In the past two weeks my blog site was not working. Now I am happily back to it. The onioroshi is one of my favorite kitchen tools. The direct translation of onioroshi sounds

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