Unique History in This Lovely Summer Dish

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in Hiroko's Blog, Recipes

Namban dish is a specific dish in which ingredients – seasonal small seafood to vegetables – are deep-fried and pickled in rice vinegar marinade, which is flavored with sugar and shoyu (Japanese soy sauce). In the olden days the method of this preparation was perfect to preserve the prepared food longer at the time when there was no refrigeration system. Namban preparation has survived into today’s kitchen and still entertain us with the height of the...

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Amadai

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 in Hiroko's Blog, Recipes

Long time absence from my blog site. Here is a wild and delicious dish idea using Blue Moon’s seasonal fish at this time of the year. Several years ago I found this fish during the height of the summer at Blue Moon. Since then, I have been enjoying it very much. The existence of this fish on this part of the water (East Coast) first surprised me. This fish is largely caught in Japan in the southern part of the main island and below. It is an expensive fish and is a...

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