Jul
04

Uni, Hot & Cold

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I love tempura but one of my favorites is Uni tempura. If you’re bored of the normal shrimp tempura routine, try this. Something about the soft and molten-like texture of the warmed uni against the crisp texture of the tempura batter makes it extra special, at least compared to things like shrimp tempura. …

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Jul
03

Foie Gras

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As surprising as this may sound, sometimes, I really don’t want to cook. I just don’t feel like dirtying up endless pots and pans and I don’t know one person on earth that enjoys doing dishes. Yes, with this dish, I didn’t even use any dishes….You’ll see what I used instead. This dish showcases …

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Jun
23

Imitation

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One of my favorite salad combinations are usually those that involve a good dosage of avocado, and cooked shellfish (lobster, shrimp, crabmeat). I played with the actual shape and textured skin of the avocado and brought that into consideration when I was making this avocado salad. Its not hard at all, and its perfect …

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Jun
12

Moules Pasta

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Mussels and Fettucini, instead of your usual fries. New Pasta Maker!! So what’s cool about this device is the name of it. Its called “La Chitarra” which in italian, means GUITAR, and if you look at the structure it does mimic the base structure of a guitar. Someone should really invent such …

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May
17

Crab & shrimp

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I love Flushing Market in Queens. I know its a super far train ride, and the cab ride back (I can’t hold groceries through a subway with HEELS) is pretty expensive, but I sporadically make the trip to find ingredients I can’t find here. Its also good for when you have a friend who …

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