Seared Everything Tuna with Udon Noodles
Japanese kaki furai oysters
Tuna Burgers. They aren't exactly traditional. But loaded with Asian flavors they will become a favorite.
A traditional Japanese Strawberry Shortcake - Layers of light, vanilla sponge filled & topped with slightly sweetened whipped cream & chopped up strawberries.. Summer is here!
Broiled, miso-wasabi marinated Black Cod. Incredibly delicate and flaky -- it will melt in your mouth!
Yakitori Chicken Sandwich on Kaiser Rolls
Hamburg donburi, with ketchup sauce - a deliciously junky comfort food!
Picked cucumber - great summer appetizer
Japanese Eggplant Salad with Sun Gold Tomatoes, Feta, and Mint from The Winemaker Cooks by Christine Hanna
Real steak teriyaki tastes like beef, not sugar. Meet the real thing.
Soba Noodle Salad with Snow Peas from Fresh & Fast Vegetarian by Marie Simmons
Cod Teriyaki with Ginger Scallion Noodles - a little bit Momofuku and an authentic teriyaki sauce from Marc Matsumoto.
Seafood with bonito guts from Aburiya Raku. A bowl of rainbow sashimi topped with sweet sea urchin.
Japanese Curry Udon...So easy to make!
Elegant slices of fresh kingfish sashimi served with a shallot, umeboshi & tamari dressing from Uchi Lounge restaurant & sake bar.
Ceviche with Yuzu and Jackfruit on Prawn Crackers
That’s right, I said Sake Champagne Mojito and you’re gonna love it!
Blanched spinach with sesame dressing - Japanese side dish (vegetarian)
Japanese Spicy Crab Salad ~ Make sushi bar salads at home!
Green Bean Shiraae - green bean salad with soy miso paste (vegetarian)
Japanese food - can it be called anything but art? Green Tea Ice Cream at Honyaki Restaurant
Yakiniku (Japanese Style Korean BBQ)
We were surprised to find out Spam isn't horrific, and doubly surprised to learn it's amazing in sushi.
Somen--Japanese-style cold noodles with toppings--so good on a warm day!
Mushroom risotto with a Japanese twist
A cold custard with bite! Cold tofu with ginger & scallions. Love this when the weather gets warm.
My Cheat Days: Japanese Chicken & Vegetable Curry
California "sushi" rice salad
It's BBQ season! Have some asupara bacon (bacon wrapped asparagus), a classic yakitori dish.
Fresh English Peas for Mame Gohan (Japanese Peas w/Rice)
Fish sperm sacs? My 30,000 yen omakase at two-star Michelin restaurant Sushi Kanesaka in Tokyo
Tataki is a method of searing meat or fish. Here I used tataki tuna to make summer rolls as fresh as spring.
Easy Shishito Peppers
Hamachi, Kanpachi and Shima Aji from Hokkaido Sushi. Three similar Sushi dane, can you tell them apart?