Fish


October 24, 2016

Japanify: Kasuzuke Salmon

by yoko

 

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I’m always stealing ideas from my family. The latest cooking technique I stole was from my Aunt Judy (who also inspired Kayoko’s Happy Hour post last week), who specializes in making drinks and savory foods to along with it.

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February 7, 2014

Japanify: Salmon Avocado Donburi

by yoko

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Shopping for the freshest seafood just got easier with another fish market that opened in the People’s Republic of Berkeley.

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December 27, 2013

Casa de Kei: Kampachi Kama Soup

by Kid Skwid

INGREDIENTS

1 kampachi kama (or any other desired fish collar like yellowtail, red snapper, or salmon) make sure to clean it thoroughly for scales and grit, it is not pleasant to eat
1 bunch komatsuna (or spinich)
5 small matsutake mushrooms (or any other mushroom like enoki, maitake, shiitake, bunshimeji, etc.), sliced thin
1 Tokyo negi (or regular scallions), thinly sliced on a bias
1 pouch ago dashi (or bonito dashi)
1/4 teaspoon shichimi togarashi (Japanese 7 spice)

METHOD

Get a nabe pot, add 4 cups of water, mushrooms and the dashi.

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August 14, 2013

Lazyass Cookin’: Steam-Baked Salmon

by Kayoko

Last night Johnny and I had plans to watch the season-premiere-of-the-same-season of Breaking Bad. It was a few nights delayed but I had been looking forward to it nonetheless.

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August 7, 2013

Smoked Salmon Stop-Off Along the Russian River

by Kayoko

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Last week, Johnny and I randomly went to Russian River. We hadn’t seen each other much for the past few months, since the conbini planning and build-out, so Yoko gave me the weekend off and I booked a cottage in Guerneville, a town along the Russian River.

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August 1, 2013

Kuishinbo: Doyou no Ushinohi (A Day for Eel)

by Yuki HD

During midsummer, tradition is to have unagi (freshwater eel) on specific days. The days are called doyou no ushinohi (土用の丑の日) to provide a nutritional treat, as well as to help survive the hot season.

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June 12, 2013

Iberian Tattie: A Passion for Tuna in Tarifa

by Umamimart Guest

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Last month, my English friend Elaine and I agreed to meet in Tarifa, a small town in Cadiz, Spain.

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April 25, 2013

Japanify: Daikon-Tuna Stir Fry

by yoko

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Sometimes the most humble ingredients can yield some seriously satisfying results. Some days I procrastinate until the last stop on my train to plan out what I’m going to make for dinner.

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April 23, 2013

Lazyass Cookin’: Tuna-can Pasta

by Kayoko

I love canned fish. When I was little, I would eat canned sardines in miso sauce by the spoonful.

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January 17, 2013

Japanify: His’n’Hers* (Herring Egg + Sperm Sacs)

by yoko

Last week, I shared a bowl of nishin soba with you, and I asked you to not to throw out the egg and sperm sacs.

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