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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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December 7, 2012

The PDT Project: Black Flip

by Payman Bahmani

Categorically speaking, a flip is a cocktail in which a whole egg is deployed, the reason being to impart a richness, body, and a silky texture to a drink.

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December 6, 2012

Japanify: Winter Root Nimono

by yoko

For some, winter may mean honey-baked hams and Santa Claus. But at my house, it means nimono.

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July 27, 2012

The PDT Project: Apple Malt Toddy

by Payman Bahmani

The PDT Project rolls on with the Apple Malt Toddy, a delicious drink that you’ll want to bookmark for the colder months, unless you’re one of our readers from the Southern Hemisphere.

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December 23, 2009

Happy Hour: Hot Milk Punch

by Payman Bahmani

Hot Milk Punch

Christmas is nearly upon us, and while most folks are building jolly snowmen and merrily singing carols, every year there are those who wake on Christmas morning to the sad realization that they had been placed on the naughty list, with only a few lumps of coal in their stockings as their best hope of a gift.

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