Archive for the 'Appetizer' Category

Ahi Tuna Tartare w/ Avocado, Crispy Shallots & Soy-Sesame Dressing (..and a little update)

If you think you’ve seen this before, you’re absolutely right. I originally posted this recipe in 2008 and the old photo is still in regular rotation in the banner. I’m re-posting this recipe today to talk about a little technical issue. Ready? I deleted by mistake a whole bunch of photos that were hosted on […]

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Turbans of Langoustines with Shellfish Consommé & Bottarga

Iconic restaurants never die. One of them is Jamin, which I once had the chance to visit while attending cooking school in Paris. At the time, Joel Robuchon’s Jamin was recognized as one of the best restaurant in the world, and one of the most feared kitchen to enter. I remember some dishes from this […]

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Scallop Crudo with Shiso & Yuzu Oils and Pink Peppercorn

I was cleaning up some old photos on my hard drive when I realized I posted this scallop crudo a while ago as part of project food blog but I never wrote a recipe for it. Crudo in general don’t need recipe since it consists of the freshest seafood money can buy with a squeeze […]

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Pork Belly Sliders with Pickled Cabbage & Maple Mustard

Don’t you love to find leftovers in the refrigerator and turn them into tasty little bites? That’s what happened a few days after I made the sous-vide pork belly. There was a nice chunk of it I forgot all about hidden between a quart of milk, a head of lettuce, and some brioche dough from […]

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Salmon Tartare Cornets with Sweet Red Onion Crème Fraîche

I think I could live on bite-sized food alone. I don’t know if it’s because you get to enjoy a wide variety of food without the formality of a sit down dinner or the fact you can have your own portable feast while hiding in a corner, but something makes amuse-bouche really appealing to me. […]

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