Mirepoix: yellow onion, green and red bell pepper, carrot (sweated in ghee). Tenderlion, ribeye, potato, garlic scape, teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, sugar, ginger, garlic, rice vinegar.
Nikujaga is a great, down-home simple dish of meat and potatoes, something I enjoyed often in Tokyo. This is my homage.
Onion sweated in ghee, gefilte fish, potato, matzo, garlic scape, egg, black pepper, paprika, lemon juice, sugar.
Gather round ye Israelites and gentiles, Martin has made another another scrumpy soup. Although as he notes, gefilte fish was enjoyed through the Balkans and central Europe as a soup of celebration.
The fish cakes and potatoes melted into the broth just like the face of that Nazi in Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Onion, roasted corn, potato, cream, cream cheese, prepared mashed potatoes, coconut milk, rosemary, dill, garlic, butter, potato starch.
I first encountered potage in Tokyo, where it’s quite popular. Seemed a nice simple corn soup that I could jazz up a bit.
“I’m old enough to chew my peas and corn without choking.” Taj Mahal
Onion, lettuce, uncured ham, fish sauce, black rice, calrose rice, balsamic vinegar, tarragon, garlic, black pepper.
The thought of lettuce in a soup used to revolt me. But ahh, those French, they made it a classic soup. So I had to try it. 50 million Frenchmen can’t be wrong.
Pureed the lettuce with the onion.
Standard mirepoix. Halibut, tomato, green bell pepper, yellow squash, black olive, garlic scape, worcestershire sauce, honey, sugar, balsamic vinegar, basil, parsley, garlic, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove
Halibut, the Lexus of fish–luxurious yet costly. Just one of the jewels that our donors sometimes send us.
Standard mirepoix. Hot dog, ham, potato, extra onion, cheddar cheese, garlic scape, basil, beef bouillon, milk, black pepper, flour.
“Is it a good hot dog? That’s all I want to know. I don’t think the personal health and purity of my colon is that important compared to pleasure.” Anthony Bourdain
Mirepoix: red onion, celery, carrot, fresh parsley. Flank steak, top round steak, roasted yellow squash, butternut squash, red green and orange bell peppers, peanut butter, cauliflower, chopped almonds, chives, worcestershire sauce, clove, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, garlic, honey
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