Tag Archives: Rice

Pickled Ginger, Japanese Style (Sushoga)

Ingredients: 4oz                              Ginger (preferably young) 1tsp                              Salt (non-iodized) 4oz                              Rice vinegar 1T                                Sugar 1T                                Water   Procedure: Peel and slice ginger using the mandoline Combine with salt in a colander and let sit for two hours Dry ginger Combine vinegar, sugar and water and mix until sugar is dissolved Place ginger in a sterilized jar […]

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Vietnamese Style Cured Melon

Ingredients: 4oz                                         Watermelon steaks or thick slices (about 1 inch thick) 1/2 ea                                     Lime juiced ¼ teaspoon                           Minced Thai chili ½ teaspoon                           Fish sauce ¼ teaspoon                           Rice vinegar 2 Tablespoons                      Sugar   Procedure: Place melon into 1 or 2 cryo-vac bags Add marinade Cryo-vac,  20-25#s of pressure Place in fridge and allow to cure […]

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Mirin Vinaigrette

Ingredient: 2T                    Light soy 4oz                  Rice vinegar 2oz                  Mirin 1T                    Sesame oil tt                      Chili paste 1T                    Pickled ginger, julienne   Procedure:   In a ss bowl toss all but the hijiki and sesame seeds together Whisk together vinaigrette ingredients Toss salad ingredients with appropriate amount of dressing Check for seasoning and present in a bowl […]

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Sweet Pickled Radishes

Ingredients: 1 qt                              Radishes, cleaned, greens removed and halved, quartered or battonet* 1 cup                           Rice vinegar 1 cup                           Cider vinegar 1 tablespoon                Mirin ¾ cup                           Sugar ¾ teaspoon                  Celery seed 1 teaspoon                   Mustard seed 1 ea                              Bay leaf Pinch                           Salt 1 tablespoon                Pickled ginger, fine julienne (with juice) 5 ea                              Nasturtium flowers* 15 ea                            […]

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Sake the Real Story

Hello Chef Fan’s! This week is the second to last week of Mod 5 and that means that it is final projects and papers week! Oh what fun right? Wrong! It’s not that the homework load is overwhelming it is just that you have to keep on top of it and that means taking a […]

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Zarda (Sweet Yellow Rice)

Ingredients:   ¼ teaspoon                  Saffron Threads 2 tablespoon                Warm Milk 1 cup                           Basmati Rice 2 tablespoon                Ghee 1 each                          1″ Cinnamon Stick 4 each                          Cardamom Pods 1 1/3 cup                     Water To Taste                      Salt 3 tablespoon                Sugar 2 tablespoon                Almonds, chopped 2 tablespoon                Raisins Procedure: […]

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