Wasabi Recipes

Sweet Potato Cakes w/ Wasabi Avocado Cream & Smoked Fish

Sweet Potato Cakes w/ Wasabi Avocado Cream & Smoked Fish A meal’s worth of flavors and textures in a single bite – salty, creamy, buttery, smoky, spicy, and sweet. These delightful little cakes are just the right size for parties
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How to Use Fresh Wasabi

Fresh wasabi rhizomes (colloquially known as fresh wasabi roots) are a rare and precious culinary commodity prized by high level sushi and fine dining chefs. Fresh grating is key with fresh wasabi rhizomes.  Below are instructions for how to get
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Wasabi Gremolata

Wasabi Gremolata While gremolata is traditionally used to balance the richness of braised meats like osso bucco (traditional germolata recipe), this version has lighter, more complex flavors that are better suited to rare steaks, kurobuta pork, or seafood (particularly halibut
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Making a Vinaigrette – The Nuts & Bolts

This post contains vinaigrette making basic instructions followed by a wasabi vinaigrette recipe and a list of other vinaigrette flavor variations to try. How to Make a Basic Vinaigrette: The classic ratio of a vinaigrette is 1 part vinegar to 3
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Seared Ahi

Seared Ahi (serves 4) Searing fish (called tataki style in Japanese) is a technique that allows you to add a flavorful cooked crust to your sashimi for contrasting flavors and textures. We’ve paired the sushi-grade ahi used in this dish
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How to Make Compound Butter

What follows is a description of what compound butter (aka flavored butter) is and the basic technique used to make it.  Scroll all the way down to the bottom for a chili-lime compound butter recipe, a wasabi butter recipe, and additional suggestions
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Fresh Wasabi Mignonette

Raw Oysters with a Wasabi Mignonette Sauce Wine Pairing: Daiginjo Sake or Muscadet This delicious mignonette brings the bite of fresh wasabi root (far more complex and less powerful than the horseradish in fake wasabi pastes) to your next platter
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Wasabi Smashed Potatoes

Wasabi Smashed Potatoes (Serves 4) These wasabi smashed potatoes are a more rustic version of mashed potatoes with a mild wasabi flavor, but you could easily add more wasabi root to turn up the volume. Ingredients: 1 ¼ lbs heirloom
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Ghost Chili & Fresh Wasabi Bloody Mary

Ghost Chili & Fresh Wasabi Bloody Mary Everyone likes their Bloody Marys a little different. This version combines the potent heat of ghost chili peppers with the nasal-clearing effect of fresh wasabi, the result is almost certain to shake you
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