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Category Archives: Seafood

Kado no Mise
カド・ノ・ミセ

I was very excited when I heard about Kado no Mise opening in the Twin Cities. There are quite a few sushi restaurants in the cities, but I had high hope particularly for this place because I had a feeling that they would serve quality sushi in comfortable yet sophisticated space. And I was not […]

Cod with Summer Vegetables
鱈プレート

Cod is one of our favorite fish, and whenever I find a good deal I grab it. The other day this beautiful cod had an amazing price, less than a half of the price we typically see, and I didn’t hesitate to buy it. I’m very excited because I found this fish at a recently […]

Smoked Trout Sandwich
ニジマス燻製サンド

It’s hard to find fresh fish in the Midwest, but I do like fish. So I often go for smoked fish, and trout is one of my favorites. The beautiful smoked trout along with tomatoes, spinach, and coleslaw were sandwiched between two toasted multi-grain bread slices. This was delicious! If you like fish, or simply […]

NABE Hot Pot
アメリカだって鍋

Yes, it’s the time of the year for NABE, or Japanese hot pot. When we moved to the condo in the city from the house in the suburbs a few years ago, one of the thing we did was downsizing. A big one. Well, we had over 3500 square feet in the house and we […]

Japanese Seafood Risotto
魚介おじや

A famous Japanese cookbook author has once said home cooking is like a soap opera. A story has to flow from one day to the next. What she wanted to say is that some part of tonight’s meal can be (and often needs to be) used as a base and made into another dish for […]

Japanese Fisherman’s Stew
漁師さんのお味噌汁

I was in the mood for seafood stew. There was an Italian restaurant near our old house and they had great cioppino. I thought about driving up there, but at the last minute, I decided to make stew myself and make it in the Japanese style. A generous amount of cod, shrimp, and green mussels […]

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