Tag Archives: soba

FIve Minute Photo Shoot: Deviled Avocado Pasta, Take Two

Remember the Deviled Avocado Pasta I made last year with some extra deviled egg yolks?  Because I sure do.  It looked a little something like this: Last year, it was more green.  I do not know why. This year, I made it twice; one time with soba noodles instead of traditional pasta.  So freakin’ good. […]

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Tofu, Soba, Shiitake, and Celery. I Think.

This was originally intended to be a proper post, with a recipe and errything. But turns out I don’t remember what the hell I put in this dish.  It’s clear there’s tofu, shiitake mushrooms, celery, and soba noodles.  Kinda looks like cabbage too.  Probably sesame oil and fish sauce.  Other than that, I haven’t a […]

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Tofu, Shiitake, and Spinach Soup with Soba Noodles

For a recent dinner: an ersatz pho, mostly following this recipe, using a boatload of shiitake, some soy-marinated tofu, spinach, and soba noodles on the bottom of the bowl.  Avocado garnish because avocado is mandatory. I used some broiler-charred onions to make the stock, which was a lovely touch.

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Brussels Sprouts and Soba

For dinner last night: roasted Brussels sprouts, tossed with black and white sesame seeds, fish sauce, soy sauce, and sriracha.  Served over soba noodles tossed with toasted sesame oil, topped with Maytag blue cheese and green onions.  Cornbread on the side, because cornbread and Brussels sprouts are good friends. Sesame oil and soba noodles has […]

Sichuan Pepper Tofu and Broccoli on Soba

I have a problem when it comes to following recipes.  Unless it’s a baked good, I appear to be almost entirely incapable of following those carefully-written instructions. Sometimes, it works quite well.  I tweak an ingredient (or four), and all is well in the end. But sometimes, my ego gets the best of me, and […]

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Soba, Hijiki, Radishes, and Red Pepper

Leftovers for lunch: soba noodles obscured in an ocean of hijiki (seaweed), radishes, red bell pepper, red jalapeño, mint, cilantro, parsley, lime, sesame seeds, and sesame oil.  I made it for a client last week, sans seaweed, and got so hungry for it that I came home and made it again for myself.  Recipe is […]

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Soba and Seaweed

For dinner earlier this week: soba noodles, in the manner of Yotam Ottolenghi from his newest cookbook, Plenty, which is changing my life over here.  Included are wakame (the seaweed), sesame, red chilies, tiny French breakfast radishes, and tons of farmers market herbs, such as something called “crinkle cress”, a miniscule cress that tastes of […]