Seafood


February 7, 2014

Japanify: Salmon Avocado Donburi

by yoko

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Shopping for the freshest seafood just got easier with another fish market that opened in the People’s Republic of Berkeley. Fish is still my favorite thing to eat for dinner because it’s easy and so, so delicious.

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January 22, 2014

Chinatown, Bangkok Pt. 2: T & K Seafood

by Umamimart Guest

By Johnny Lopes

In the first post of this series Chinatown, Bangkok, I covered a little family run cockle and mussel stand.

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December 31, 2013

The Vin Vivant: Fat Belly, Tiny Bubbles

by Umamimart Guest

By Audrey Luk

When Old Man Winter’s icy digit stops mercury from rising, I am reminded of a traveler I met in Argentina, a Canadian middle-school teacher who once ran sled dogs.

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December 27, 2013

Casa de Kei: Kampachi Kama Soup

by Kid Skwid

INGREDIENTS

1 kampachi kama (or any other desired fish collar like yellowtail, red snapper, or salmon) make sure to clean it thoroughly for scales and grit, it is not pleasant to eat
1 bunch komatsuna (or spinich)
5 small matsutake mushrooms (or any other mushroom like enoki, maitake, shiitake, bunshimeji, etc.), sliced thin
1 Tokyo negi (or regular scallions), thinly sliced on a bias
1 pouch ago dashi (or bonito dashi)
1/4 teaspoon shichimi togarashi (Japanese 7 spice)

METHOD

Get a nabe pot, add 4 cups of water, mushrooms and the dashi.

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December 11, 2013

Skankynavia: Swedish Birthday

by Anders

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Two gay men got married in the early 00′s (yes, that’s right USA, listen and learn from the Danes), spent eight years together, got divorced, and became good friends again after some time.

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November 6, 2013

Slightly Peckish: Prawn Mee and All That (Kuala Lumpur)

by Sakura

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Believe it or not, I was only in Kuala Lumpur for four days, one of which was spent with family outside KL and another stuck in traffic in KL.

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October 25, 2013

Furochan Eats: Out in Otaru, Hokkaido

by Furo-chan

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The temperature readings for the past week have been falling to lows of nines and elevens (that’s Celsius, for all you Americans out there).

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September 25, 2013

Casa de Kei: Asari Garlic Butter

by Kid Skwid

INGREDIENTS

1 pound Manila clams (I used fresh ones from the Farmer’s Market)
1/4 yellow onion, diced small
2 Santa Fe peppers or jalepenos, de-seeded, diced small
2 stalks of lemongrass, cut bottom part off, diced small
1 cup white wine
1/2 stick unsalted butter
5 cloves of garlic, chopped
4 tblsps live oil
8 sprigs chopped parsley

METHOD

1.

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September 11, 2013

The Swedish Chef: Saffron Mussels

by Umamimart Guest

By Haan Ridell

Mytilus edulis, also known as the common mussel, is a medium-sized edible “marine bivalve mollusc” in the family Mytilidae, or simply, mussels. 

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August 15, 2013

Japanify: Egg-On-Egg Pasta

by yoko

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One of my favorite things to find at the fish counter is sujiko (fish roe). Its appearance is fleeting so I end up getting pounds of it to take advantage of the situation.

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