1. Wrap the tofu in a paper towel, put a weight on top, and let it stand for about 20 minutes to drain.<br /><br />2. Cut the tofu into 6 pieces, wipe moisture well from the surface and deep-fry them in heated oil.<br /><br />3. When the tofu starts floated and becomes golden brown, it's done.<br /><br />4. Put some condiments such as grated daikon radish, grated ginger, chopped Japanese leek, and chopped spring onion on the tofu, and pour on the soy sauce.
UDON ~~~ recipe gateway: this post's link shares recipes from, "harumi’s japanese home cooking". KAKE UDON aka SU UDON bowl constructs and recipes needed for such included + misc info and a different perspective http://www.lafujimama.com/2010/06/how-to-make-handmade-udon-noodles-its-easier-than-you-might-think/ + a recipe identical to my own grandmother's http://www.justonecookbook.com/how-to/mentsuyu-noodle-soup-base/ [Japan] [Harumi Kurihara] [cookbookmaniac]
Ingen Gomaae, Green Beans with Sesame Dressing 200g green beans For the sesame dressing 50g toasted sesame seeds 2 tablespoons of caster sugar 1/2 tablespoon of mirin 1/2-1 tablespoon of soy sauce salt- to season
This week we’re up to #42 on Gourmet’s list of the 50 Women Game Changers in the world of food: Harumi Kurihara— the Japanese Martha Stewart. She is a superstar in her native Japan, riding the wave of the nation’s current obsession with domesticity. Thanks to Mary from One Perfect Bite for organizing a group of us cooking and blogging our way through this list, one dish at a time. Check back every Friday for another story and recipe from the list. Harumi has achieved a cult status rare…