Onion Flower - slicing an onion into eighths, without cutting all the way through the onion so that it stays intact on the bottom, but the ‘petals’ fall down when baking to create a beautiful flower shape.
At Mariko we have been experimenting with a Kaisen(Fish and Shell) Shabu Shabu, Japanese Winter Hot Pot. The method is similar to the traditional with the thin strips of beef, but the taste is very different.
This is Yudofu,This dish is commonly served during cold winter months.Yudofu is a speciality in Kyoto japan. Yudofu is made out of tofu pieces boiled in a clear, mild soup then dipped into soy sauce or ponzu (citrus sauce)