Soba Noodles with Asian Clam Sauce

Photo by Jamie Tiampo Soba noodles are thin Japanese buckwheat noodles that are rich in protein and fiber. The Japanese usually serve them cold, in salads, but they’re also great served hot. Anytime you steam clams, you get an instant full-flavored sauce in the form of clam broth. In this…


Japanese Beef Fondue

This recipe is based on a Japanese dish called shabu-shabu, but I left out the kombu (dried kelp) and the tofu, then poked it here and pinched it there, so I can’t pretend that my version is even remotely authentic. But both recipes are built around poached beef. I’d almost…