Tofu burger

Ingredients

Truffle mayonnaise

150g mayonnaise

1 tbsp truffle oil

25g honey

1 tbsp chopped truffle

1tsp yuzu juice

Burger sauce

30g mustard

80g Ketchup

3g Tabasco

100g truffle mayonnaise

Tofu bun

180g dry tofu (dry overnight in chiller with weight on top to remove water)

1 egg white

15ml mirin

15ml soya sauce

Salt, to season

Wagyu burger

45g ribeye

45g tenderloin steak

Salt and pepper, to season

To serve

25g white onion

Tempura flour, to cover onion

Vegetable oil

25g shitake mushroom

Knob of butter

1 tsp sake

1 tsp soy sauce

1 tsp mirin

Method

Truffle mayonnaise

Mix all ingredients together and set aside.

Burger sauce

Mix all ingredients together and set aside.

Tofu bun

Mix all ingredients in a blender. Form four buns (45g each) and place in burger rings then cook in oven at 170C for 10-12 minutes. Allow to cool cut each one in two piece.

Wagyu burger

Chop ribeye and tenderloin. Mix with salt and pepper and give the same size of the ring that you use to cook the tofu and place in same size ring as used for tofu. Cook in a pan to preference.

To serve

Finely slice white onion, mix with tempura flour and fry until golden brown in a 160C oil. Finely slice some shitake mushroom then sautéed with butter, sake, soy and mirin. Put some burger sauce on both side of the tofu bun and the Wagyu burger, shitake mushrooms, onion and the other piece of the bun on top, with one skewer in the middle.

Tiradito

Serves 1, multiply as required to serve more

Ingredients

57-85g sashimi—quality halibut or white fish

½ tbsp Rocoto chili paste*

½ tbsp salt

1 tbsp yuzu juice

Juice of ½ lemon

To garnish

Fresh coriander

Method

Fillet the fish and lay it out on the plate in a circle. Dab the pepper paste on each piece. Sprinkle with salt, yuzu juice and garnish with fresh coriander leaf and lemon juice.

*Note: Rocoto is a red chili pepper sauce from Peru. It is available in Hispanic specialty markets.

Sea bass Umami

Serves 8

Ingredients

200g sea bass fillet

Marinade

450g minced vegetables (carrot, onion, cabbage)

30g garlic

15g red chilli

30g sheet dried kombu

20g salt

30ml soy sauce

To serve

1 finely sliced red onion

Juice of 1 lime

Dash olive oil

Salt, to season

Method

Blend all the marinade ingredients together and marinade the piece of fish for 6-8 hours. Remove excess marinade and grill or oven bake for 10-15 minutes on a moderate heat. Garnish with finely sliced red onion dressed with a mixture of lime juice, olive oil and seasoning.

Yellowtail sashimi with jalapeño

Serves 1, multiply as required to serve more

Ingredients

Yuzu Soy

60ml yuzu juice

30ml soy sauce, mixed

Yellowtail

70g yellowtail

6 slices of jalapeño

To serve

3 coriander leaves

3g garlic purée

90ml yuzu soy

Method

Slice the yellowtail into six pieces. Dip the yellowtail into the garlic, lay the six pieces onto a plate, top each piece with a slice of jalapeño. To finish, dress dish with yuzu soy and serve.

Photography by JeanCazals