Guest post – Green tea soba noodles with baby octopus, sundried tomatoes, seaweed and olives
Guest post – Soba au thé vert avec petits poulpes, tomates séchées, algues et olives
One of the greatest gentleman in the food blogsphere, Lazaro Bernal form Lazaro Cooks kindly requested me if I could guest post on his blog. Of course, I accepted with great enthusiasm and excitement. I think it’s an honor to be a guest post on someone’s blog. Usually, it doesn’t take me forever to find a recipe to post, but this time I wanted to find the perfect recipe that would fit Lazaro Cooks and that would be a combination of creativity, flavors, colors and that represents exactly what I love, and what Lazaro’s blog is all about.
I love all kinds of cuisines but I tend to go towards light and flavorful tastes with a Mediterranean flair. Here they’re combined with Asian flavors (because I do love Asian cuisine too, did not have the time to become an expert in it, but I do love to combine Asian ingredients to more Western ones) and the result is a perfectly balanced soba dish with amazing flavors and textures.
For this dish, I got inspired by one of Alain Ducasse‘s recipe, people who have been reading my blog, must know that I am a huge Ducasse fan. I changed a few items and twisted it around but the theme of combining Eastern and Western flavors is there and since Lazaro is a huge “connaisseur” of French cuisine, I knew he would approve my choice.
This entry was posted by silvia on May 1, 2010 at 7:45 am, and is filed under Express - Less than 30 minutes, Fish/Seafood, Pasta. Follow any responses to this post through RSS 2.0.You can leave a response or trackback from your own site.
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Thank you for the kind words. You are not only an amazing cook, but a sweet person. I am very happy to be able to call you a friend. The recipe you chose was perfect. Like everything else you make. Cheers!
What pretty presentation! Incredible dish!
I am sure this was a delcious pasta dish….congrats to your guest that has inspired your work of art!
I checked it out and it’s great – not surprised you went the Ducasse route! The perfect choice.
This looks absolutely fabulous. I’m running over to Lazaro’s to check out the recipe!
Great post! I love octopus and love the mix of green tea noodles!
Wonderful looking dish and as always, your presentation is gorgeous! I’m interested in finding those Spaghetti de Mer strands…looks versatile.
I love the flavors you brought together here! Great colors and presentation too. Thanks again!
Awesome. Heading over now.
Such a refreshing meal of green tea soba…yummy! I usually love my soba noodles with a medley of mushrooms
Lazaro dude, you are here, and there and everywhere! I like soba!
I like it… Thks, for the beautiful post.