sea urchin soup. rock shrimp, lobster stock foam, local sea urchin (Palos Verdes)
sea urchin risotto fried balls…topped with sea urchin. The creaminess needs to be tasted and felt. With UNI, you can’t skimp, otherwise you are wasting your time.
Test test! I’m testing posting on the blog from my phone, so here’s two pictures with rough instructions. As with most simple recipes, the quality of ingredients is paramount to the final dish, so get top quality everything. The pasta I use here is rustichella bucatini, the Uni is Maruka from San Diego (larger than[…]
Quick Mise en Place… Bos Creek tomahawk meets Pursuit of Food Could eat both raw… The bright gold urchins are from Red Sea urchins, and paler ones are from black sea urchins. After cracking into the urchins with a cleaver and separating the shells with a fork and spoon, I used tweezers to get the[…]
SEA URCHINS: The general rule when you are harvesting, is that you look for the ones in the kelp zone. Kelp is the primary source of food and it normally goes from about 20 ft to about 60-80 ft depending on the bottom. The ones that live shallower may switch to different algae for food[…]