Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Dinner for Muted Senses (1)

DINNER FOR MUTED SENSES
- food art workshop in restaurant setup -

2009/09/27
@ Lantaren Vesnter, Rotterdam
presented by: Camera Japan Festival





WELCOME DISH / お通し

for the sensory sounds
with the hearing sense muted / amplified

PLEASE WEAR THE EARPLUGS

  • rice crackers with aonori seaweeds 青海苔せんべい
  • fermented miso natto with cucumber (morokyu) もろきゅう
  • fried noodles (age somen) 揚げそうめん
  • seaweed salad わかめサラダ
  • fried buckwheat sticks (soba karinto) そばかりんとう
  • fresh soybeans (edamame) 枝豆
  • pickls (kojizuke, family recipe) 麹漬け(上田家秘伝)
  • mixed nuts ミックスナッツ







APPETIZER / 前菜
taste & smell experiments

1. smell the MISO SOUP PERFUME with the paper (or spray it into your mouth if you like)



MISO SOUP PERFUME is distilled miso soup. It's transparet, but contains the flavours.

See from time to time how the charactor of smell changes.
  • top note (green onion)
  • middle note (shitake / kombu)
  • last note (miso)



2. Taste the (real) miso soup.




MAIN DISH / 主菜

PLEASE WEAR THE BLINDFOLD

You will get exactly the same dish twice!

1st one:
  • blind folded
  • use your hands

2nd one:
  • take off the blindfold
  • use the chopsticks










DESSERT / デザート

surprising ice creams

PLEASE WEAR THE BLINDFOLD AND EARPLUGS







SPECIAL DRINK


Green Tea for flavour pairing



Spray the orange juice perfume into your mouth, then taste the green tea.

"Food combines well when they have major components in common"
: the concept widely accepted in the molecular gastronomy scene
(www.foodpairing.be)






STAFF

Misae Endo & Maria
Tomoko Inamura
Noriko Ueda
Maki Ueda

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