The February 2011 Daring Cooks’ challenge was hosted by Lisa of Blueberry Girl. She challenged Daring Cooks to make Hiyashi Soba and Tempura. She has various sources for her challenge including japanesefood.about.com, pinkbites.com, and itsybitsyfoodies.com
I did it! Everything was easy. I wouldn’t say that the tempura was weeknight-after-work-easy, but if someone were to request it I’d definitely make it again. I made a dipping sauce with soy sauce, ginger, garlic, hot chilis, mustard, honey, and green onions. It was a perfect pairing with the all that fried food.
|Tempura: Shrimp, sweet potato, mushrooms, zucchini, and carrots.|
|These are the soba noodles. I had never had them before, but they were pretty good.|
|The cold noodles with a soy-based sauce. It was a fun and exciting Japanese meal!|