On a purée of white beans, yogurt, and roast garlic sits a sweet and sour salad of carrots, raisins, and walnuts, and some very succulent slices of chicken breast. Drizzled on top of the chicken is a balsamic honey reduction.
Melt-in-your-mouth salmon confit is topped with those explode-in-your-mouth salmon eggs. The clean tasting yet intense tomato consommé is a perfect compliment. Crisp fresh vegetables add some sweet, sour, and bitter notes.
Duck – poultry’s red meat – sits along side crispy tempura asparagus and atop soba noodles in an umami laden dashi broth. This Japanese inspired dish brings out the best in all of its ingredients.
Trying to sum up this simple dish in words is difficult, and actually seems pointless. This onsen tamago is simply a flavour explosion, so difficult to describe, and yet so easy to create at home.