1For sauce: Mix well the soy sauce, dashi, Chinese shallots, sesame seeds, sesame oil, demerara sugar, sherry vinegar, yuzu juice, and garlic. Keeps for 2 weeks in the fridge, and can be used for dumplings, dressings, and of course the Bluefin Toro Tartare!
2For tartare: Mix together all final ingredients and mold in the small bowls.
3Surround with shallot soy dressing.
4Garnish with crispy wontons, chives, and cilantro, as desired
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Basic Vegetable Soup
This soup is an equally wonderful way to use up all the leftover veggie odds and ends in your fridge, or to celebrate the freshest produce in season by buying it specifically for the dish (and if you get a CSA box, it can serve both purposes). Whatever vegetables you use, this is an easy, nutritious, and delicious meal, and endlessly customizable. Fresh pesto makes a great, vibrant garnish, but you could also simply sprinkle on a bit of grated Parmesan and cracked black pepper.