Japanese Miso Grilled Corn on the Cob 味噌バターコーン

IT’S THAT MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR!!!!! Fresh, sweet corn on the cob. I am reposting one of my favorite and one of the favorite recipes of followers of this blog….Eat up and enjoy!!!!!

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It is no secret – I love Japan – food, culture, people…I have visited several times and have always been delighted  A couple of friends over there led to more friends and I was invited to all kinds of meals and occasions.  But in Japan, I have had one major disappointment – corn.  Yes, corn トウモロコシ(toumorokoshi).

One smells it cooking on the street – sweet, smoky, exotic seasonings.  One purchases an ear with nice bits of char and dripping with butter.  Then the first bite:  like a waxy, starchy, tough satire of itself.  It is not the fault of the cookers, it is the corn.  And the Japanese enjoy corn, even to having sweet corn soup in vending machines at internet hangouts.

The corn had a lovely caramelized coating seasoned with miso.  Out of sight of the proud vendor, I licked the flavor off the ear of corn and…

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Jun 02, 2015 @ 00:31:40

    This smells good and tastes fabulous to me. Too bad I don’t BBQ anymore. ❤

    Reply

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