Note: These recipes have been adapted from 'Nobu: The Cookbook' by Nobuyuki Matsuhisa. Copyright 2001 by Nobuyuki Matsuhisa. Reprinted by permission of Kodansha International and Kodansha America, Inc.
Ranch pairs up well with sturdy lettuces, not delicate ones, which droop under its heft. Ours also makes a refreshing dip for blanched vegetables such as these mixed beans. Learn how to blanch vegetables.