In Search of Dashi and Perfect Miso Soup
A better way to make Japanese soup.
Turns out, once you have all the ingredients, the process is rather straight forward and won't take longer than 30 minutes or so. And since most of the ingredients besides the tofu are pantry items, whipping up a new batch of miso soup in the future should be a breeze.
Bonito smells like, well, dried fish, but it looks more like pencil shavings. They are the body behind the miso, and make the...