Dashi Stock

Posted November 30th, 2010 in Food No Comments »


Recipe for the essential item for Japanese cuisine – dashi stock.

<dashi>  makes 3 cups

  • 3 cups (750ml) water
  • 5g bonito flakes
  1. Place water and bonito flakes in the sauce pan, and bring to the gentle simmer.  Turn off the heat, and leave for 5 minutes.
  2. Strain the bonito flakes and keep the liquid.  You can discard the bonito flakes, or cook with soy sauce and mirin and eat with rice later!

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