Today my home cooking is much simpler than that of the past years. I can prepare delicious dishes, say, with seasonally changing, locally available vegetables, with only four basic ingredients. They are dashi, shoyu, sea salt and butter.
Dashi: I make quality dashi from scratch with Rishiri Kombu and katsuobushi. When I am pressed with time I take a short cut and use Kayanoya dashi powder, which produces quality dashi in 3 minutes’ emersion in simmering water.
Shoyu: After moving from Japan to...Read More