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Japanese Broth (Dashi)

Broth, “Dashi” in Japanese , is often said that it is the basic essence of Japanese foods. I also think it is true because it is used for many Japanese foods and it brings very unique taste of Japanese foods.  I think it is a kind of accumulation of Umami.  However the time when Umami […]


Sea bream soup (Ushio-jiru)

Ushio-jiru is a very simple soup made of sea food.  It is a food of fishermen originally.  The basis of the soup is only soup stock from fish or shell and salt.  It has gentle and elegant taste. One day, I got a whole sea bream (about 25cm long) and cut it into 3 parts, […]