katsuobushi

How to make handmade udon noodles—it’s easier than you might think!

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Handmade Udon Noodles Recipe adapted from Harumi’s Japanese Home Cooking, by Harumi Kurihara Makes 4 servings 4 teaspoons salt 8 ounces (1 cup) warm water 2 1/2 cups unbleached bread flour 1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour bread flour, for dusting (in step 6) 1. Add the salt to the warm water and stir until […]

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How To Make Dashi (Basic Japanese Sea Stock)–No instant dashi granules included.

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Ichiban Dashi (First Sea Stock) Makes 4 cups 4 cups water 16 — 20 square inches of kombu* 1/2 cup loosely packed katsuobushi 1. Place the water and the kombu in a pot and let the kombu soak for about 15 minutes.  Place the pot over medium heat.  Right before the water starts to boil […]

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