For the Zen Buddhist, the ritual of cooking the daily meal is a true expression of their religious discipline, and that is how shojin ryori got its name, which means ‘to progress the spirit'.
Savoury, earthy, mushroomy - none of them quite fit the bill when trying to describe the ever illusive umami taste.
Koji is the culture behind Japanese food production, discover what it is and how it is used.
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