Dashi is the backbone of so much Japanese cuisine, as it imparts a mouth-filling umami taste to dishes. Here is a delicious recipe for vegetarian (shojin) dashi.
Variation: the shiitake mushrooms can be substituted for Clearspring Maitake Mushrooms.
A delicious, quick and easy pate flavoured with the incredibly versatile ginger umami paste. Takes just 10 minutes to prepare plus chilling time and lasts for several days if chilled. Enjoy with bread, rice cakes or a mouth watering array of fresh vegetable crudities.
A delicious side or starter of crispy baked polenta chips with a “cheesy” flavour from the addition of some nutritional yeast and tamari. The addition of a spoon of white miso softens, sweetens and adds another flavour layer to the salsa.