Did you know?: Indispensable ingredients for Japanese cuisine
Stripes Okinawa | .
published: November 09, 2018
Dried bonito, along with dried kelp, is an indispensable ingredient in miso soup and broths for various types of noodles. They can both also be used as a topping for dishes like
okonomiyaki, tofu or even pizza and pasta. Traditionally, dried bonito is made through a complicated process that includes simmering, smoking, sun-drying and fermenting which takes more than a month.