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Dashi - How to make the umami broth

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Dashi - How to make the umami broth

If you love Japanese cuisine as much as we do, the umami taste of dashi will certainly sound familiar. Dashi is the authentic broth that classically consists of kombu and bonito flakes (katsuobushi), i.e. algae and a type of tuna. However, the fish broth is also available as a vegan version. Dashi is an important basic ingredient for many soups, for example ramen, stews, miso soups or sauces...

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Black or white - choose your sesame!

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Black or white - choose your sesame!

As soon as you start cooking Japanese food, you can hardly get past the small grains. However, sesame is grown around the Himalayas. The white sesame seeds are probably known in almost every kitchen in the world. The black grains are not quite as popular, although they are considered the original form of the sesame plant... 

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Japanese table manners for beginners

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Japanese table manners for beginners

You probably know that in Japan people eat mainly with chopsticks. But do you know anything about Japanese table manners?...

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How to make ramen noodles with Kansui?

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How to make ramen noodles with Kansui?

Real ramen is made with the magic ingredient: Kansui. This powder consists of...

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Nama Japan - A German Ramen head in Tokyo

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Nama Japan - A German Ramen head in Tokyo

At MYCONBINI we also want to have a look at other people with the same drive and passion for Japan as we do...

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