Umami Part 1: Eye on Kombu

Kombu has been used in Japanese cuisine for over 2,000 years, and is an essential ingredient in many traditional dishes, such as dashi, sushi, and salads. Packed with umami flavor, kombu is often referred to as a chef's secret weapon because of its ability to enhance the flavor of a wide variety of dishes. 

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Properly made dashi enhances the overall taste and umami of a dish. Additionally, understanding how to make dashi correctly allows for greater versatility in cooking and the ability to tailor the flavor profile to suit personal preferences. CLICK HERE and watch on YouTube how to make dashi.

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