“kombu and katsuo Ichiban dashi” is extremely flavorful and aromatic. The harmony between kombu and katsuobushi makes the ultimate umami flavor.
Kanpyo is a shaved and dried edible gourd called “Yugao”. It’s commonly used for sushi, especially makizushi/ sushi rolls.
Tonkatsu is a Japanese-style pork cutlet. It’s enjoyed by people of various ages. “Ton” means pork, and “Katsu” means cutlet. There is a homophone “勝つ”(katsu) which means “to win” in Japanese. Japanese people often eat tonkatsu especially when they have an important match or exam for good luck.
Have you ever thought about the importance of water when it comes to cooking?
Here’s the dashi I usually prepare for daily meals. I think we don’t necessarily follow the basic rules when it comes to home cooking.