Miso Soup: Understanding This Easy Yet Exotic Japanese Dish
How to Make Dashi
Here’s how I do it:
Don’t worry about whether you have gotten the dashi right. Although it’s easy to mess it up, it’s also very easy to tell when you have messed it up. Once or twice, I added the bonito flakes too soon, and the resulting fishy flavor was totally unpalatable! Luckily, bonito flakes are pretty inexpensive, so it’s no big deal to start again.