This version of dashi—a seaweed based broth and building block of Japanese cuisine—comes from Sonoko Sakai. Dried mushrooms and bonito (dried fish flakes) add even deeper, more pungent flavor.
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- 8 cups filtered water
- 3 dried shitake mushrooms
- 1 (3-inch–square) sheet kombu
- 2 oz. bonito flakes