miso soup and rice

In Pictures: Country miso soup and rice with homemade sprinkles

Country miso soup is a kinder way of calling the product unsophisticated. Yet unpretentious food is warmth and a hug from within. Adding to the basic miso soup recipe, the country version has carrots and Chinese cabbage. The ingredients were what we had in the fridge and measuring was by taste. Rice is the natural complement. Hitoshi made furikake from dried…

miso soup in a pot

Recipe: my first successful miso soup

I had a lot of trepidation about making delicious miso soup but it was all for nought. The recipe below got a 5-star review from hubby. Before you start This soup was made in Canada so it is possible! For those in Japan, this may help you avoid the mistakes I made. Some may think that…

miso soup

Miso Soup – the heart of a Japanese Kitchen and a part of any meal

Tart tomatoes. Steaming, sweet rice. Salty grilled salmon. Heady miso soup. My first breakfast at Hitoshi’s family home before we were married was unforgettable: warmth, flavour, simplicity, variety, nourishment. My future mother-in-law’s miso soup was not entirely made from scratch. This takes several hours starting with soaking kelp and shaved dried bonito to make the…