Monday, December 28, 2009

Miso Soup

The weather has been depressing cold in the last few days. I decided that having cold salad on a cold day is really not appetising...and hence decided to make a soup.

The Japanese Miso Soup seems to be the perfect answer as it is simple and yet nutrious.

Ingredient :

1) Miso Paste with Dashi stock ( You will need to make the dashi separately if you use the normal miso paste)

2) Tofu - 1/2 block. Cut into 1 inch cube (I used the silken)

3) Wakame ( dry sea weed)


1) Sock a handful of wakame for 5-10 minutes till hydrated

2) Put to boil 2 cups of water

3) Add 1/2 tablespoon of miso paste ( more if you like it more flavourful)

4) Add the the tofu and wakame

5) Ready to serve when boil

Note: You can add other ingredients such as seafood, eggs, abura-age ( dry bean curd) and other vegetables. I like to add spinach.


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