Sketchbook notes from the drifting spaces

Cooking some winter Japanese food


After some Tenzo cooking duties at New Year have been using genmai brown rice more for experimenting with filling chahan dishes, plus simple miso shiru soups like tofu and spring onion. You are going to need miso and katsuo dashi fish stock for that and some mirin, sake optional (but great to drink hot with dinner after a studio shift!) and shoyu soy sauce. Spring is on its way so more salads like nato (fermented beans) salad with scrambled egg (good with sugar and soy sauce in) and sliced tomato will be good…

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