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  • n. Alternative spelling of kombu.


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  • Make dashi by placing a 6-inch piece of konbu kelp, available at Asian markets and the turnip peels in 2 quarts of cold water and bring to a simmer.

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  • The fish is accompanied by lettuce, bananas, konbu, rice, salt and a large bottle of sake.

    Amy Chavez: Japan's Sea Whisperers

  • He did add a piece of konbu kelp and a dried chili pepper “for extra umami flavor.”

    Sukiyaki at Kappo

  • The traditionalists will say that the konbu must be taken out when the water reaches a boil.

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  • I happen to like it slightly over-konbu'ed and I leave that piece in there until the very end.

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  • Dashi is made first by soaking konbu kelp in cold water.

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  • There is something in the konbu that makes water viscous and it leaks out more with more exposed lateral surface area.

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  • Of course, sometimes that stickiness and powerful mineral flavor is needed for the dashi - and in those case, crumpling the konbu while it is dry works best for me.

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  • I use them less and less now, as my non-meat based cooking moves away from dishes that require that extra punch, but the combination of konbu kelp and bonito flakes is the fundamental pillars of most JP broth.

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  • Next, I let the water with the konbu come to a boil, slowly.

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