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Dashi/bonito and kombu broth

Dashi - how to make from kombu and dried bonito flakes

Ingredients (for 800 ml / 27 fl. oz. of dashi)


10 g (3 × 25 cm / 1.2 x 10 in.)

Katsuobushi/bonito flakes

20 g (0.7 oz.)


1000 ml (33.8 fl. oz.)



Soak the kombu in water for 30 minutes, then heat over medium heat. Just before the water comes to a boil, remove the kombu and turn off the heat. After a few minutes, add in the bonito flakes and allow to sit for 2 minutes. Place a dampened paper towel over an all-purpose strainer and strain the dashi.

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