Japanese Clear Broth Soup

Soups are easy to digest, nourishing and endlessly changing.  The trick is to know a few simple base recipes and then learn to vary them [...]

Mushroom Hot Pot (Kinoko Nabe)

Spring and autumn¬†are the ideal seasons for harvesting mushrooms–those fun little fungi that have marvelous healing benefits for the body. It seems that no one knows for sure how many [...]

Age Dashi

Another of Clara’s favorites, age dashi is a wonderful, classic Japanese dish of tofu, lightly battered and then served in a simple dashi sauce with ginger. […]