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Dining with the Chef

Alongside the dashi made from bonito flakes and kombu kelp, there is another dashi beloved by the people of Japan: iriko dashi, made from iriko, or dried baby sardines. In this episode, follow chef Yuri Nomura on her travels in Kagawa Prefecture as she learns more about iriko dashi, visiting people who make delicious iriko. Kagawa is famous for udon noodles, and there are udon noodle shops in Kagawa that make their soup with dashi made using only the finest iriko. She visits the fishers and processing plant to discover the secrets behind this clear yet rich and flavorful dashi broth, and finds out how to pre-treat the baby sardines to avoid any "fishy" off flavors, for delicious rice cooked with plenty of iriko - a local favorite. Chef Nomura also learn about a great blend of iriko and nuts that goes perfectly with drinks, and which makes a great first step into working with iriko.

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Dining with the Chef

In this episode, beef cutlets will be introduced, a popular dish from the Kansai region, prepared in Rika's own style. This delicious dish consists of juicy world-famous wagyubeef, coated in crunchy breading to seal in the great flavor. The meat is cooked rare to bring out the best of the beef, and is served with a Japanese-style sauce made with soy sauce and wasabi. For the side dish, they will be making akadashi miso soup with summer eggplant and tofu.

  • 2018-10-19T00:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-10-19T12:10:00-07:00
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Dining with the Chef

  • 2018-10-19T04:30:00-07:00
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Dining with the Chef

The theme for this episode is "Dashi." Dashi is often considered the characteristic foundational flavor of Japanese cuisine. Kombu kelp and bonito flakes have come to be relatively well known overseas, but in Japan, there is a third ingredient considered vital making dashi: niboshi dried sardines.

  • 2018-10-26T00:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-10-26T06:30:00-07:00
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  • 2018-10-26T12:10:00-07:00
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  • 2018-10-26T18:10:00-07:00
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Dining with the Chef

  • 2018-10-26T04:30:00-07:00
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Dining with the Chef

  • 2018-11-02T04:30:00-07:00
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Dining with the Chef

  • 2018-11-09T03:30:00-08:00
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