Umami and Dashi: The Taste of Japan

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Mar 201422

Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


Mamiko Nishiyama, a Kanbutsu Maestro—a master of preserved foods—will share the culture and history of dashi , the dashi artisans, and will also give practical information on how to integrate dashi ingredients in your daily cooking.

Nishiyama is the proprietor of Yagicho Honten, a 300-year-old family owned traditional Japanese grocery shop in Nihonbashi, Tokyo and the leading producer of dashi products like dried bonito flakes, konbu seaweeds, shiitake mushrooms, and bean products. Moderated and translated by Sonoko Sakai. Dashi tastings to accompany seminar. 

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