A whole skipjack tuna is broken down into it’s various parts before being made into Katsuobushi. A doll is used to show each constituent part.
In order to begin the process of making katsuobushi, skipjack tuna or katsuo (Katsuwonus pelamis) is first flash-frozen on the … More
Introduction to a series of in-depth articles on Katsuobushi (鰹節) and Skipjack Tuna (鰹), including how it made and how to freshly shave it.
Dashi (出汁) Dashi (出汁), plays the same role in Japanese Washoku (和食) cuisine in the same way that stocks are … More