Good Eats: Tosa Tataki Dojo (Kochi)

There's something fishy about Kochi, a city in southern Shikoku. But residents of (and visitors to) the area wouldn't have it any other way. Kochi is famous for skipjack tuna, known as katsuo in Japanese. These fish utilize the warm Kuroshio current that runs just offshore to head to and from their breeding grounds. The fish is at its... Continue Reading →

Washoku Wednesday: Dashi (Japanese Broth)

Welcome to my newest series, Washoku Wednesday. Earlier this year, UNESCO awarded intangible cultural heritage status to washoku, traditional Japanese cuisine. I love Japanese food. I love to eat it, cook it, eat it, learn about it, eat it .... you get the picture. 🙂 But I don't feel I know as much as I should.... Continue Reading →

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