Miso, is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and a fungus called kōji, is becoming popular in the world. There are many ways to use Miso for dishes. Which one would you like to try?
Miso soup is the most common dish using miso. When Japanese eat Washoku, it always comes with. There are various types of miso soup categorized by which ingredients in or which miso is used.
2. Miso Katsu 味噌カツ
Miso Katsu is a specialty food in Nagoya. You may know Tonkatsu which is pork cutlet in Japan. Generally, the difference of Miso katsu and Tonkatsu is the sauce. The sauce of Miso katsu of course it's made of Miso. It's rich favor .
3. Miso Dengaku 味噌田楽
Miso Dengaku is the dish which putting a stick to Konnyaku or Tofu and bake them with Miso. It's easy and good.
4. Mackerel Simmered in Miso 鯖の味噌煮
Mackerel Simmered in Miso is a traditional Japanese dish. Sometimes it's abbreviated as "Saba Miso". It's easy to eat even for the people doesn't like fish because miso makes it tasty and less fishy. And it's a perfect combination with rice.
5. Udon Simmered in Miso 味噌煮込みうどん
This dish is the Udon cooked in a broth containing miso paste. It's also famous in Nagoya but you can eat it not only Nagoya. It's Udon but probably different taste which you have ever had. Just try it!