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TAG : miso

Meet the Marvelous Miso

Photo by Christopher Shockey What’s salty, earthy, a little funky, a little tangy, and can serve as the secret sauce in delicious dishes? It’s miso! Miso is an umami-rich, fermented, bean-based paste made with legumes (most often soybeans), rice or barley koji, salt, and time.This ...

Easy-Peasy Chickpea Miso Recipe

Photo by Kirsten K. Shockey Because you can buy pre-made rice and barley koji, it’s easy to ferment your first batch of miso without any previous fermentation experience. Koji grains can be found online. In fact, South River Miso sells organic brown rice koji. If you’re feeling unsure, ...

Miso-Glazed Ribs Recipe

 This is my own version of Japanese BBQ sauce and all of the ingredients are top umami performers. The trick to all great ribs is to slow cook them first and you can do that by either boiling them or cooking them slowly in the oven. Once that’s done, they only need a char on the ...

Basic Miso Tare Recipe

Photo from Adobe Stock/Colin & Linda McKieMiso tare tends to use more ingredients than other tares, to balance out the funky, fermented flavor of miso. Some people think that miso ramen is similar to miso soup, but the two are very different. Miso ramen uses a tare that has been blended ...

Fermentation

Inspiration for edible alchemy.