I wish I was content enough to read your posts without commenting…you know, just blurking. But you are just too much fun not to write and say how much I enjoyed this post.
I’ve wanted to make my own miso soup but wasn’t sure what exactly was needed. I love the prozac paste. I must search to find exactly that brand here in England. I want a happy face too.
[…] If you have fresh shitake – you can use those. I always have a stash of dried mushrooms in my pantry. If I know I’ll be using them the next day, I’ll just throw a few in a bowl with water and leave to soak overnight. If I’m pressed for time, I’ll use hot water and also microwave for 10 minutes (timing really depends on how thick your mushrooms are) In this dish, I actually prefer dried mushrooms, as they have a deep, earthly flavor and I like the slightly chewy texture for this dish. If you use fresh shitake, the Hoisin+Oyster might mask the shitake’s true flavor. I’d rather save the fresh shitake for simple, light stir-fries or in My 10 Minute Miso Soup […]