This is the 6th episode with Elizabeth Andoh, who already joined us 5 times on Episodes 18, 61, 83, 99 and 108! As always, she shares her truly deep insight into traditional Japanese food culture with us.

Elizabeth is a food writer and Japanese cooking instructor based in Tokyo, and she has lived in Japan for over 50 years. She runs the culinary arts program called A Taste of Culture, which offers a great opportunity for non-Japanese people to explore Japanese culture through its food. Elizabeth is also the author of 6 cookbooks, including the award-winning “Washoku: Recipes from the Japanese Kitchen” published in 2005.

In this episode, we will discover dashi, which is the foundation of Japanese cuisine. What is it? What types of dashi you should know about? Tips to make great dashi? Elizabeth tells you all about them!

Andoh 2014

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