Mizuna Potato Nimono
Mizuna Potato Nimono

Mizuna Potato Nimono

A ‘Nimono’, in Japanese cuisine, is a dish in which the main ingredients are simmered in broth. Generally, the broth will be made with Dashi, and enhanced with Soy, Sake or Mirin, Miso, or other seasonings.

In this recipe, Potato is paired with Mizuna, which is a peppery salad herb quite commonly used in Japanese cookery, but not yet widely known in the west. It can be found in markets occasionally, but if it is not available, substitutions are easy.


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Simmered Enoki Mushrooms
Simmered Enoki Mushrooms

There are many ways to prepare Simmered Enoki Mushrooms. The recipe here is derived from the basic Japanese traditional method for making this dish, but it adds a few twists. Chinese Rice Wine replaces the more common Mirin, and butter replaces the more common cooking oil for a nice depth of flavor and richness…


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