Join me as I chef up some yummy umami!
To start, what is umami? You know how sometimes you eat something and it has a rich, savory, or “meaty” kind of flavor? That’s umami. It’s one of the five basic tastes that our tongues can pick up. This taste comes from our tongues reacting to something called glutamates, which are a type of amino acidIn my recipe today, I use…
This is one of my FAVORITE comfort dishes and is FULL of nutrients (so it does not have to be a guilty pleasure!)
The tofu and kimchee are great for gut health too
Umami Kimchi Stew
Boil 3 cups of water with a Dashi pack and simmer for 10 min on low heat
Add gochujang, kimchi, and soybean sprouts
Add japchae noodles
Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes
Add soy sauce
Add tofu and continue to simmer for 3 minutes
Serve hot and enjoy!