Keep Your Gut Healthy with These Probiotic-Heavy Foods

Even if you have a healthy digestive system, chances are, over the past few years, you've become aware of gut bacteria and how important intestinal flora is to our overall health. You may also have...

Polly Ann Ice Cream: Lunar New Year Lucky Flavors

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Polly Ann Ice Cream has started scooping lucky flavors for Lunar New Year. I'm told they often sell out before the big day, so don't wait too long. "The Year of the Ox heralds a new beginning an...

Making miso: hygiene and other tips

by AngeloSc 2 years ago

Hi all, I am new to fermenting things and I really worry about growing bacteria and things that you do not really want. However, I fell in love with miso paste and have been using it more and mo...

White miso powder

by newmarket2 2 years ago

My favorite salmon rub is from Urban Accents. But it's not available (they won't say if it is discontinued or just out of stock). So, wanting to make my own. The primary ingredient is white mis...

Ideas for fig miso?

by LilOozyCheese 2 years ago

I recently ordered a jar of fig miso from Namikura Miso Company. It has an incredible savory Fig Newton flavor, but now that it's here I realize I have no idea what to do with it. Besides savory "F...

The Best Miso Book?

by NateHevens 4 years ago

A lot of people have called William Shurtleff's "The Book of Miso" the definitive book. Sadly, however, it appears to be out of print. Not hard to get, of course, but not for cheap if you want a ne...

Misonikomi Udon?

by mj503 4 years ago

Trying to find somewhere that served Misonikomi Udon (Nagoya speciality) in the greater Los Angeles area... Given the large amount of wonderful Japanese choices in the LA area, I figured somewhere ...

Help with burning miso

by MmeSylvie 4 years ago

I've tried twice to make burnt miso for a miso butterscotch recipe. The instructions say to layer shiro miso thinly over parchment or silpat, and bake at 320 or 400 (depending on the recipe) for 20...


by raberbm 4 years ago

Is there a low sodium brand of miso or a way to "tame" the saltiness ?

Substitue for White Miso?

by anisaer 11 years ago

Hey all, I'm hankering to try out this recipe I have for Cream of Zucchini Soup (it's pretty toasty here in the Mitten State today and a little chill soup sounds perfect). However, the recipe ca...

Where can I get koji for making miso?

by imightbemary 6 years ago

I'm interested in making my own miso, and while I know it's possible to grow your own koji for your starter, the idea of growing mold is sort of intimidating to me. To start, I'd like to keep thing...

Kosher Miso Paste and Cellophane Noodles?

by Melissa 15 years ago

Hi, folks, I'm trying to cook from Levana's cookbook, but she lists ingredients that I can't seem to find with a hechsher. I found red miso paste, but not the brown hatcho miso paste that she list...

Low Salt Miso?

by Fuffy 5 years ago

I have found a low salt miso in England, Clearspring brand, but I can't find one in New York. Anyone know of a low salt miso available here in New York?

sooo, what does miso taste like?

by chelleyd01 13 years ago

I hear alot about miso soup, miso glaze, miso miso miso! What does it taste like? Would I maybe have already have had miso at a japanese restaurant? Im sure I sound like a goof asking, but I j...

Recipe for miso soup

by robocop 5 years ago

It seems that all recipes for miso soup include dashi, which does not appear to be available ceritifed kosher. Anybody have a recipe for good miso soup without dashi?

Miso sticky toffee pudding?

by timothina 8 years ago

I just read the NYT Op-Ed piece "When a Food Writer Can't Taste." It moved me, especially as I, too, am recovering from a brain injury after being hit by a car that ran a light. I was intrigued w...

Why does the miso become tasteless?

by anotherjennifer 6 years ago

I love the flavor of miso. Miso soup is delicious. I'd really like to do some kind of chicken with miso for family dinner. I've tried a couple of different recipes, including this one http://www.th...

Miso paste - tips on storage? how to use?

by masha 6 years ago

Back story: The NYT recently had an article on Asian pantry items to keep on hand for easy meals, one of which was miso paste. Even before that article, I'd clipped a few recipes that looked appea...

How long does miso paste last?

by Ethan N 14 years ago

Inspired by the miso paste post below, I rooted (sorry) around the fridge and found a tub that's been sitting there since last winter. Can I still use it? And while we're at it, what are your fav...