Mara Seaweed Scottish Dashi

Mara Seaweed Scottish Dashi Kombu Kelp Seaweed Flakes 50g Pouch - add to basket

Serves: Makes 1 Litre


                10g Mara Kombu Kelp Strips

                50g bonito flakes or dried shiitake mushrooms

                1l water


  1. Soak the kombu in a pan fully immersed in water for 20 minutes, then discard the water.
  2. Add a further 1litre of cold water and stand for 2 hours or even overnight.
  3. Slowly bring the pan up to just below a simmer for 10 minutes, then take off the heat and remove the kombu. Avoid boiling the kombu as this can lead to the dashi developing an unwanted bitter flavour notes.
  4. Add the mushrooms or bonito and bring back to the boil. As soon as its boiling, turn the heat off and leave to soak for 10-20 minutes then strain.

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