Posts Tagged ‘Miso Soup’

Miso Dressing and Miso Soup Recipe

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Miso aids digestion and the assimilation of other foods.  It is often used to settle an upset stomach and improve metabolism.  In Japan, commercially available digestive enzymes are made from the same type of koji used to make miso.  What is it exactly?  A protein-rich fermented soybean paste used in soups and stocks, or as seasoning.

A Japanese proverb states that a bowl of Miso soup a day keeps the doctor away!  A few years ago you would only find Miso in specialized shops, but now it has found its way into the major supermarkets too.  Dried Miso soup is becoming very popular as a quick breakfast. Just add hot water and stir.

Japanese Miso Soup Recipe

1 cup of finely chopped onion, (more…)