Ingredients for Mushrooms and Dashima Stock:
- 3-5 shitake mushrooms, dried or fresh
- a few pieces of dashima (sea kelp), about 8 in x 8 in - 20 cm x 20 cm all together
- 3½ oz - 100g of moo or daikon , peels (optional)
- 4 cups of water
How to make Mushrooms and Dashima Stock:
Wipe the surface of the mushrooms and dashima with a wet paper towel.
If you are using dried shitake mushrooms, you can quickly rinse it under water.
Place the mushrooms, dashima and moo in a souppot and pour the water in.
Bring to a boil. Take out the dashima once the water comes to a boil.
Let the mushrooms and moo simmer until the moo is soft.
You can discard the moo but save the mushrooms.