Mouthwatering Miso Recipes: A Complete Cookbook of Asian Miso Dish Ideas! (Paperback)
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Have you heard in the past that miso is only used in soup? For many people, this has been their only experience with miso. Can it be used in other types of recipes?Yes, indeed From breakfasts to hearty meals, appetizers and even desserts, miso is a versatile ingredient that you can include in many recipes that will delight your family and friends.Maybe you're surprised to learn that there are over one thousand types of miso, and they vary in color, texture and, of course, flavor. The miso most often found outside Asia is usually white or light miso and red or dark miso. Light or white miso is usually sweeter and lighter, since it isn't fermented as long as some other types. Dark or red miso has a saltier, stronger flavor, made with more salt and soybeans. It's more intense than light miso. You can use miso in paste form as an ingredient mixed with soups, batters, dressings and sauces. It can be eaten raw or cooked. You can purchase miso in containers and it's ready to be used. The taste is known as umami and it's generally savory. Miso adds a special taste to so many dishes. Try one today.