dashi

noun
\ ˈdä-(ˌ)shē How to pronounce dashi (audio) \

Definition of dashi

: a fish broth made from dried bonito

Examples of dashi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vegans can opt for seasonal vegetables, as well as a vegan dashi. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, 22 Dec. 2020 Strain the dashi through a fine-mesh sieve, discarding the solids. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, 21 Aug. 2020 There’s a familiar shoyu ramen — skinny, crinkled noodles with their distinctive alkaline scent in a salty dashi and soy broth. Dominic Armato, azcentral, 11 May 2020 There’s a familiar shoyu ramen — skinny, crinkled noodles with their distinctive alkaline scent in a salty dashi and soy broth. Dominic Armato, azcentral, 24 Apr. 2020 Swap out some or all of the water for broth, coconut milk or dashi. Ali Slagle, New York Times, 20 Apr. 2020 At Villon, Fox has added a shrimp agnolotti with roasted chicken dashi; potato gnocchi with mushroom and kale; and fish and chips with a a sea bean and seaweed slaw, among other things. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, 13 Jan. 2020 The eggs are mixed with light soy sauce, dashi and a mildly sweet sake. Jamie Feldmar, WSJ, 17 Jan. 2020 Last year Akuto and Montgomery added gorgeously composed Japanese-style breakfasts: One meal in July included broiled black cod perfumed with yuzu, dashi omelet, eight-grain rice, broccolini with sesame and almond dressing. Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of dashi

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dashi

Japanese, broth

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“Dashi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dashi. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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