Definition of miso
: a high-protein fermented food paste consisting chiefly of soybeans, salt, and usually grain (such as barley or rice) and ranging in taste from very salty to very sweet
Recent Examples of miso from the Web
Lamb chop skewers ($21) come with jalapeno-avocado crema; the wagyu ($17) is painted with a miso-agave glaze.
Probiotics can be found in foods such as kombucha, kefir, sauerkraut, yogurt, miso, kimchi, natto, and even chips and popcorn.
Vigneron updates white miso black cod with a dashi broth that includes bobbing flecks of watermelon radish.
And with its rich tahini-miso dressing, this one will satisfy traditional chicken salad-lovers and mayonnaise-haters alike.
Tako poke with miso tended gingery, the octopus snappy without chewiness.
White miso is mild and blends well into stir-fries and soups.
Roast asparagus, burrata, prosciutto and miso butter make for a great nibbler because of the blend of smokiness, salt and creaminess, a montage of differences all playing nicely together.
Expect shio, shoyu, and miso varieties matched with craft beer at both Ramen to Bíiru locations.
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Origin and Etymology of miso
First Known Use: 1615See Words from the same year
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