Maybe if your in the area….
For those who eat vegetables, the gomoku ramen ($7.45 to $9.25) presents a picturesque display of carved carrots, won bok and corn, with bay shrimp and squid, in its smoky KOMBU broth.
“While it’s a little difficult to describe, food experts suggest you pop a chunk of Parmigiano-Reggiano into your mouth. As you chew, the tastes will intensify and fill your mouth with an incredible richness and fullness of feeling and sensation — a taste that lingers on and on. That incredible length and intensity of taste is umami at work”
Great Article by Napavalleyregister.com!
I was also excite to hear that Kansai (Where we are located) is has the most 3 star Michelin dining beat Tokyo, Paris, and New York!
Great article on seaweed.
“60 trace minerals, anti-oxidants, vitamins A, C, E and B-complex, iodine, sodium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, beta-carotene and natural astringents.”
Another reason why you should go grab some seaweed salad!
Read more: http://www.timescolonist.com/health/From/3916219/story.html#ixzz18G9xE6fq
Here is another cool article on UMAMI.
Check it out.
The Chinese have a extraordinary history of inventions including gun powder, printing, and paper. Another mystic yet effective invention by the Chinese was their original medicine. One of the formulas included in this amazing medicine was Kunbu??? In Japan, we call it Kombu (not much different really) but please look out for this word in the following article! Enjoy!
In Japan, its been said that the long beautiful hair comes from eating kombu. Well, there are some truths to that! The iodine, which is an important component in the synthesis of thyroid hormones, initially triggers the sympathetic nerve. This improves the protein, lipid, and glucide metabolism, which retains beautiful skin, hair, and nails!