Notice / Seasonal Food Hiyajiru August 30, 2020 / by Junko Moepero will be making “hiya-jiru (cold miso soup)” a local dish from her birthplace, Miyazaki prefecture. This is usually made with dried horse mackerel, but this time, we will use canned mackerel, so it’s very easy! This is a dish that is tasty even when you don’t have an appetite! 1/2 cucumber 150g tofu 2 tbsp white sesame 3 tbsp miso 200ml dashi stock ice cubes 2 myoga 3 shiso leaves Aojiso cold rice Junko There are so many Japanese dishes and cultures that are not well known outside of Japan and I’m happy to introduce them to you! If you tested any of our recipes feel free to send us a photo and your comments and we will be happy to publish them, even if it wasn't a complete success! :) Seeking the best balance of being free and living a stable life in this busy city, I enjoy kitchen gardening to deepen my connection with nature. Lately, I enjoy traveling to places I’ve never been and dancing Salsa/Kizomba there. Always a traveler at heart. Freelance web/graphic designer. Coffee & chocolate addict.