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Thursday, October 07, 2010

Chawan Mushi


Chawan Mushi lit. "tea cup steamed" is an egg custard dish popular as part of a full course Japanese meal.

Chawan mushi

Eaten with a spoon from a ceramic bowl usually with a lid, chawan mushi is flavored with a mix of dashi, mirin and soy sauce and usually contains chicken, shrimp, shiitake or shimeji mushrooms, mitsuba and kamaboko, so the dish is not suitable for vegetarians.

Chawan mushi

In the pictures above, the kamaboko (fish paste) is colored and shaped as a maple leaf.

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