A basic stock used for a lot of Japanese recipes. Ichiban Dashi (First Sea Stock) Makes 4 cups. Ingredients Quantity Measure Ingredient 1 litre water (cold) 10 cm square piece kombu (13-18 grams) 1/2 cup loosely packed katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes) Place the water and the kombu in a pot and let the kombu soak for about 15 minutes. Read More >>