Premium Wadakyu Katsuobushi Bonito Flakes 500g

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Premium Wadakyu Katsuobushi Bonito Flakes 500g
プレミアム 和田急鰹節 かつお節 500g

Dried and smoked bonito flakes with dark red meat removed - PREMIUM!

Ideal for soups like miso soup, hot pots, soba and udon noodles, and toppings for things like takoyaki or okonomiyaki.

How to Make Katsuobushi Stock:

1. Bring 1000ml water to the boil in a saucepan.  Add 40g of fresh Katsuobushi to the boiling water.

2. Simmer for 1 minute. Turn off the heat and wait a few minutes until the Katsuobushi has settled down to the bottom of the saucepan. Drain Katsuobushi through a sieve. You can wring out and reuse the Katsuobushi up to 24 hours later to make a second batch of stock. 

3. Store the used Katsuobushi in the fridge before making a second batch. 

4. Second batch of stock. Simmer the Katsuobushi used in the first batch with 500ml of boiling water for 5 minutes in a saucepan. Use less water for a stronger stock!

Store in cool, dry and dark place. Once opened seal the bag for freshness. and keep refrigerated at less than 8 degrees Celsius. Use within 7 days. 


  • Size: 500g
  • Units Per Case: 1
  • Packaging Material: Plastic
  • Manufacturer: Wadakyu
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Please note: As this product is imported from Japan, the best before date may be printed in the Japanese date format YY/MM/DD. If you are unsure, please contact us.


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  Per 100g
Energy 1563kj/369kcal
Fat 5.2g
- of which saturates 1.7g
Carbohydrate <0.1g
- of which sugar <0.1g
Protein 80.6g
Salt 0.3g


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How to Make Takoyaki

Takoyaki consists of minced or diced octopus dipped in a wheat flour-based batter and cooked in a special moulded pan.

Osaka style Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki is a common Japanese street food that is rich in protein and very filling. The dish is a type of pancake but differs significantly from sweet American-style pancakes.