The voyage had begun, and had begun happily with a soft blue sky, and a calm sea.
- 1/2 cup citrus juice try to combine a few different fruits for deeper flavor
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup dried bonito flakes
- 2 x 1 inch piece kombu
- 2 tablespoon mirin
In a bowl, combine all the ingredients. Let sit for at least overnight as it gets better after a few days. Strain. Keeps in the refrigerator for up to a month.