Potato Water Dashi with Smoked Shrimp Heads

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Appears in
Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

By Ole Mouritsen

Published 2014

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  • ½ kg (about 1 lb) mature potatoes, unpeeled
  • 1 L (


  1. Scrub the potatoes thoroughly, add the water and salt, and boil them over low heat until they are tender.
  2. Pass through a sieve to remove the solid pieces, and reserve the basic stock. Add the powder made from the smoked shrimp heads to taste.