So, after boiling the pork to make rafute, I kept all of the stock, which came out to about 4 cups.
With 1 cup of it I tried making ju-shi, which is an Okinawan rice dish cooked with veggies and pork.
I tried a recipe for fu-chi-ba-ju-shi (fu-chi-ba is yomogi (mugwort) in Okinawan, ju-shi is rice cooked with veggies and pork)
Anyway, I didn't have fresh yomogi, and the recipe didn't really have a specific amount to add to the rice, so I just added some julienned kale at the end.
The flavors were really light almost bland because I didn't add any pork when I cooked it, just the pork stock, a little shoyu and gobo (burdock root), I think this was good for Satoshi since he's supposed to watch his salt.
And with the rest of the stock, I threw almost everything I had in my fridge into this soup.
Some thinly sliced pork belly, ito-konnyaku (stringy devil's tongue), tofu (soy bean curd), gobo (burdock root) carrots, daikon, kim chee, a little miso (soy bean paste), a little leftover rice and the pork stock.
The ito-konnyaku made it seem like we had noodles in the soup and was perfect for the cold snap we had.
Hope you are enjoying the weekend.