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Feb.
26th

Dining event: Sukiyaki dinner at Tacoma Buddhist Temple

The miso soup pictured here was served last week to temple members at a Tacoma Buddhist Temple preview of the sukiyaki dinner, which will be held March 2.
The miso soup pictured here was served last week to temple members at a Tacoma Buddhist Temple preview of the sukiyaki dinner, which will be held March 2.

Traditional Japanese miso soup is so simple, a written recipe seems extraneous.

Miso, dashi, tofu and water. Heat. Add scallions, if desired.

That’s it.

Or is it?

For the Rev. Kojo Kakihara, Tacoma Buddhist Temple’s minister, the basic miso formula is a launching point for what can be a much more complicated, vegetable-rich soup.

His brightened-up style of miso soup will be made by temple members and served Sunday at the Tacoma temple’s annual sukiyaki dinner fundraiser. Read more »

Feb.
28th

50 years of soup: Tacoma Buddhist Temple serves sukiyaki to the public this Sunday


The sukiyaki cooking booth at the 1965 dinner at the Tacoma Buddhist Temple.

Only the hairstyles have changed since the Tacoma Buddhist Temple’s first sukiyaki dinner. The recipes, the cooks, the servers, and even the cooking utensils are just as they were when the temple started the community fundraiser dinner in 1962. The 50th annual dinner is this Sunday (March 4, 2012) at the temple. Read more »