Bukkake Udon

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Bukkake Udon

When summer heat and humidity sap my appetite (and my will to cook), I whip up this bukkake udon recipe. Springy cold udon noodles in a chilled broth – topped with katsuobushi and a perfectly poached egg – have a restorative effect on me. And it never takes me more than 20 minutes to make!

When I visited my grandmother on our family summer trips to Japan, she lived right next door to a small udon-ya (udon shop). Unsurprisingly, she would tell my brother and me that the key to beating Japan’s summer heat and legendary humidity was by slurping cold noodles like somen, soba and udon – so why don’t we go next door? While my brother always

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