Toasted Capellini with Clams and Dashi
At Nishi in New York City, chef Joshua Pinsky makes an Asian-accented version of the classic Portuguese dish fideos by infusing noodles with a flavorful broth made with, among other ingredients, dashi and soy sauce. To pair, Jordan Salcito suggests the 2014 Punta Crena Vigneto Reiné Mataòssu.Slideshow: Angel Hair Pasta
The dashi can be refrigerated for 3 days.
Dashi powder is available at many health food stores and at Asian markets. White soy sauce, also known as shoyu, and tobanjan, a spicy, fermented bean paste also known as doubanjiang, are available at Asian markets, too.