Mustard matches the sweet miso sauce. Pork entrails on skewers and black hanpen are also delicious
‘Shimizu oden’ is distinguished by dipping it in a miso flavored sauce, having skewers of pork entrails in it, and having a light colored dashi stock. The flavor of the sweetish miso sauce is adjusted with dashi powder and mustard. Being able to adjust the flavor to suit your taste is one reason behind its popularity. ‘Shimizu oden’ is similar to ‘Shizuoka oden’, and people often find it difficult to distinguish between the two, however ‘Shimizu oden’ usually contains black hanpen, making it easy to recognize.