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Rice Wine and Sake

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Parent Category: Wine and Champagne
Rice wine, a popular alcoholic beverage in Asian countries, uses the amylolytic process to ferment rice starch into sugars. Contrary to common belief, sake would be better described as rice beer, rather than rice wine, because it uses a brewing process to ferment the rice starch.
rice is not good for you if you put a lot of salt in it and there is a certain kind that is heathy for you.
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= Wine Substitute = 1/2 cup fruit juice can be substituted for 1/2 cup wine in desserts. 1/2 cup chicken broth can be substituted for 1/2 cup wine in savory recipes.
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Most people would associate it as the word sake (Japanese for any type of alcoholic beverage), but in Japan, they call it nihon-shu to make it distinct that it's Japanese.
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Although most people would associate "sake" as a "rice wine", but in actuality it's brewed more like a beer.
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The correct spelling is sake
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"Sweet Sake" comes in two forms. The first is also called "Mirin"; it is usually an inferior sake that you can use at home for cooking or in Japanese sauces; people drank it as Sweet Sake during the Edo Period. It costs around $5-10 per 750 ml. The second is called "Nigori" Sake and is for drinkin…
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Yes. It's called saki.
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Nope it doesn't.
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For what? If you are cooking something sure but the outcome will be very different.
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Mijiu.
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Any alcohol should be evaporated while it is cooked. However, consume it in small amounts.
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Yes, rice wine does expire. Rice wine also called sake has a shelf life of about 6 months. After 6 months sediment will begin to form at the bottom of the bottle.
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No the vinegar will preserve itself. It will loose flavor over time.
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Yes its good for you, it has rice, and vinegar
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The store.
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No, wine and vinegar are quite different (whether derived from rice, grapes, or whatever). Wine contains alcohol, and vinegar contains acetic acid.
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When cooking, rice wine and anisado can be substituted in most recipes. Rice wine usually has a higher alcoholic content than grape wine.
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