Fragrant, soft, with a slow mild sourness, it is specially designed for cooking and can tolerate high heat and long cooking. Add a few drops to water to macerate onions, shallots, and garlic and to preserve the color of raw fruits and vegetables (other than green ones). Use a few spoons in soups, stews, stir fries, sweet-sour and pasta dishes to reveal the nuanced flavors of a medley of ingredients. Use it in marinades and braises to tenderize and enrich meats. Add a touch when making noodles to lighten the starch and minimize the gluten released, helping them be soft yet chewy. Add to pasta water to prevent the noodles from sticking.
Iio Jozo Brewery’s unique range of beautifully-flavored, all-natural, umami-enriched rice vinegars has redefined rice vinegar’s role in the modern Japanese pantry, becoming a key seasoning used by cooks to create Japan’s light, yet rich tasting cuisine