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  • Kome kouji

Masuyamiso Dried Rice Koji, 300 g

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£6.00

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Make your own delicious shio koji, amazake, and tsukemono with this easy-to-use dried rice koji, or rice malt! Rice koji is essentially rice that has been inoculated with a fermentation culture called Aspergillus oryzae. When added to other ingredients, the rice koji breaks these ingredients down into amino acids, fatty acids and simple sugars suitable for fermentation. Become a Japanese food wizard.

ITEM ID: #6908

Background

Japanese cuisine is all about simple concepts done to perfection. Rice koji such as this is used to produce a lot of iconic Japanese foods, such as soy sauce, miso, mirin, sake, and amazake. As such, it is a very useful ingredient to have in the pantry. Check out this and other essential cooking ingredients at Japan Centre online.

How To Use

To make Shio Koji Seasoning:
• Mix 300g rice koji and 90g salt together. Add 450ml water and mix through. Place into a container with an airtight lid.
• Place lid on container, being sure to leave it open a fraction so any gases that are produced can escape. Place in a warm area.
• Stir through once a day for 2-3 days, then allow to ferment for a week to 10 days. Consume as soon as possible.

Nutrition

Per 100g:
• Energy: 1548kJ/370kcal
• Fat: 1.5g
  (of which Saturates: 0g)
• Carbohydrate: 84.3g
  (of which Sugars: 10.72g)
• Protein: 6.7g
• Salt: 0g

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REVIEWS

5 reviews
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20-09-2016
I use the product to make miso, it works well! Takes up an amount of liquid
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02-03-2017
Use as per recipe given on your website. \nIt is superb staf for marinates !
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12-09-2017
Very few places offer this genuine Koji product so was glad that my order was processed quickly. Communucation regarding my purchase was exvellent.
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03-03-2018
Great product
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12-06-2018
Used this product to make my own sake. Not available anywhere else I looked.