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Ama no Kura Sake Brewery Kyoto

In Amanohashidate, in the northern part of Kyoto prefecture, there is a famous vineyard where you can taste and buy locally-produced wine. Unfortunately, it’s terrible. I think countries should stick to what they do best, and, just like you wouldn’t expect much from Italian sushi, so you shouldn’t expect much from Japanese wine. 436 more words


Kacho Falmouth: beautiful Japanese food in Cornwall

Dydh da from Kernow (hello from Cornwall)!

To commiserate the fact that I am now closer to being 30 than 20, I decided to hole up in the motherland for a long weekend, lick my wounds and generously apply anti-wrinkle cream. 349 more words

Miyashita Hare No Kuni "Sunshine Country" Junmai

The Details:

  • Brewery: Miyashita
  • Prefecture: Okayama
  • Designation: Junmai
  • Seimaibuai: 65%
  • ABV: 15.5%
  • Rice: Akebono
  • Price: <$35.00

The Basics

As a junmai-shu, this saké is made only with water, rice, koji, and yeast (i.e. 475 more words


XO sauce

mrs balls chutney, sweet chili sauce, sweet chilli sauce, soy sauce, BBQ sauce, mirin, sake, ginger, lemongrass, lemon grass

(Best served in lamb steamed buns)

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Friday Night Fun


Sake is a popular alcoholic beverage in Japan. Actually, sake is not a specific drink, but is any alcohol in Japan that is made by the process of fermenting rice. 40 more words

History Of Food

Kyoto Sake Tasting: Kinoshita Brewery-Tamagawa Kounotori by Phillip Harper (conducted at La Sommeliere in Shizuoka City)

I don’t mind repeating it all the time but I prefer conducting sake tastings in the right environment but not many places are propitious for that exercise or willing to help. 605 more words


Tsukinowa – “Moon Ring” Tokubetsu Junmai

The Details:

  • Brewery: Tsukinowa
  • Prefecture: Iwate
  • Designation: Tokubetsu Junmai
  • Seimaibuai: 55%
  • ABV: 16.5%
  • Rice: Ginotome
  • Price: <$35.00


The basics

As a junmai-shu, this sake is made only with water, rice, koji, and yeast (i.e. 336 more words