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Kanpai to Sake! - Why the Love for Japan's National Drink is on the Rice

Kanpai to Sake! Why Our Love for Japan’s National Drink is on the Rice

It’s no surprise that sake is so misunderstood by us westerners. Our alcoholic history mostly involves fermenting, brewing and distilling fruit and grain – and even then we generally have a hard time getting beyond the basics of wine and beer. Sake, on the other hand, involves polished rice, mould, and exotic flavours such as …

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A Taste of Japan's Cuisine and Sake Arrives to West Cork on the 10th of November

A Taste of Japan’s Cuisine and Sake Arrives to West Cork on the 10th of November

Kate Ryan is bringing a taste of Japan’s cuisine and sake to West Cork with a special Japanese cookery demonstration by Fiona Uyema, author of the “Japanese Food Made Easy” cookbook. Attendees will also enjoy a tasting with one of Ireland’s leading experts in Sake, Joe Moore. Fiona has been blogging about Japanese food for many years, sharing her fascinating …

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For Sake’s Sake – Your Guide to Japan’s Rice Wine, with Sake Cosmo Recipe

The alcoholic beverage called ‘sake’, Japanese rice wine, is made from polished rice and a type of bacteria culture called koji. Although sake is similar to wine in appearance, the brewing process of sake is more similar to beer. The alcohol content of sake is higher than wine and beer which is usually up to …

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