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Japanese rice vinegar and other vinegars


The majority of Japanese vinegars are made from rice and are called KOMEZU rice vinegar. They are usually milder than European vinegars and can therefore be used wherever a mild acidity is required. At the same time, rice vinegar is also more aromatic than the majority of European vinegars. Modern, inexpensive Japanese vinegars, however, can also contain grain, which leads to a significantly weaker aroma and stronger acidity.

 

A distinction is made between the following vinegar categories:


GENMAI ZU rice vinegar


... based on unpolished brown rice. The taste of the vinegar is more complex and stronger than polished rice.

 

KUROZU rice vinegar


... "Black vinegar" is made from brown rice or barley and fermented over a very long period of time - one to three years. It is very dark in color and has its very own aroma.

 

KASUZU


... is made from Sake Lee (also called Sake Kasu). Sake Lee are the solids that are left over after sake production. This vinegar is reddish in color and has a lot of aroma.


SUSHI SU rice vinegar


... is a sushi vinegar to which salt and sugar have been added, so to speak, a spiced rice vinegar. As the name suggests, it is used in particular to prepare sushi. But it can also be used for dressings or as an ingredient for sauces.

 

KOKUMOTSUZU


... is a grain vinegar, it is very light with a rather weak aroma. It is mainly used for marinades.

 

And which rice vinegar does Japanese sushi masters use for sushi?


Every sushi master has his personal preferences. Some use seasoned rice vinegar, some take a grain vinegar and season it themselves according to their own ideas. Still others vary in the sushi vinegar depending on the fish it is. Many 3-star sushi masters in Tokyo use an Akasu, which brings a lot of umami with it without the addition of spices via a special fermentation.

 

 


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Black rice vinegar matured for 3 years

Product no.: JPKAK001

150 ml

Handcrafted fine Kurozu rice vinegar with a maturation period of 3 years

Black rice vinegar matured for 5 years in porcelain

Product no.: JPKAK002

1 l

Handcrafted fine Kurozu rice vinegar with 5 years of ripening - presented in high quality in porcelain - ideal as a gift

Genmai Su rice vinegar

Product no.: JP63100

250 ml

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Mizkan Sushi Su rice vinegar

Product no.: JPA070

250 ml, seasoned

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Mizkan Kokumotsu Su

Product no.: JPA021

500 ml, unseasoned

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Mizkan Kokumotsu Su

Product no.: JPA022

900 ml, unseasoned

Otafuku Sushi Su Rice Vinegar

Product no.: JPA088

500 ml, seasoned

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Edomae Sushi rice vinegar

Product no.: JPYOK001

150 ml

Seasoned Japanese rice vinegar for Edomae Sushi

Kinsho Sushi Master rice vinegar

Product no.: JPYOK002

150 ml

Unseasoned Japanese rice vinegar for sushi, used by 24 of all 27 sushi restaurants in Tokyo with a Michelin star

Midori Sohonten Restaurant Sushi Vinegar

Product no.: JPYOK003

300 ml

Spiced premium rice vinegar for sushi developed by a popular sushi restaurant in Tokyo

Rice vinegar for seafood

Product no.: JPTO2

360 ml, seasoned

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Premium Rice Vinegar

Product no.: JPMAU010

300 ml, seasoned

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Yokoi Kinshu Akasu

Product no.: JPCH12

1.8 l

The sushi vinegar of the sushi masters! Unseasoned and completely natural, yet with a full aroma and lots of umami!

Mizkan Suehiro Su U.K. 20L

Product no.: JP40823

20 l, seasoned

Yokoi Rice Vinegar Akasu 20L

Product no.: JPC033

20 l

The sushi vinegar of the sushi masters! Unseasoned and completely natural, yet with a full aroma and lots of umami!

Japanese bonito vinegar Sanbaizu (Dashi vinegar)

Product no.: JPMAU009

300 ml

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Japanese bonito vinegar Sanbaizu (Dashi vinegar)

Product no.: JPMAU009A

700 ml

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Rice vinegar for seafood

Product no.: JPTO10

360 ml

Japanese rice vinegar, very mild, with a lot of umami. Excellent with seafood like crab, scallops etc.

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Rice vinegar for seafood

Product no.: JPTO11

720 ml

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Black kombu rice vinegar

Product no.: JPMSS05003

300 ml

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Black Konbu rice vinegar

Product no.: JPMSS05003B

700 ml

Noble Japanese rice vinegar with lots of umami from a traditional vinegar factory

Japanese Vinegar With Black Garlic

Product no.: JPMAU0010

300 ml

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Kurozu Vermont Honey Vinegar

Product no.: JPMSS05010

Rice vinegar with yuzu and agave syrup

Product no.: JPTO18

200 ml

Rice vinegar with mandarins and agave syrup

Product no.: JPTO4

200 ml

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Rice vinegar with plum

Product no.: JPTO30

180 ml

Rice vinegar with plum

Product no.: JPTO30B

900 ml

Sakura cherry blossom vinegar

Product no.: JPTO15

360 ml

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Sakura cherry blossom vinegar

Product no.: JPTO16

900 ml

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