Rice koji is a fermented food, that is oftentimes used for making amazake, a traditional Japanese rice drink. Using this special Aizakura dried rice koji, you can make delicious amazake at home whenever you want!
Aizakura rice koji is made by seeding carefully selected non-glutinous rice from Mikawa in Aichi prefecture, using traditional cultivation methods. The rice grains are grown under strict temperature control and careful surveillance.
Aizakura rice, in particular, is characterized for having a unique yet strong sweetness, which will surely make your amazake taste even more delicious.
Besides using this dried rice koji for making amazake, it can also be used in seasoning savory dishes, making traditional Japanese sweets, or even making other types of Japanese koji such as salt koji or soy sauce koji.
Start with 200g of Aizakura Rice Koji and 200cc of 60°C hot water.
Add the rice koji to the hot water and mix well to combine. Keep it warm at 60°C for 6-8 hours, and the basic amazake is ready.
You can use a yogurt maker or a rice cooker to regulate the temperature easily.
Store the Amazake in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
- Net contents: 600g
- Ingredients: Rice malt (from Japan)
- Made in Japan