Unfiltered Nigori Pure Rice Vinegar
KAWASHIMAYA unfiltered nigori pure rice vinegar is brewed with acetic acid bacteria that have been preserved in a brewery that was established in Edo Period.
This vinegar is characterized by these points:
・ Unfiltered, so the live cultures remain intact
・ No added alcohol
・ Made with static fermentation method inherited from the Edo period
Ingredients With Abundant Nutrients
Unfiltered Nigori Pure Rice Vinegar is made with:
Rice from Saga Plain that is cultivated with reduced pesticide
In-house raw koji made over three days and three nights
Cold water from Saga
Traditional Long-term Static Fermentation Inherited From The First Generation of Traditional Brewery
First, moromi sake is made by natural fermentation for a long period of time. Then, steamed rice is added to make it richer. The manufacturing process is done carefully for 300 days until completion.
Unfiltered Nigori Pure Rice Vinegar With Active Acetic Acid Bacteria
Acetic acid bacteria are usually removed from the regular clear vinegar through filtration and heat sterilization.
The acetic acid bacteria that live in unfiltered nigori vinegar are unique to each vinegar shop that have been passed down from generation to generation. The acetic acid bacteria, which is indispensable for making vinegar, is a great existence that also enhances the health of our body.
That's why Unfiltered Nigori Pure Rice Vinegar is delivered in its natural state containing acetic acid bacteria without filtration or heat sterilization.
Regular Vinegar vs Unfiltered Nigori Vinegar
Did You Know?
Most Regular Vinegars Are Grain Vinegar
The type of vinegar that we often see in the kitchen of our house or in the storefront can be categorized as grain vinegar. However, in reality, there are various types of vinegar, not just grain vinegar. One of the other varieties of vinegar is rice vinegar, which is light in color and looks similar to grain vinegar. Rice vinegar is actually the oldest vinegar in Japan.
So, What’s The Difference Between Rice Vinegar And Grain Vinegar?
Rice vinegar is vinegar brewed using 40g or more of rice per liter of vinegar. As the name describes, pure rice vinegar is made only from rice. The mellow sweetness and umami unique to rice vinegar can be enjoyed even more when used without adding heat to it.
Grain vinegar is made from all kinds of grains like rice, wheat, sake lees, corn, etc. It features a refreshing acidity and a sharp vinegar aroma. Since the acidity tends to remain even when cooked, it is suitable for dishes that make use of the acidity such as sweet and sour pork.
Let's use the tasty vinegar in daily cooking by using it properly according to the purpose!
Use Unfiltered Nigori Rice Vinegar To Upgrade Your Cooking
① Mix for making dumpling sauce and salad dressing, etc.
② To make a vinegared dish with a distinctive umami in the soft acidity
③ Make all kinds of pickles that have a mellow flavor
④ Use it to make vinegared rice, chirashizushi, maki sushi, and nigiri sushi for a higher-grade taste
⑤ Bring out the taste of fish and meat
With The Power of Fermented Acetic Acid, The Rice Vinegar Is Enriched With All Kinds Of Nutrients
Consuming white rice by itself might be filling, but rice is not exactly known as the most nutrient rich ingredient out there. However, when white rice is fermented and processed into vinegar, 15 types of amino acids and more than 70 types of organic acids are produced.
Vinegar That Contains Amino Acids And Organic Acids To Improve Your Health
Amino acids contained in rice vinegar and organic acids such as acetic acid and citric acid will refresh the mind and body that tend to stagnate due to lifestyle related health problems. It is healthy and great for your diet!
No Rush, No Hurry, And Preserve As It Is
In the year 1832, the first generation, Ukon Izaemon, who was a government official in Hizen Province (an old province of Japan in the area of Saga and Nagasaki prefectures), was taught how to make vinegar as a thank-you for giving an inn to a stranger.
Over 190 years after that, the fermentation of vinegar, which has been handed down along with the manufacturing method, was carefully inherited from the first generation. With the motto of "no rush, no hurry, and preserve as it is". Even now, the manufacturing process is still using the traditional method and still takes a long time. The manufacturer is working carefully on the vinegar production.
Great Value For Everyday Use
Compared to general vinegar on the market, the size has a considerably larger value. The bottle is convenient to transfer to another container as well, in case you need the vinegar for multiple purposes.
Other Size Variations
1000ml 3 Bottles Set
||Unfiltered Nigori Pure Rice Vinegar
||1800ml x 2 Bottles Set
||Rice (Saga Prefecture)
||Please keep away from direct sunlight and don’t put it at places with high temperature or humidity.