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TAG : amazake

Amazake Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

  Photo by Meredith Leigh Yield: 1 quart. Ingredients1-1/4 cups whole milk1/4 cup raw sugar1 pint fresh strawberries, stemmed and halved2 cups puréed sweet amazake1/2 cup very cold heavy creamInstructionsIn a saucepan with a heavy bottom, heat the milk, sugar, and strawberries over medium ...

Customized Amazake Recipe

  Getty Images/bonchanOnce you’ve tried your hand at basic amazake, you can start experimenting with different formulas to create more customized results. The ratio of koji to water or cooked grain will determine the consistency, but the sweetness of your amazake will be more determined by ...

Molding a Future with Koji

  Photo by Kirsten K. Shockey In the first two articles of this series, we introduced Aspergillus oryzae, or koji, in a way we hope has encouraged readers to embark on their own relationships with this amazing mold. After becoming acquainted with the fungus in “Koji: An Ancient Mold and Its ...

Amazake Recipe

  Shutterstock/norikko This recipe is for a very basic amazake. It’s traditionally made with rice — brown, sweet brown, or white — but it works wonders on any grain. This amazake has a thick consistency; eat it as is, or blend it with water to make an amazake beverage. We recommend ...

Homemade Amazake and Sweet Amazake Custard Pudding Recipe

 Homemade Amazake Amazake is my favorite traditional sweet drink. It reminds me of my time working as a nurse in Japan and still always comforts me and makes me feel very warm and cozy. To make this, you will just need kome koji, which you can buy online or in supermarkets, and some sort of ...

Fermentation

Inspiration for edible alchemy.