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  Rice vinegar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rice vinegar is a vinegar made from fermented rice or rice wine in China and Japan.
Chinese rice vinegars are stronger than Japanese ones, and range in colour from clear to various shades of red and brown.
Normally fl rice vinegar is made with glutinous or sweet rice, although millet or sorghum may be used instead.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rice_vinegar   (287 words)

  
 Vinegar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vinegar is a dilute form of acetic acid, ranging typically from three to five percent by volume for table vinegar and higher concentrations for pickling.
Vinegars that are not actually made from fruit, but which are flavored with fruit or fruit flavors, are not true vinegars, but are instead classified as flavored vinegars.
Cider vinegar is also claimed to be a solution to dandruff, in that the acid in the vinegar kills the fungus Malassezia furfur (formerly known as Pityrosporum ovale) and restores the chemical balance of the skin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vinegar   (1939 words)

  
 Discuss Cooking - Vinegars
Rice vinegar (mostly Chinese in origin) IS made from rice; however, rice wine vinegar (mostly Japanese) is made from the 'leavings' in sake (a rice 'wine') plus rice.
I believe rice wine vinegar is more delicate than rice vinegar, usually al little sweeter, and with less of a 'bite' than the plain rice vinegar.
Rice wine vinegars are generally made from the lees (dregs) of the wine.
www.discusscooking.com /forums/f11/vinegars-6985-print.html   (511 words)

  
 The Asia Rice Foundation: Japan Rice Articles
The majority of vinegar used in Japan today is, however, a blend of wheat, corn and rice vinegars with sake lees and alcohol added in the process.
Vinegared dishes are also seasoned with flavored vinegars such as ponzu -- a combination of citrus juice and soy -- or Tosazu -- a vinegar fortified with bonito flakes
Acharazu is simply rice vinegar sweetened and then seasoned with a bit of soy sauce and small red peppers to give it some heat.
www.asiarice.org /sections/whatsnew/Japan16.html   (805 words)

  
 Bread and a method of producing the same - Patent 4165386
The rice thus polished is water-washed and immersed in water for about 20 hours, followed by draining of the rice fully absorbing water and subsequent steaming of the rice so as to convert the starch of the rice into.alpha.-type.
The amount of rice vinegar added to the dough should be 180 ml to 450 ml, preferably, 260 ml to 300 ml, relative to 25 kg of flour or rye powder.
In addition, the use of rice vinegar serves to lower the pH of the dough by 0.2 to 0.3, rendering the dough optimum for multiplication of yeast.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4165386.html   (3037 words)

  
 Vinegars Types-
Chinese rice vinegars are stronger than those of Japan and range in colour from colourless,through various shades of red and several shades of brown.
This is the strongest of all the vinegars and is used for the same purposes as distilled vinegar.
Umeboshi vinegar is a pink brine with a deep cherry aroma and a fruity, sour flavor.
www.chinesefooddiy.com /vinegars_types.htm   (1521 words)

  
 Sushi -- Rice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rice cooked for sushi should be slightly harder in texture than for other dishes.
A fairly consistent recipe is to use equal amounts of rice and water, which will make the same number of cups of rice as the total of the rice and water.
The rice and water are brought to a quick boil, boiled for 1 minute, covered, simmered for 20 minutes, and let stand for 10 minutes after removing from the heat.
www.rain.org /~hutch/rice.html   (455 words)

  
 Cook's Thesaurus: Vinegars
Vinegars are made by adding a bacteria called Acetobacter aceti to diluted wine, ale, or fermented fruits or grains.
Black vinegar is more assertive than white rice vinegar, and it's often used in stir-fries, shark's fin soup, and as a dipping sauce.
Rice vinegar, though it's sometimes called rice wine vinegar, is made from fermented rice, not rice wine.
www.foodsubs.com /Vinegars.html   (2551 words)

  
 Rice Vinegar Fancy - 00670
Orcids Rice Vinegar is a 100% naturally brewed Japanese style vinegar made with only selected grains of rice and crystal clear spring waters.
Use rice vinegar for gourmet recipes, Japanese cooking, salad dressing or general kitchen use calling for vinegar.
Rice vinegar is delicious served straight as a dressing for salads.
www.asianfoodgrocer.com /product.asp?3=534   (85 words)

  
 Japanese rice
Its fundamental importance to the country and its culture is reflected by the facts that rice was once used as a currency, and that the Japanese word for cooked rice (gohan) has also the general meaning of "meal".
Rice wine is commonly known as sake, which is actually the general term for "alcohol" in Japanese.
Rice is also used to produce vinegar, which in turn can be used as any other type of vinegar, for example, in salads or for preparing sushi rice.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e2043.html   (377 words)

  
 AsianWeek.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mirin (sweetened sake), su or kokumotsu-su (rice vinegar) and sake are all progenies of rice.
Japanese rice vinegar has a mild, sweet flavor and is less pungent than distilled white vinegar, and is not as strong as wine vinegar.
Because of its subtle taste, the vinegar is added during the last stages of cooking to ensure that most of the flavor is retained.
news.asianweek.com /news/view_article.html?article_id=e8594366386a83c66fe6ac1c1bd5f5e4&this_category_id=171   (966 words)

  
 Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A: Rice vinegar is a byproduct of SAKE (Japanese rice wine) and is used heavily with sushi in Japan.
Rice vinegars are popular because they are sweeter, milder, and less acidic than traditional white vinegar.
The flavored Seasoned Rice Vinegars have been infused with a special blend of seasonings that may include Italian herbs, red pepper, roasted garlic, or basil and oregano.
www.nakanovinegar.com /pages/faq.shtml   (817 words)

  
 Untitled
The rice vinegar which is used for cooking and healing remedies is made directly from brown rice.
Vinegar made from brown rice has five times the amount of amino acids as the commercial product made from lees.
It's an ongoing battle as to whether vinegar can help you lose weight, but the ones who say it will, say to drink a glass of water before each meal in which you've added a tablespoon of vinegar and a tablespoon of honey.
vinegar.faithweb.com /custom.html   (1012 words)

  
 Rice Vinegar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rice vinegar is the traditional vinegar of the Far East.
It is made from rice or from rice wine, which is called sake.
Rice vinegar should be stored at room temperature, preferably out of the light.
www.calvin.edu /~jlg6/lab5/rice.htm   (60 words)

  
 Rice Wine Vinegars, Rice Vinegar - Rice Wine Vinegar Definition, Types of Vinegars and Vinegar Manufacturing.
Chinese rice vinegars are milder and less acidic than regular vinegar (as are Japanese vinegars).
White vinegar is the closest in acidity and flavor to regular vinegar.
There are no hard and fast rules, but fl vinegar is generally recommended for braised dishes and as a dipping sauce, red vinegar for soups, noodle and seafood dishes, and white for sweet and sour dishes and for pickling.
www.chinesefooddiy.com /rice_wine_vinegar.htm   (234 words)

  
 Cooking Light Community - Help...what can I substitute for rice vinegar?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rice vinegar is milder, so if you use a different one, you may want to use less (start with half) and then see if you need more to get the right tang.
According to the Cook's Thesauraus, rice vinegar and rice wine vinegar are one and the same.
Notes: Rice vinegars are popular in Asian and they're sweeter, milder, and less acidic than Western vinegars.
community.cookinglight.com /showthread.php?threadid=19367   (246 words)

  
 Is rice vinegar the same as rice wine?
This natural process turns the alcohol to acetic acid and a vinegar is born.
Nowadays, making vinegar is a controlled process, in which certain bacteria are introduced to the alcohol (red or white wine, rice wine, must (for Balsamic vinegar), malt, fermented cider, or any liquid containing sugar or starch that is induced to ferment) and allowed to ferment further.
In more traditional vinegar making, certain parasites were also added to work with the bacteria to promote superior flavor (but we won‘t get into that).
www.ochef.com /339.htm   (198 words)

  
 Bento.com recipes - Sushi Rice
This is the basic technique for producing the glutinous, vinegar-flavoured rice that forms the basis of all types of sushi.
To vary the quantity of cooked rice, remember that the ratio of uncooked rice to water should be 1 part rice to 1 1/4 parts water.
Using a wooden rice paddle, spoon the rice into a rice tub or bowl.
www.bento.com /trt-sushirice.html   (402 words)

  
 Difference: Rice Vinegar/Rice Wine Vinegar
My question is what is the difference between rice wine vinegar and rice vinegar.
There are zillions of vinegars and, indeed, many varieties of rice vinegar and many varieties of rice wine vinegar.
Vinegars have been making themselves out of wines and other alcoholic beverages for thousands of years — it is a natural process in which bacteria in the air combine with the alcohol and turn it to acetic acid.
www.ochef.com /595.htm   (354 words)

  
 NEED NATURAL RECIPES (i.e. dressings) USING: RICE VINEGAR - PointAsk Question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rice vinegar here tends to be very tart, so as a salad dressing, it needs a tad of sugar.
Do oil and vinegar as for italian and add soy sauce to taste (1 tbs per half-cup of dressing) -- and remember to add a little sugar to the vinegar first.
Combine the sesame seeds, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, orange zest,garlic, honey and orange juice in a jar with a tight-fitting lid.Shake briefly.
www.pointask.com /pointask/f_q.php3?qid=20229   (340 words)

  
 Rice wine vinegar?
There are zillions of vinegars and, indeed, many varieties of rice vinegar and
vinegars are commercially made from a wide variety of fruits and grains.
also used as condiments, but still are characterized as mild vinegars.
www.food-newsgroups.com /post/10272/Rice_wine_vinegar?.html   (258 words)

  
 Vinegar Recipes and more from Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar
A sweet and light blend of herbs that is ideal for enhancing red sauces and salad dressings, or for splashing on cold pasta salads.
A sweet, mellow roasted garlic flavor that’s excellent for splashing on white rice and roasted, baked, mashed, and French fried potatoes.
Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar is the secret ingredient to great taste.
www.nakanovinegar.com   (198 words)

  
 Rice Vinegar - Roland Seasoned Rice Wine Vinegar - 20 oz
Roland Seasoned Rice Wine Vinegar has a sharp clean taste that is mellower than distilled white vinegar.
Roland Seasoned Rice Wine Vinegar should be used in salad dressings with a touch of sesame seed oil.
Season Rice Wine Vinegar is the perfect vinegar to use with Asian dishes or accompanying salads.
www.mexgrocer.com /13249.html   (175 words)

  
 Mitoku Organic Brown Rice Vinegar 5 oz Glass Bottle
Beginning as a delectable, unrefined sake (rice wine), well water and seed vinegar are added and the mixture is placed outside to brew in earthenware crocks.
Kyushu Organic Brown Rice Vinegar is the only brown rice vinegar still aged in earthenware crocks.
This rare yet full-bodied vinegar is traditionally made on the island of Kyushu, Japan's southern-most island.
www.simply-natural.biz /Kyushu-Brown-Rice-Vinegar.php   (264 words)

  
 International Recipes OnLine: Food and Wine Dictionary: rice vinegar
There are Japanese as well as Chinese rice vinegars, both made from fermented rice, and both slightly milder than most Western vinegars.
The almost colorless Japanese rice vinegar is used in a variety of Japanese preparations, including SUSHI
Rice vinegar can be found in Asian markets and some supermarkets.
www.internationalrecipesonline.com /recipes/dictionary.pl?5778   (136 words)

  
 Blue Dragon - Japanese Rice Vinegar
Known in Japan as "Su", rice vinegar is used as an essential ingredient in the preparation of sushi.
A variety of vinegars are made in Japan, all of them fermented from rice and fairly mild in flavour, having about 4.2% acidity.
Blue Dragon Rice Vinegar is smooth and mild.
www.bluedragon.co.uk /product/view.asp?PROD=407   (77 words)

  
 Hormel Foods - Glossary - Rice Wine Vinegar
A light flavored vinegar made from rice wine which has been created by adding a bacteria culture to the wine, thus beginning a fermentation process that produces the vinegar.
Rice vinegar is available as a sweetened (also known as seasoned) or unsweetened version of vinegar.
Since rice vinegar has less acidity than other vinegars, the sweetened vinegar is a good choice for vinaigrettes on greens, providing a mildly sweet flavor as a salad dressing.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=34036&catitemid=   (168 words)

  
 Successful Sushi
Sushi refers to the special sweet/sour rice that forms the foundation of the dishes.
It consists of powdered vinegar, sugar, salt, tartaric acid, malic acid, succinic acid and monosodium fumarate.
You are supposed to toss the rice and fan it at the same time so that each grain remains separate and dries to a glossy sheen.
www.health.adelaide.edu.au /paed-anaes/asa/asa8.html   (777 words)

  
 Rice Vinegar - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
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Our unique blend of soy and rice provides all the benefits of soy in a light, tasty crisp for your whole family to enjoy anytime.
Ingredients: Water, safflower and or sunflower oil, vinegar, honey, brown rice syrup, roasted garlic and garlic puree, extra virgin olive oil, basil, dried vegetables...
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 Rice vinegar - Le Comptoir Colonial (Epices du monde)
Rice vinegar - Le Comptoir Colonial (Epices du monde)
Rice vinegar is one a key component of Asian cuisine.
Tasting : rice vinegar is used to prepare salad dressings.
www.bienmanger.com /2F1226_Rice_Vinegar.html   (113 words)

  
 Rice Vinegar and Rice Wine Vinegar are the same thing
Rice Vinegar and Rice Wine Vinegar are the same thing
It is a wine and not a vinegar.
vinegars are generally made from the lees (dregs) of the
www.cyclingforums.com /showthread.php?t=111111   (1765 words)

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