Black vinegar is made of fermented rice, wheat, barley, and sorghum. Used as a basic ingredient in many Chinese kitchens, it has a mild sweet and tart taste that will attribute a sharp full flavor to any dish.
A classic Ponzu, skillfully crafted in the Kyoto Tradition. Cedar Aged Rice Vinegar and Mirin are delicately married with a vibrant Momotaro Tomato broth and peppery-cumin Sudachi Lime citrus with the exceptional Umami balance of Takuko Organic Tamari, Bonito and Kombu Seaweed. Works beautifully with brunch cocktails, fish & shellfish, salads & vegetables, dumplings or marinades. A must for all Japanese Cuisine enthusiasts.
A fundamental ingredient used throughout Japan, Yakami Orchards Yuzu Ponzu is hand crafted using only the finest quality ingredients. Fresh Yuzu Juice and Yuzu Zest are expertly married to a Cedar Aged Rice Vinegar & Salted Mirin base, then finished with Bonito and Kombu Seaweed and artfully aged to unequalled perfection. From exotic cocktails to marinades & dressings, Yakami Orchards Yuzu Ponzu yields unparalleled balance. Add Takuko White Shoyu or Tamari to create a simple dipping sauce or reduce to create the perfect glaze. Its limits are extensive, a must for any Japanese Cuisine enthusiast.
Sublime, mellow and flawless, this extraordinary ingredient from Kyoto Prefecture is truly exceptional. Haku Mizunara Whisky Barrel Aged Shoyu is first traditionally brewed preserving ancestral methods of the mushiro koji process yielding an exceptional shoyu. master craftsmen then thoughtfully age the shoyu in Japanese Whisky Barrels made from Mizunara hard wood, a type of japanese oak. The result is a mellow, delicate shoyu with a touch of sweetness that stimulates all of the senses.
Haku Black Garlic Shoyu is a truly extraordinary expression of the progressive next generation of Shoyu Masters from Kyoto Prefecture. Following traditions dating back 3,000 years, while introducing new techniques and ingredients to produce an exceptional product worthy of their ancestor’s approval. These master craftsmen have perfectly paired the individual qualities of Shoyu and Black Garlic to create a symphony of flavors unrivaled by any Shoyu today. Complex aromas of earthy must and fermented soy beans are present on the nose while flavors notes of Fig, Raisin, Molasses and subdued hints of Garlic fill the palate. Used in Japan as a finishing Shoyu or as a stand-alone ingredient, Haku Black Garlic Shoyu stands out among Japan’s great Shoyus.
Delicate, subtle and refined, a fundamental Ingredient of Japanese cuisine. Haku Iwashi Whisky Barrel Aged Fish Sauce is Master crafted following ancestral methods dating back to the edo period, 400 years ago. Using only the Iwashi sardine from the Sea of Japan which is much bigger and fattier than its Mediterranean counterparts. Japanese Iwashi fish sauce is first aged 2 years before it is further refined and aged an additional 12 months in Japanese Whisky Barrels yielding a more mellow, delicate texture and flavor with an understated sweetness. Quintessentially the perfect finishing sauce.