Posts Tagged ‘japanese’

The Best Japanese Cast Iron Teapot: Fine Nanbu Tetsubins For Your Tea

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in Bar Tools & Glasses, drink

Tea is different all around the world. The plant is the same, of course: all tea comes from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, but the method of preparation and the equipment used varies by quite a bit. The strong black tea with milk that the English drink is incredibly different from the sweet iced tea of the southern United States or the delicate green tea that’s enjoyed in Japan.

What is Japanese Sake?

Written by Jason Adamson on . Posted in drink

What is Japanese Sake?

Sake is a Japaese alcoholic drink made from rice – it is brewed similar to, but not the same as beer and it should be drunk young, as it does not age like wine. Contrary to popular belief most of the sake in Japan is drunk cold.

Warm sake is drunk usually only in winter and only certain types of sake should be heated. Sake goes well with many cuisines but naturally it is best with fish. (Gauntner 2002)