Mirin - the Secret Spice of Japanese Cuisine
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Mirin - the Secret Spice of Japanese Cuisine

Mirin is a Japanese condiment containing about 14 alcohol. To make mirin, they mix together sauteed husked rice, cultivated rice and shochu (a distilled alcoholic beverage) and leave them to ferment for about 2 months.

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The Most Suitable Appetizers for Red Wine

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How to Make a Cheap Wine Taste First Class

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The Perfect Menu for a Day's Outing or Picnic

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The most important thing for any outing is to bring enough water, as well as fruits, with you. You can wash them the day before, dry them and arrange them in a plastic lunch box so they don't get damaged while you're walking.

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Top 10 Golden Rules for Making the Perfect Pie

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