A Wintry Vinegar Stir-fry Dish Of Pork, 'nira' And Daikon Radish

A wintry vinegar stir-fry dish of pork, 'nira' and daikon radish

A familiar aroma wafts from Iio Jozo, a vinegar brewery in Miyazu, Kyoto Prefecture, that stands by the seaside near the Amanohashidate sandbar, considered one of Japan's three most scenic views.

Akihiro Iio is the fifth-generation proprietor of the brewery that has been producing vinegar for 125 years. The company makes all of its rice vinegar from pesticide-free rice.

Vinegar A Secret Ingredient To Pork Loin Dish For Weight-watchers

Vinegar a secret ingredient to pork loin dish for weight-watchers

Beside its core business, Tanita Corp. operates a franchise of eateries that center on healthy low-calorie, low-salt lunches for those who are keen to lose weight.

Tanita is a household name when it comes to the manufacture of weight scales and body-composition analyzers that measure the percentage of a person's body fat.

Fried Chicken Marinated In Refreshing Ume Apricot Vinegar

Fried chicken marinated in refreshing ume apricot vinegar

Ume (Japanese apricot) become plumper each time it rains here in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan's top production area of the fruit.

The town of Minabe is home to the renowned Nanko-ume. It was 44 years ago that the "ume ka" (ume section) was opened in the village office of Minabegawa, which later became Minabe town.

Nanban-zuke (fried Fish In Vinegar With Onion) Recipe

Nanban-zuke (Fried fish in vinegar with onion) RecipeIngredients
60ml (1/4 cup) rice wine vinegar
55g (1/4 cup) caster sugar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 red capsicum, seeded, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons plain flour
1 tablespoon cornflour
300g white fish fillets (such as flathead), cut into 5 x 2cm-wide strips
Vegetable oil, to shallow-fry
Steamed rice, to serve

Eggplant In Spicy-sweet Vinegar Marinade

Eggplant In Spicy-Sweet Vinegar MarinadeIngredients
2 Japanese Italian or Dutch eggplants, or 1 small American eggplant, stemmed and cut lengthwise in quarters
2 small fennel bulbs cut lengthwise in quarters
1 small radicchio trimmed and cut lengthwise in quarters
Vegetable oil for frying
1 to 2 tablespoons minced parsley for garnish

Simmered With Vinegar, Saury Is A Refreshing Dish

Simmered with vinegar, saury is a refreshing dishAlthough catches are less than usual this year, the season for saury, a fall delicacy, has arrived.
Grilling is a popular choice, but cooking expert Megumi Fujii suggests simmering the fish with vinegar for a change.
“The recipe also suits other blue-backed fish such as ‘aji’ (Japanese mackerel) and ‘iwashi’ (sardine),” she says.

Vinegar Curry Recipe

Vinegar Curry RecipeWe call curry “kare rice” and it is a very popular home cooked meal. Studies have shown that an ingredient found in curry, curcumin, boosts brain activity in elderly people and reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.