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HOW TO DRINK OUT OF MASU(Square Sake Box)

If you have ever been to a small Izakaya (Sake bar in Japan) and ordered a glass of Sake, you might have seen a waiter giving you a Sake glass inside a square wooden box and pouring Sake until the Sake overflows and spills into the wooden box. That box is called Masu (枡). You might […]

OVER FLOW YOUR CUP!! – SIZZLE SAKE SET

Hello. Thank you for always reading Sake Talk.
Have you read our recent post “The 10 Best Vessels for Cold Sake”?
In this post, we introduced many sake vessels. As Sake lovers, we are sure many of you already possess various sake vessels. However, we wonder if your eyes are as satisfied as your sense of taste […]

5 EASY SAKE PAIRING JAPANESE FOOD AND RECIPES

Is it difficult to make Japanese food at home?
To enjoy Sake deliciously at home, to “drink at home” happily, obviously our favorite bottle of Sake is necessary. However, imagine if we were able to prepare a snack, a Sake pairing appetizer, to complement the sake? Wouldn’t that be a perfect evening? It is easy to […]

HOMEMADE SAKE SANGRIA RECIPE

We all know Sangria, wine infused delicious, juicy fruits. Sangria is popular in Japan as well, especially among women who favor its sweet flavor and cute appearance. But did you know it is possible to make Sangria with sake?
To make Sangria, the sweetness and acidity of the fruits used blends with the wine to produce […]

THE 10 BEST VESSELS FOR COLD SAKE

What’re the 10 Best Vessels for Cold Sake?
In the previous article, “Warm Sake” was featured. So in this article let us introduce the best vessels for “Cold Sake”. These sake cups will make you have more precious time to enjoy cool Sake.

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1.1 Cold Sake Set Ice Pocket Purple
1.2 Sizzle Sake Set
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SNACKS TO COMPLIMENT UMAMI SAKE

Snacks to Compliment Umami

Now that we know what umami is, most of us cannot wait to sample this umami rich sake. However, it would be advisable to know what foods or snacks compliment the umami sake. What types of food can be paired? Not just to enjoy the beverage, but by pairing the umami sake […]

WHAT IS MEANT BY THE JAPANESE TASTING SENSATION UMAMI?

When describing the delicious sensation of Japanese sake, we often hear the word umami. Most people have a fuzzy idea of what umami means, but aren’t we curious as to the actual meaning of this word?
Umami is not used only to describe how delicious sake is. It has a concrete composition. In this article, we […]

THE 10 BEST VESSELS FOR WARM SAKE

 
What’re the 10 Best Sake Sets for Warm Sake?
Do you know Sake could be heated up?? It is pretty common to have hot or warm Sake in Japan. Even though it is sometimes called “Warm Sake”, it is not like boiling Sake, of course. Don’t make Sake too hot.
If you want to know the temperature for serving […]

A BEAUTIFUL PATTERN BLOOMS. TRADITIONAL HAND CRAFTS OF SATSUMA KIRIKO

 

◆ What is exactly the glass technique of the Kiriko that is still being very popular
 

The glass products of Kiriko are still very popular and has got huge fans in Japan.

It shows a unique pattern with cuts when processing the glass. Many of them are mainly being cutting off the corners of cubes.

Satsuma Kiriko and […]

THE POPULAR AND LOVELY VESSELS FOR WEDDING

 

 

 

 

The Japanese traditional wedding according to Shinto rites sometimes can be held at a shrine.

It is where solemn and sacred man and woman swear their eternal love through god of the shrine.

During the wedding, there is a ceremony in which the couple who becomes husband and wife take sake from God with Sakazuki (sake cup) […]