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g-1. What is the difference between Hon-Mirin, Mirin and Mirin-Fu?

Hon-Mirin: Hon-Mirin is made with sweet rice, koji mold, and shochu (distilled sake). Other ingredients such as sweeteners (corn syrup, glucose, malt sugar), amino acids, and sake kasu (lees) may be also used.


Mirin: The main difference between Mirin and Hon-Mirin is the usage of sake instead of shochu in Mirin. The ingredients of Takara Mirin include sake (made with rice, water, koji mold, and yeast), glucose, and corn syrup (No High Fructose Corn Syrup is used in Takara Mirin.)


How do Hon-Mirin and Mirin work with foods?
Hon-Mirin and Mirin are gourmet seasoning sakes. They are used to enhance the natural flavors and richness of food, as well as augment its body and texture.


Mirin-Fu: Mirin-Fu is a Mirin-like seasoning product which contains no alcohol, and can enhance to a degree food flavors and texture.


   
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