The sake lees(sakekasu) is the solid white substance that remains after pressing the main fermenting mash used to make Japanese sake (rice wine).Since the sake lees is a by-product of manufacturing refined sake, it sometimes contains the rice germ.The sake lees is ingredients on behalf of Japan.
Sake lees effect
The sake lees are rich in vitamins, carbohydrates, amino acids, etc. and are effective in warming up bodies, so kasujiru is often served at events in winter.The sake lees can be eaten as it is, but the flavor is brought out when it is grilled over an open flame, and it can be made to appeal to women and children by sprinkling sugar on it.
Anti-aging drink recipe
The sake lees has an anti-aging effect.I introduce a simple drink recipe using the sake lees.It is a Japanese food drink.
- 100 g sake lees
- 10 g grating ginger
- 2 tsp(10 ml) sugar
- 400 ml soy milk